The Town Administrator is an elected position charged with overseeing the day-to-day operations of Bristol. The Town Administrator serves a term of two years, with the next election scheduled for Tuesday, November 6th, 2018.

Location: Bristol Town Hall (10 Court Street Bristol, RI 02809) on the left side after entering.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (with the exception of holidays).

Office of the Town Administrator

The Town Administrator, along with the Administrative Assistant directly manage several town activities. 

General Questions

General Questions for the Office of the Town Administrator can be directed to Carol Mello, Administrative Assistant at or by calling Town Hall at 401-253-7000 during normal business hours.

Micro-Business Leases

The Town of Bristol is proud to offer micro-business spaces in the decommissioned Byfield School and Reynolds School. Spaces are limited. To learn more about current availability and rates, please email Chris Vitale, Economic Development Coordinator at

  • Economic Development Coordinator: Chris Vitale
  • Property Manager: Matt Calderiso

Town Tree Inspections

The Town Administrator's office coordinates all town tree inspection activities including trimming, pruning, and removal.

  • Tree Warden: Steve Saracino
  • Tree Removal & Stump Grinding: American Tree
  • Tree Trimming: Northeastern

To submit a tree inspection request, please click here.

To request a town tree removal (at the resident's expense), please click here.

Banner Request

The Town of Bristol regularly receives requests to hang banners from Town telephone post. Please note: The maximum duration of a banner display is two weeks. Size of banners must be 30 x 60. To submit a banner request, please click here.

Concerts on the Commons

The Town of Bristol is proud to offer a summer concert series on the Town Commons. 

To register as a performer for Concerts on the Commons, please contact Carol Mello, the Administrative Assistant at

To view the community events schedule, please click here.