Request #19-630

I am requesting the amount of residential taxes collected in the city of providence by each ward for all 15 Wards. For example, $3,200,000 was collected in Ward 3 in 2018.

In addition, I would like to understand where the city's expenses were incurred by each ward for all 15 Wards  For example, $1,000,000 was spent in Ward 3.  Expense would be all inclusive of road, sidewalk, school repairs.


June 25, 2019 via web


Tax Collector





Point of Contact

Rosa Arias-Perry

Request Published Public
July 28, 2019, 7:16pm
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 The City of Providence does not maintain documents responsive to this request.

Please be advised that pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-3(h), the City is not required to "reorganize, consolidate, or compile data." The City is not obligated to "reorganize, consolidate, or compile data" even if the data is maintained in an electronic format if doing so would unduly burden the City.

In this instance, the City does not possess any documents responsive to your request, and creating a document by reorganizing, consolidating, or compiling data would be an undue burden on the City. 

In accordance with R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-8, you may wish to appeal this decision to the Chief Administrative Officer. You may also wish to file a complaint with the Department of the Attorney General or the Rhode Island Superior Court.


This request is now closed.

June 28, 2019, 4:20pm
Department Assignment Public
Tax Collector
June 25, 2019, 1:53pm
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
June 25, 2019, 1:53pm