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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 However, the current maps are out of date and an extensive Flood Map Modernization Program is currently underway nationwide.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.
April 10, 2014 - WEEKLY CURBSIDE COLLECTION OF YARD WASTE - Residents are reminded that weekly curbside collection of yard waste began the week of March 24 and will continue on a weekly basis until the first week of October, after which collection switches to a bi-weekly schedule. Yard waste is collected on the same day as one’s trash and recycling collection. Grass, leaves and garden debris must be placed in 30-gallon biodegradable paper yard waste bags or in 32-gallon or smaller barrels. Branches must be tied in bundles four feet in length and placed next to bags or barrels. Branch bundles should be no larger than eight inches in diameter. The compost facility is also now open to Warwick residents Mondays through Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
April 4, 2014 - ANNUAL STREET SWEEPING HAS BEGUN - Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian said today that Department of Public Works crews have begun the annual street sweeping project, focusing first on main thoroughfares and sidewalks. Due to the volume of sand on the roads from the frequency of snowstorms this winter, it's expected that crews will be clearing the main roads for the next two weeks. Once work on those roads has been completed, crews will begin clearing secondary roads, Avedisian said.
August 23, 2013 - HIGHWAY EXIT IN WARWICK TO CLOSE FOR CONSTRUCTION - The state Department of Transportation will temporarily close Exit 14A (Route 37 East) off of Route 95 North on Sept. 4 as part of a construction project on Route 37 East in Warwick. Motorists seeking access to Post Road in Warwick are advised to follow the detour via Exit 15 (Jefferson Boulevard), with a left onto Jefferson Boulevard, a right onto Route 95 South and then Exit 14A (Route 37 East). An alternate route is to take Exit 13 (the Airport Connector) to the Post Road exit.
The bridge rehabilitation project on Route 37 East will require extended lane closures. The right lane will be closed between Exit 4B (Route 95 North) and Exit 5A (Post Road) through early December. Extended closures of the center and left lanes will also be necessary as the project continues. Work is expected to be completed in April 2014.
Motorists with questions should contact the DOT's Customer Service office at 401-222-2450 weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.dot.ri.gov, the DOT Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RIDOTNews or subscribe to their Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews.