A Public Hearing on the following proposed Ordinances will be held before the Public Works Committee on Thursday, November 16, 2023 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, City Hall, Cranston, R.I. pursuant to Section 3.12 of the Charter, in accordance with the RI General Laws Chapter 45-24-53 for the purpose of considering the following items listed on the agenda.  Remote participation is also available by using the logon information provided below as posted on the City’s website at and Secretary of State’s website at

When: Nov 16, 2023 06:00 PM

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Topic:  Public Works Committee and Ordinance Committee Meetings

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Lammis J. Vargas
Public Works Committee Chair

Tracy A. Nelson
City Clerk

PROPOSED ORD. NO. 10-23-02 IN AMENDMENT OF TITLE 13 Public Services, CHAPTER 13.08 OF THE CITY OF CRANSTON, 2005,  ENTITLED ‘Sewer Service System’

It is Ordained by the City of Cranston City Council as follows:

Section 1.  Title 13 Public Services Chapter 13.08 shall be amended in accordance with requirements of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management pretreatment compliance regulations.  The proposed modifications are required in order to remain consistent with State and Federal EPA pretreatment regulations.  The proposed ordinance incorporates all requirements required in the EPA Streamlining regulations.

There are no proposed changes to the sewer use fees or wastewater discharge limits that would increase any burdens on the City industrial users.

Interested persons will be given an opportunity to speak on the proposed amendments at the public hearing.  Pursuant to R.I.G.L. 45-24-53(a)(5), the proposed amendments may be altered or amended at the public hearing as a result of further study or because of the views expressed at the public hearing, provided that any such alteration or amendment must be presented for comment in the course of the public hearing.

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect upon its final adoption.

Sponsored by Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins



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