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State to name Luba MFA, East Providence Budget Commission will be dissolved

State to name Luba MFA, East Providence Budget Commission will be dissolved

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com have learned Paul Luba, of Warwick, will be named as the city’s state-appointed Municipal Finance Advisor at the Budget Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday afternoon, Sept. 12, in Room 306 of City Hall. In addition, according to sources, the Budget Commission will be dissolved for a

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Search for East Providence Municipal Finance Advisor accelerates

EAST PROVIDENCE — High-ranking sources in state government have exclusively told The Post and eastbayri.com the search to fill the amended Fiscal Stability Act-mandated Municipal Finance Advisor position for East Providence has accelerated over the last week. At its most recent meeting Thursday, Aug. 22, the Budget Commission announced the liaison position created under the

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Budget Commission allows Superintendent, East Providence School Committee to fill numerous vacancies

EAST PROVIDENCE — With the start of the 2013-14 term just two weeks away, the East Providence Budget Commission Thursday, Aug. 22, granted Superintendent Kim Mercer and the School Committee conditional authority to fill a number of recent vacancies that cropped up in the system. Mrs. Mercer told the Commission 22 employees either requested leaves


East Providence formally requests Budget Commission be abolished

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Post and eastbayri.com recently gained access to a letter penned on behalf of the city by Manager Peter Graczykowski formally requesting State Director of Revenue Rosemary Booth Gallogly to abolish the East Providence Budget Commission (EPBC) in a timely manner. In the letter, dated Aug. 2, Mr. Graczykowski noted

Budget Commission Chairman Diane Brennan and member Peter Graczykowski discuss a matter during the overseers' May 2 meeting.

East Providence Budget Commission previews Municipal Fiscal Advisor position

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Thursday afternoon, Aug. 1, at City Hall, the East Providence Budget Commission announced the parameters of the soon-to-be hired Municipal Finance Advisor. The Commission, following up on initial details given last month, provided a draft of the MFA job description preceding the expected start of a search for a


East Providence affected by changes to Budget Commission legislation passed by Assembly

PROVIDENCE — East Providence must still hire an Administrative and Finance Officer for a five-year period of continued oversight, but it won’t cost as much. The Rhode Island General Assembly this week reconciled legislation to amend state oversight with the city specifically in mind. Following passage of its companion bill (S0984A) in the Senate the

Enrollment for consideration to be included in the next East Providence Fire Department training academy begins on July 20.

Budget Commission approves hiring of new firefighters for East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The understaffed East Providence Fire Department will get a shot in the arm following a decision by the East Providence Budget Commission to approve the hiring of a dozen new firefighters over the next year. The Commission made the decision at its meeting Thursday, June 27, at City Hall. The 12 probationary

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Commission approves Crudele as new East Providence Schools Director of Pupil Personnel

EAST PROVIDENCE — As expected Thursday afternoon, June 27, the Budget Commission approved the hiring of a permanent Director of Pupil Personnel of East Providence Schools with Eileen Crudele being named to fill the post. Ms. Crudele follows Superintendent Kim Mercer from Pawtucket where she was an administrator for over 12 years and was most

East Providence Schools Superintendent Kim Mercer is requesting the Budget Commission approve the hiring of a permanent Director of Pupil Personnel for her department.

Commission expected to approve hiring of new Pupil Director for East Providence Schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — When the East Providence Budget Commission meets on matters of personnel Thursday afternoon, June 27, it is expected to approve the hiring of a new Director of Pupil Personnel among other matters. The Director of Pupil Personnel, a position held on a temporary basis recently by Cheryl Ursillo, oversees the School Department’s