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Erin F. Liese, CMC
Town Clerk

I would like to thank everyone for the cooperation, patience and kindness that has been demonstrated by our community during the early days of the coronavirus outbreak in Rhode Island. As we know each and every individual can assist in preventing the spread.

Please be aware to ensure the safety of its residents and its employees Town Buildings will have limited access  to the public. Despite the buildings being limited to the public, it is vital that the Town remains open to serve.  Each Department, including the Town Clerks Office, remains open, with limited staff and is prepared to serve.

I like to provide you with the following options available:

New- Updated Information On June 2, 2020 Election Click Here : JUNE 2, 2020 GUIDE


April 28th Presidential Preference Primary has been Postponed to June 2, 2020 -Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and implementing social distancing practices, the Presidential Primary on June 2, 2020 will be a predominantly mail ballot election. All registered voters will receive a mail ballot application. For voters who cannot vote by mail and need to vote in person, please know there will be fewer polling places open.   

May 3, 2020- Last day to register to vote, change address/ name. Town  Hall will have registration forms on the outside door on the West Street side of the Town Hall to fill out and use the drop box for finished forms, or visit vote.ri.gov to register or submit any changes.

May 4, 2020 - Last day to change party affiliation

May 11, 2020-  Board of Canvassers meeting 10:00 AM, Town Hall, to Canvass and correct the voter list. 

May 19, 2020-  Deadline for Mail Ballots 

May 20, 2020- Emergency Mail Ballot Voting Begins

June 1, 2020-  Final date by 4:00 pm to vote by emergency ballot.

June 2, 2020 - REPUBLICAN and DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY           7:00 am to 8:00 pm. ALL DISTRICTS WILL BE COMBINED INTO 1 POLLING PLACE FOR THIS PRIMARY ONLY  Districts 1 and 2 vote at JAMESTOWN TOWN HALL - 93 Narragansett Avenue

 

Please visit vote.ri.gov for all voter information, current party, address and status or contact

Voter Information – Check your voter status and register to vote by visiting the following link: https://vote.sos.ri.gov/

Marriage, Birth and Death Certificates – Please visit the following link:  http://www.jamestownri.gov/town-departments/clerk/vital-records

Land Evidence (Deeds/ Mortgages) – Please visit the following link to Search Land Evidence Records at http://www.jamestownri.gov/town-departments/clerk/land-evidence. Your Land Evidence Filings can be sent to us for recording at 93 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown RI. Attention Town Clerk or dropped in our Drop Box located at the back of Town Hall. Please include an email and we can scan and send your record after recording. Please also include a self-addressed stamp envelope for the return of your document.

I have also made arrangements for Window Service in the Back of Town Hall on the Back Patio, with the sign noted Window Service. Please contact our office.

Probate: For forms please visit the following website: https://www.sos.ri.gov/divisions/business-services/probate-forms/Probate Court Hearings we will assess as we move forward.

Dog License/ Rabies Clinic: The Rabies Clinic is postponed at this time. Starting April 1st: Please mail or utilize the Drop Box a Proof of Rabies Vaccination and Licensing fee is as follows: $6.00 Spayed and Neutered dogs and $16.00 Non-Spayed and Non-Neutered dogs. We are granting an extension for return on Licenses until May 30, 2020.

We will try to accommodate everyone to the best of our ability, while keeping us and you safe. I will provide updates as they become available. Thank you so much for your support during this time.

Yours truly,

Erin F. Liese, CMC

Town Clerk

Contact:

Erin Liese, Town Clerk
Karen Montoya, Deputy Town Clerk
Denise Gamon, Probate Clerk

For general questions: eliese@jamestownri.net
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
93 Narragansett Ave.
1st Floor
Jamestown, RI 02835
Phone (401) 423-9800
Fax (401) 423-7230

 

The Town Clerk serves as the secretary of the municipal corporation and is the keeper of the entire recorded history of the community and its people. The duties and responsibilities of this position are defined by the Rhode Island General Laws, Rhode Island Department of Health (Division of Vital Statistics), the State Constitution, the Town Charter and local ordinances. The Town Clerk is also an ex officio member of the Board of Canvassers. The Department of the Town Clerk consists the following divisions:

Town Council Records
Land Evidence Records
Registry of Vital Records
Board of Canvassers
Probate Court
Licensing
Commissions
Committees