CITY OF WARWICK
ORDINANCE NO. O-21-9
APPROVED June 23, 2021
Frank J. Picozzi, MAYOR
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AND OFFENSES
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 40-66, ALARM REVIEW PANEL TO A TERM OF TWO YEARS
Be it ordained by the City of Warwick:
Section I. Chapter 40, Article I, Section 40-66(a) of the City of Warwick Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as follows:
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Sec. 40-66. – Alarm review panel.
- The chief of police shall establish an alarm review panel for the purposes set forth in section 40-67. Said panel shall be comprised of seven members consisting of 1) two persons appointed by the chief of police, 2) one representative of the Alarm Association of Rhode Island, Inc. selected by the chief of police, 3) two residents of the City of Warwick, selected by the city council president, 4) the chair of the public safety committee of the Warwick City Council, and 5) the minority leader of the Warwick City Council. Members of this panel shall be appointed for a one-year term two-year term and are eligible for reappointment at the discretion of the appointing agent.
- The alarm review panel shall meet no less than bimonthly and shall serve without compensation.
- Decisions of the panel shall be determined by a majority vote.
- Meetings held by this panel in their official capacity shall comply with all mandates of the Rhode Island Open Meetings Laws.
Section II. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage.
SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL PRESIDENT MCALLISTER
Lynn D’Abrosca, City Clerk