Thu, 06/04/2020 - 5:15pm

New Shoreham Town Council FY 2021 Budget Review Schedule

The Town Council will hold budget work sessions and meetings to discuss and act on the Town’s fiscal year 2021 budget on the following dates. 

The New Shoreham Town Council will meet via telecommunication pursuant to State of Rhode Island Executive Order 20-25 dated April 15, 2020.

Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to participate. Guidance for listening, viewing, and commenting will be released at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 7:00 p.m.: Budget Work Session

FY2021 Budget Presentation; Budget Overview; Block Island School 

Monday, June 8, 2020, 6:00 p.m.: Budget Work Session

Review of FY21 Budget as Presented; Discussion of FY21 budget revisions including revenue reductions, strategies for aligning revenue and expense; Department level review - Administration, Finance, Fire/Rescue/ EM, Police, Highways, Harbors, Buildings, Recreation, GIS/Technology, Boards and Commissions; Capital Improvement Program; Debt Service

Monday, June 15, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Budget Work Session

Department level review continued; Community Support; BI Health Services, Library, BI Volunteer Fire & Rescue, BI Early Learning Center, Senior Advisory Committee, NAMI-BI; Block Island School; 

Monday, June 22, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Budget Public Hearing

Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 7:00 p.m. Closed Public Hearing, Warrant Adoption


The Rhode Island Department of Health is finalizing guidance on how communities may conduct Financial Town Meetings. Details will follow.