LA 060
2015 -- S 0037
Enacted 05/07/2015

A N   A C T

Introduced By: Senators Raptakis, Kettle, and Morgan
Date Introduced: January 13, 2015

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Section 3 of an act passed at the January session, 1955, of the General
Assembly entitled "An Act To Incorporate The Hopkins Hill Road Fire District," as amended, is
hereby further amended to read as follows:
     Section 3. Annual meetings of the corporation shall be held on the first Saturday of May
second Monday of September at 7:00 p.m. at the fire station on Bestwick Trail off of Hopkins
Hill Road or at such other place as the Executive Committee may designate. Upon written
application to the clerk by twenty (20) or more qualified and registered voters of the district, or by
order of the Executive Committee, said clerk shall call a special meeting giving such notice as
provided in the by-laws and the General Laws of Rhode Island. Any application signed by the
twenty or more qualified and registered voters, must set forth and define with specificity the
precise business which is to be discussed at said meeting and no other business can be addressed
other than that which appears in the petition and has otherwise, been placed upon the agenda. No
Special Meeting shall be called without the consent of the Executive Committee if the subject or
any of the subjects proposed to be considered at such special meeting shall have been acted upon
by a district meeting, either annual or special, within six (6) months previous to the time of such
proposed call. No Special Meeting shall be called without the consent of the Executive
Committee if the purpose is to amend or modify the annual budget approved at the most recent
annual meeting. All meetings will have a seven (7) day notice of said meeting, stating the time,
place, and purpose thereof, and signed by five (5) or more qualified voters of said district, shall be
given by posting the same in three (3) or more public places in the district, at least one week
before said meeting, and by publishing the same one week prior to said meeting in some
newspaper published in the County of Kent. Twenty (20) qualified electors of said district shall
constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the corporation, legally
     SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.