City Hall will be closed on the last business day of the week, which will primarily fall on a Friday. Otherwise, City Hall will continue to operate beginning this week from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by appointment on all business days other than the last business day of the work week. The scheduled closure will not affect Early/In-person Voting for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election. Anyone wishing to vote can go to the Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Ave, 3rd Floor from Monday through Friday even on days when City Hall is closed due to Workshare. Voters can go from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm until November 2, 2020 (until the 4:00 pm deadline). No appointment is necessary to vote.

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PAWTUCKET BOARDS & COMMISSIONS -- EXPIRED TERMS & VACANCIES -- 2020
Pursuant to Sec. 9-105 of the Pawtucket City Charter, below is a list of all terms expiring in 2020 and all current vacancies on Boards/Commissions in Pawtucket.
BOARD/COMMISSION DATES TERMS EXPIRING  IN 2020 NUMBER  TERMS EXPIRING IN 2020 / VACANCIES 
Arts & Culture Advisory Commission  1st Monday in October Three, plus one expired term*
Arts Panel Review Committee June 1, 2020 Two
Board of Appeals 1st Monday in January  One member and one alternate
Board of Canvassers 1st Monday in March One**
Historic District Commission 1st Monday in February  Three
Pawtucket Housing Authority July 14, 2020 One
Juvenile Hearing Board 1st Monday in December Three, plus one expired term***
Parks/Tree Commission 1st Monday in August Three, plus one vacancy
Pawtucket Business Development Corp. January 2020 Four****
Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee December 2020 Three, plus three expired terms*****
Pawtucket Redevelopment Agency September 12, 2020 One
Pension Board (Mayor Appoints) 1st Monday in January  One
Pension Board (Council Appoints) 1st Monday in January   One
Personnel Board 1st Monday in January  One
City Planning Commission 1st Monday in January  One (which is currently vacant)
Public Arts Committee 1st Monday in June Two
Public Library Trustees 1st Monday in January  Two (one is currently vacant)
Purchasing Board 1st Monday in January  One
Riverfront Commission (Mayor Appoints) 1st Monday in June Two
Riverfront Commission (Council Appoints) 1st Monday in June None
Water Supply Board 1st Monday in January  One, plus one vacancy
* The Advisory Commission on Arts and Culture currently has eight members.  The Mayor needs to make enough appointments to ensure that the Commission has the required minimum of five members, but not more than nine members.
** The Board of Canvassers - This year the member may come from either political party, from a list of candidates provided by each party's city committee.
*** The Juvenile Hearing Board currently has ten members.  The Mayor needs to make enough appointments to ensure that the Board has the required minimum of seven members, with at least one being from each of the six councilmanic districts and one being under the age of 25.
**** The Pawtucket Business Development Corporation currently has twenty-six members.  The Mayor needs to make enough appointments to ensure that the Board has the required minimum of twenty-five members, but not more than thirty members.
***** The Pawtucket Hall of Fame Committee currently has twelve members.  The Mayor needs to make enough appointments to ensure that the Committee has the required minimum of nine members, but not more than fifteen members.
Anyone interested in serving on a board or commission should send a letter and resume to Geraldine Barclay-King in the Mayor's Office, 137 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860, or an e-mail to gbarclay-king@pawtucketri.com.  

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