City Centre Warwick

City Centre Warwick

Learn more about City Centre Warwick, New England's new transit-oriented development hub and premier gateway to Rhode Island.


Fair Housing

Fair Housing

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.

Mapping the Risk in Warwick.  Flood Map Modernization

Mapping the Risk in Warwick. Flood Map Modernization

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 However, the current maps are out of date and an extensive Flood Map Modernization Program is currently underway nationwide.

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

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.

Economic Development

Economic Development

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.

Warwick's History and Heritage

Warwick's History and Heritage

Founded by Samuel Gorton in 1642, Warwick has played a role in some of the most significant events in American history.

City of Warwick Employment Opportunities

City of Warwick Employment Opportunities

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.

Assessors Online Database

Warwick Citizen Self-Service


In the Spotlight

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CodeRED

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.

By registering, you'll be added to the emergency call list.  CLICK HERE to register




PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS





***  Storm-related public service announcements  ***

Wednesday, January 28thWARWICK – Residents are advised of the following:

  • The City of Warwick parking ban has been lifted as of 4PM today.
  • Property owners are reminded that they are responsible for shoveling sidewalks.
  • Trash and recycling collection is canceled today and will resume tomorrow for regularly scheduled Thursday routes. Residents whose trash pickup was canceled on Tuesday and Wednesday will have regularly scheduled trash pickup next week.
  • The Pilgrim Senior Center is closed today and there is no Transwick service. The Center will open tomorrow and Transwick service will resume tomorrow.
  • McDermott Pool, the therapeutic pool and the Thayer and Warburton ice rinks are closed today and there will be no evening programs. These facilities will reopen tomorrow.

Tuesday, January 27thWARWICK – Residents are advised of the following:

  • The travel ban has been lifted as of 8PM.
  • A parking ban is still in effect until further notice
  • Trash and recycling is canceled for tomorrow.

  • Schools are closed again for tomorrow.
  • The city’s EOC is now closed. For plowing or road issues, call 738-2000 ext. 6518
  • City hall will be open normal business hours tomorrow.



Monday, January 26th –  WARWICK – Residents are advised of the following:

  • A parking ban is in effect beginning at noon today throughout the city and will remain in effect until further notice. Cars left on the street will be towed at the owner’s expense.
  • Property owners are reminded that they are responsible for shoveling sidewalks.
  • Trash and recycling collection is postponed one day.
  • The Pilgrim Senior Center is open until 4:30 p.m. today (No evening activities), but will be closed tomorrow and there is no Transwick service tomorrow.
  • Buttonwoods Community Center will be closed tomorrow.
  • McDermott Pool, the therapeutic pool and the Thayer and Warburton ice rinks will be closed tomorrow.
  • The Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane is open today and will be closed tomorrow. For more information, please call 739-5440.

  • School Superintendent Richard D’Agostino has announced that today’s after school activities and late buses are cancelled, and there will be no school tomorrow.
  • Tomorrow’s Board of Public Safety meeting is canceled. The meeting is postponed until the next scheduled meeting which takes place on Feb. 10.
  • The city’s EOC is open. For non-emergency storm-related questions or concerns, call 468-4900
  • Once the storm conditions are upon us and the Transwick buses are no longer running, residents should call the 2-1-1 phone center for assistance and information.


CLICK HERE for Tips on Preparing for the storm




Annual Notice of Meetings - WSA Board
The 2015 WSA Board Meeting Schedule has been released and is available on the Warwick Sewer Authority's page. Or by clicking HERE


Annual Notice of Meetings - Planning Board
The 2015 Planning Board Meeting Schedule has been released and is available HERE




Warwick named to SmartAsset 10 Best Places to retire in Rhode Island
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 23:09

City ranked second in study

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian announced today that the City of Warwick has been recognized as one of the 10 best places to retire in Rhode Island by SmartAsset.

 
Warwick Flood Prone Property Elevation Program
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 15:34

Flood Prone Property Elevation Program

 The City of Warwick, through its Offices of Emergency Management and of Housing & Community Development, is working on identifying residential properties that maybe eligible to participate in federally funded flood & hazard mitigation grant programs to elevate the structure above the current flood elevation.  This voluntary program is being established to compile a list of potential residential properties that have been impacted by flooding in the past and is currently located in a FEMA Flood Zone.  The City is asking interested property owners to contact the Office of Housing & Community Development to be placed on the list for future funding opportunities.

 
Avedisian, Integlia unveil plans for development adjacent to City Centre Warwick
Wednesday, 31 December 2014 08:56

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian and Michael Integlia, president of Michael Integlia & Company, today announced conceptual plans for a prospective development in the business innovation district adjacent to City Centre Warwick that will meet the needs of a 21st Century economy and enhance efforts to revitalize the neighborhood into a vibrant, multi-modal residential and commerce center.

 
Removal of City’s fence at Rocky Point begins this week
Thursday, 11 December 2014 10:45

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian announced that the removal of the City’s fence at Rocky Point, which has separated the city’s portion of the park from the state’s land, will begin this week.

 
Avedisian accepts DEM open space grants on behalf of City
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 14:51

WARWICK – Mayor Scott Avedisian and members of the Warwick Land Trust today attended an event at the Rhode Island State House at which Governor Lincoln Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit awarded the Warwick Land Trust two open space matching grants. The grants total $127,910 which will protect nine acres of open space in the City of Warwick. Mayor Avedisian accepted the awards on behalf of the City.

 
Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM)
Thursday, 23 October 2014 08:54

WARWICK – Residents are advised that the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for coastal areas of Kent County, Rhode Island. These draft flood maps include portions of the City of Warwick, primarily the area along the Pawtuxet River.

 

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Review upcoming and past meetings through this online resource.

 Online Agendas and Minutes

Action Center

This module was created in order to facilitate more convenient and effective communication between you and Warwick City Hall. 

Warwick Action Center

Virtual Ballot Box

What would you consider to be the most critical issue facing Warwick today?
 

Weather Issues

New England weather can change in an instant.  Keep informed on all weather related issues through our online partnership with NOAA. 
 

 
Warwick Weather

Local Traffic

Warwick is a major transportation hub of southern New England.  Through our online resource, you may check flight and bus schedules, local traffic reports, road conditions, and more.  CLICK HERE.

 
Transportation Issues

Local Events

Many events are held throughout Warwick on a regular basis.  To keep you up to date on what's happening, the Department of Culture, Tourism and Development has provided an online events calendar.  CLICK HERE
 
 
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