Wednesday, December 2, 2020        

Community Flu Vaccination Clinic this Saturday

In an effort to increase the number of residents vaccinated against the flu this season or if you missed the school flu clinics in October, the Smithfield Emergency Management Agency will be hosting a community influenza (flu) vaccination clinic on Saturday, December 5th from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the gymnasium at Smithfield High School, 90 Pleasant View Avenue.

Online registration is required and sign-up is easy. Visit this link, choose the Smithfield High School 12/5 clinic and follow the instructions. You will be asked for health insurance information, however, there is no out-of-pocket expense.

To insure a spot at the clinic, please register by 12 PM on Friday, December 4th.

Home for the Holidays House Decorating Contest

Do you have the most festive home in your neighborhood?

The Town of Smithfield invites you to participate in our first annual holiday home decorating contest!

To enter, email Town Manager, Randy Rossi with your name and address.  Please also specify whether you’d be willing to have your address posted on our website through the month of December for community viewing.

Entry deadline is Friday, December 18th at 4:30pm

Contest judging will take place from December 18th-21st and winners will be notified on December 22nd.  First, second and third-place winners will receive prizes that include cash, gift cards and more!  All participants and winners will also be recognized at the first Town Council meeting in January. (Flyer)

Checkout these displays that have been entered into the contest.

22 Candlewood Drive, Greenville, RI
12 Lisa Ann Circle, Greenville, RI
11 Joyce Ann Drive, Smithfield, RI
12 Pineridge Drive, Smithfield, RI
11 Lakeside Drive, Smithfield, RI
13 Cherrywood Drive, Greenville, RI
2 Willow Road, Greenville, RI
6 Carltons Trail, Smithfield, RI
5 Eisenhower Drive, Smithfield, RI
10 Baldwin Drive, Greenville, RI
5 Clark Road, Smithfield, RI

2020 Election Results

2020 Town of Smithfield Election Results from the RI Board of Elections

Town of Smithfield Employment

Town of Smithfield Employment

~ The Town of Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (E.O.E.) ~

Available Positions

Résumé and application info at the bottom of the page
Please indicate on all correspondence which position you are applying for.

Employment Opportunity: Snow Plow Driver

Snow Plow Driver: Temporary, part-time, seasonal position available at the Department of Public Works. This is an on-call position for plowing events on an as-needed basis. Responsibilities include the operation of town-owned plow trucks with manual transmissions. Requires: At least three (3) years’ experience plowing snow and snow removal operations. Ability to plow and operate sander for a lengthy duration and a high school diploma or G.E.D. Valid driver’s license required. Valid RI Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with air brake endorsement preferred. Salary is $21/hr. for non CDL and $23/hr. for valid CDL. No benefits. Applications available below or at Smithfield Town Hall, HR Dept., 64 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917. E.O.E.

Charter Revision Sample Ballot

Charter Revision Sample Ballot (.pdf)



Car Tax Bills will be issued the week of October 12th

Update October 7, 2020Car Tax Bills will be issued the week of October 12th

The Town of Smithfield will issue motor vehicle tax bills the week of October 12th. The first quarter due date for these tax bills is November 16th, with subsequent quarterly payments due according to the normal quarterly schedule at the end of December, March, and June.

These tax bills are being issued before the finalization of the Rhode Island state budget. If the final state budget includes any changes to the motor vehicle tax phase-out calculation, the Town of Smithfield may be required to issue additional supplementary tax bills.

September 1, 2020: The Town of Smithfield has further postponed the mailing of motor vehicle tax bills amid delays in the state budget caused by the pandemic.

The 2020 real estate and personal property tax bills were mailed on July 31st, and town officials anticipate motor vehicle tax bills will follow by the end of September after state lawmakers reconvene to pass the budget.


Four Recycling Events on Saturday, November 7th

Four Recycling Events on Saturday, November 7th

Town Clerk’s Office Closed on Election Day

The Town Clerk’s office will be closed
November 3, 2020 Election Day
For Regular Business.

The Town Clerk’s Office will be open for elections only on November 3, 2020

The Town Clerk’s Office will be open for regular business on November 4, 2020 resuming regular business hours.

How to dispose of … Electronic Waste

Electronic Waste Recycling

The Town of Smithfield does not pick-up electronic waste through curbside collection.

Electronics recycling suggestions: 

  • Schedule an appointment to drop-off at Smithfield DPW, call 401-233-1034 x105.
  • Bring electronics to Town drop off events for recycling. Check the Town Trash and Recycling Calendar for dates and times. Electronics are collected by Indie Cycle, see the link below for accepted items and a listing of statewide events. See this link for further information 
  • There are five types of electronics that are accepted for recycling, for no cost at Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, 65 Shun Pike, Johnston, RI during their normal business hours. The accepted items are: televisions, laptops, tablets, computer towers and computer monitors. See this link for further information.
  • Contact a junk collection or moving company for a pick-up. Fees apply.