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Burst Pipe Moves City Annex Offices to John Greene School

Warwick City Hall

UPDATE: Several City offices will be temporarily moving into John Greene Elementary School building located at 69 Draper Avenue, Warwick after a burst pipe damaged the Warwick City Hall Annex.

The, offices, according to the Mayor’s office, are:

· Building Department
· City Council Office
· Community Development
· MIS Department
· Personnel Department
· Planning Department
· Tax Assessors

The move comes following a burst pipe, which caused significant water damage to the Annex building and its offices.

The Tax Collector’s Office will be moving to the lower level conference room located at City Hall. Additionally, the online payment portal remains available to those who need to pay tax bills and can be accessed via the City’s website.

Crews are currently onsite setting up the temporary facility. Constituents are advised that certain departments may have limited availabilities during this time. Full capabilities are projected for the start of business Wednesday morning.

At this time, there is no timeline on when the Annex building will reopen, as damages are still in the assessment process.


WARWICK – City offices were closed today due to water damage from a burst pipe in the City Hall Annex.

Offices closed were:
· Tax Collectors
· Tax Assessors
· Building Department
· Planning Department

The online payment portal remains available to those who need to pay tax bills. Additionally, the Tax Collectors’ Office is in the process of moving temporarily into the lower level conference room located at City Hall, according to the Mayor’s office.

City officials are currently onsite surveying the damage.

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