Town Council


  • 6:30 pm
  • Generally the 1st and 3rd Mondays of every month
  • Middletown Town Hall
    350 East Main Road
    Middletown, RI 02842

Town Council Members

President Paul M. Rodrigues

Vice President Thomas P. Welch III

Councilman Peter Connerton

Councilman Christopher M. Logan

Councilwoman Emily Tessier

Councilman Dennis Turano

Councilwoman Barbara A. VonVillas

2023 Town Council Meeting Schedule

  • January 3 & 17
  • February 6 & 21
  • March 6 & 20
  • April 3 & 17
  • May 1 & 15
  • June 5 & 20
  • July 3 & 17
  • August 7 & 21
  • September 18
  • October 2 & 16
  • November 6 & 20
  • December 4 & 18

Accessibility / Interpreter Services

This meeting location is accessible to the handicapped. Individuals requiring interpreter services for the hearing impaired should notify the Town Clerk's Office not less than 48 hours before these meetings.

Watch Meetings

All Town Council meetings are always available online, for check-out at the Library, and on COX channel 18.

The playback schedule can be seen on Channel 17, actual times may vary.

NCTV-18 (Cox Channel 18) Programming - Start times are approximate and depend on the length of preceding programs. All Town Council Meetings are always available for check-out at the Middletown Public Library.

Agendas & Minutes

Town Council Agendas, Dockets, and Minutes are available on Clerkbase. The documents are available in a searchable database that contains Town Council minutes dating back to 1996 as PDF files. If you are using a pop-up blocker, you may need to disable it in order to view the minutes. 


Email Town Council to correspond with the entire Town Council.

Town Council Meeting Public Participation Form

Looking to speak to the Town Council about a matter not on the latest meeting agenda? Fill out the enclosed form online at Speak and submit it no later than 5 pm of the Town Council meeting day to be heard. Remember, personnel and job performance issues will NOT be considered.


Looking to invite the Town Council or individual council members to a groundbreaking ceremony, ribbon cutting or other community events? Visit Invite to fill out a form and we'll do our best to accommodate your request. Please provide at least two weeks notice prior to any event.

Town Council Board & Committee Liaisons

Check out which council members assist what town boards, committees and commissions by clicking Liaisons here.

Regularly Scheduled Meetings: Public Notice

In accordance with the provisions of Rhode Island General Law, Section 42-46-1., Public Notice is hereby given that the Middletown Town Council will hold its regular meetings on the First and Third Mondays of each month at 6 pm in the Middletown Town Hall at 350 East Main Road, and, if any such date shall occur on a Legal Holiday, the meeting for that week shall be held on the day following or such date as the Council may determine at the previous meeting.