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Erin F. Liese, CMC
Town Clerk

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

Initiative and Referendum Petition

The Initiative and Referendum Petition is located at: and in the left column on this webpage. Once all petition signatures are gathered in compliance with the petition form and  Jamestown Charter provisions outlined in Sec. 218, Sec. 219, and Sec. 220 located on the website at:  return the petition to the Town Clerk, who will certify the signatures within 30 days. 


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

For general questions:
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
93 Narragansett Ave.
1st Floor
Jamestown, RI 02835

Fax (401) 423-7230