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City Council President James Briden will be involved in the process of selecting a new administrator to serve as a go-between for the state and city upon the departure of the Budget Commission.

East Providence City Council President Briden gets chance to choose new state overseer

East Providence City Council President Briden gets chance to choose new state overseer

EAST PROVIDENCE — With the East Providence Budget Commission having served its notice of departure during its Feb. 28 meeting, the next bit of business is to find a conduit between the state and city as part of the five-year continued oversight as written in the legislation creating the governing body. State Director of Revenue

Budget Commission sets exit date from East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — Mark down the date, March 28. The Budget Commission is leaving the City of East Providence. At its bi-weekly meeting Thursday, Feb. 28, the Commission set in motion its exit strategy to depart the city after 15 months in charge. Saying the “time has come” and in fact had already past by,

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Clock should be ticking on East Providence Budget Commission’s departure

By any realistic and unbiased measure, the East Providence Budget Commission has been a success. The state overseers came into the city some 14 months ago with a mandate to sort out its finances, stabilize its cash flow, formulate a prudent future financial forecast and make meaningful cuts to municipal government our elected politicians failed


Union chief says East Providence cops have offered concessions to Budget Commission

EAST PROVIDENCE — The lead negotiator for the East Providence Police officers union says his body remains a willing and contributing participant in ongoing contract negotiations with the Budget Commission, despite what appearances may lead many to believe. International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO) Local 569 president Kevin Feeney, during a weekend phone conversation, said

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Budget Commission considers East Providence Finance, HR, Planning requests

EAST PROVIDENCE — Following a number of previous discussions on the topic, the East Providence Budget Commission gave its final approval of Finance Director Malcolm Moore’s department reorganization plans. The Commission did so at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 14, in Room 306 at City Hall. Since coming on board late last summer, Mr. Moore had


East Providence Police, Fire gain Commission consent for vehicle purchases

EAST PROVIDENCE — Just in time, especially for the fire rescue fleet, the East Providence Budget Commission approved the purchase of replacement vehicles by the city’s public safety departments during its meeting Thursday afternoon, Feb. 14, at City Hall. The Commission gave its blessing for the East Providence Fire Department to purchase the first of


Commission gives go ahead for Carousel repairs, holds video streaming return

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its meeting Thursday, Feb. 14, the East Providence Budget Commission finally backed funding for needed repairs of the Looff Carousel in Riverside, but put a hold bringing back live streaming of municipal meetings, two issues at the fore of the recent City Council agenda. The Council held a special meeting earlier

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Budget Commission backs continuing All-Day Kindergarten in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — If the money is there, and at this point it appears it will be, then East Providence will continue to offer students All-Day Kindergarten classes. The East Providence Budget Commission, at its meeting Thursday afternoon, Feb. 14, in City Hall, signaled it plans to keep the program intact for the 2013-14 school


Commission gives initial approval to new contracts for teachers, school, city employees

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Budget Commission showed a little love to workers in the city during its bi-weekly meeting Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, as the state overseers gave initial approval to a series of contracts with teachers, school and some municipal employees. The largest of the five contracts negotiated was between Budget Commission