We want to hear what you think
Middletown Shares is a new, town-sponsored community platform for residents, businesspeople and visitors to learn and discuss about some of the ongoing issues of Middletown.
As part of the platform, the latest information about an issue will be loaded to this webpage. This could include everything from design plans for a project and artist renderings to a video of a community forum and other important documents. There will also be a passively moderated forum available for anyone to chat and discuss the issues in a safe, threat-free environment.
The thinking with Middletown Shares is that it will help the entire community understand the issues of Middletown better in a more holistic, grassroots way. Remember, we might not all agree all of the time, but we should all be focused on making family friendly Middletown the best place possible to live, work and play.
Middletown Shares No. 2
Proposed Fiscal 2022 Budget
The proposed budget determines spending on everything from the number of school buses on the road to lifeguards at Sachuest Beach as well as police officers part of the force. This year, the proposed budget is $75.9 million, which a 1 percent more than the current figure. If approved, the residential tax rate is expected to be $12.48 per $1,000 of assessed value compared to $16.81 per $1,000 of assessed commercial value.
Take part in the conversation by clicking on the following link: Budget Ideas
Email town officials directly at Budgets@MiddletownRI.com
No matter where you turn in Middletown, there seems to be consensus there's a need for more affordable housing for local seniors. What's at issue is where should this housing go, who should pay for it and how much of it is needed. With Middletown Shares, we're encouraging residents, businesspeople and visitors alike to chime in about what you'd like to see happen and how. Remember, this is a moderated, family-friendly forum, so keep it civil and let's hear and learn from each other to help come up with the best solution for all of Middletown.