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It's Your Right. The Law Is There To Protect You.
Fair housing is a civil right protected by federal law. The City of Warwick's Community Development Office is here to answer your questions and take action, if necessary, to protect you and / or your family from housing discrimination.
Flood hazard maps, also known as Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), are important tools in the effort to protect lives and properties in Warwick. They indicate the risk for flooding throughout the City. However, the current maps are out of date and an extensive Flood Map Modernization Program is currently underway nationwide.
The City of Warwick provides a wide range of facilities for both recreation and athletics. From skating and swimming to dog shows and quilting, the Recreation department is a valuable contributor to our quality of life.
Warwick delivers the development, support, and cutting-edge infrastructure needed to propel companies beyond their local ambitions. Our focus on intermodal transportation means easy access to any destination; the convergence of air, road and rail travel in one place brings unparalleled convenience to businesses on the move.
The Personnel Department’s goal is provide all citizens a fair and reasonable opportunity to serve and receive quality public service by following the provisions of the City’s Personnel Merit System Ordinance and all State and Federal Standards.
The City of Warwick has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®. The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire City of Warwick at a rate of 1,000 calls per minute.
CodeRED® employs a one-of-a-kind Internet mapping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses, live individuals and answering machines.
Apponaug Circulator, Warwick as of 9/12/14
Post Road - West Shore Road to Veterans Memorial Drive:
Installation of the new water and gas mains will continue. We plan to complete our debris removal at the site of the former Bank of America building that was just demolished. Overhead wire relocation is anticipated to continue at the intersection of Post and West Shore Roads. Expect two lanes of travel closed during our construction operations weekdays from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Centerville Road - Diamond Hill Road to Tollgate Road:
We will continue relocating the overhead wires along Tollgate Road, Meadow Street and Gilbane Street, and installing new overhead wires along Centerville Road within the next two weeks. Expect a single-lane closure during our construction operations weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Drive Extension (Former Mill Site):
Installation of erosion control devices and site preparation activities will continue within the former mill site.
Veterans Memorial Drive - Post Road to Greenwich Avenue:
We anticipate removing the concrete road base at the southern half of the roadway as a nighttime operation during the week of September 22. Tree clearing and trimming operations are anticipated to begin, while construction of a new cell phone tower behind the Warwick Fire Department facility continues. Expect one lane of travel closed during daytime construction activities weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information, including schedules and detour maps, please visit www.dot.ri.gov/apponaug/
Barton Corner Bridge, Warwick as of 9/12/14
Our work this week will focus on reconstructing the median crossover area and installing guardrail. We'll have alternating lane closures on I-95 North and South, from Exit 7 (New London Turnpike) to Exit 9 (Rte. 4), Sunday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day, and Monday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
For more information, including schedules and detour maps, please visit www.dot.ri.gov/BartonCorner
WARWICK - Residents are advised that a portion of the city's walking path at Rocky Point, including the northern entrance, will be closed beginning today, September 10, 2014 for approximately two weeks, due to the demolition of the former Rocky Beach cottages.
Mayor Scott Avedisian said, "The City of Warwick has been working closely with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management in monitoring the ongoing demolition work at Rocky Point. We appreciate our residents' ongoing cooperation as we continue to work collaboratively with the State to ensure public safety while this property is being transformed into a beautiful coastal park."
For updates, visit the city's website, www.warwickri.gov.