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City Council to Discuss $6.1M School Bond, Animal Law Commission

Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.
Warwick Police Headquarters at 99 Veterans Memorial Drive.

WARWICK — The Warwick City Council meets tonight for their regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Warwick Police Department’s community room, 99 Veterans Memorial Drive, with a $6.1 million

school improvement bond and creation of a commission reviewing city laws governing animals.

The bond question will be discussed by the finance commission earlier in the day, 5 p.m., at the same venue.

The funds come from a $40 million school infrastructure improvement bond.

Last week, Councilman Ed Ladouceur said it’s unlikely that a plan to use most of those funds in one project or simultaneous projects could be responsibly and efficiently managed.

“We want to see responsible productivity for that bond money,” Ladouceur said.

During their last meeting, the Council also updated City law to make deliberate ground feeding of pest animals, including birds and rats, illegal, with a warning for the first offense, leading up to a $500 fine for a third offense.

Should the commission reviewing the city’s

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other laws governing animals be established, it will present its report and recommendations to the City Council within 6 months of the resolution.

A full agenda for the regular meeting has been embedded below.