Town Administrator

The Town Administrator is the elected chief executive officer of the town, head of the administrative branch of town government and ceremonial head of the town. General questions for the Office of the Town Administrator can be directed to Administrative Assistant Carol Mello at cmello@bristolri.gov or by calling Town Hall at (401)-253-7000 during normal business hours.

Steven Contente

Steven Contente

Town Administrator
Elected: November 2016

Our Progress

We are continuing our commitment to invest in the issues that mean most to you.

Community Plans

Active Projects

Completed Projects

Report a Concern

Not sure where to direct your questions or concerns? Constituents can submit their concerns electronically to the Town of Bristol via smartphone, tablet, or computer, and it will be referred to the applicable department for review.

Public Records Request

The Town of Bristol is committed to providing access to public records under Rhode Island General Law Section 38-2-2 from all Town departments. Individuals can request records by filling out the form below or by submitting a Public Records Request at Town Hall at 10 Court Street Bristol, RI 02809.

Tree Inspection Service

The Town Administrator’s Office coordinates with the Tree Warden, Steve Saracino, to conduct town tree inspection activities including trimming and pruning. To submit a tree inspection request, please complete the form below.

Tree Removal Request

Residents, at their personal expense, can request to have a town tree removed. If you are interested in this service, please complete the form below.

The Administrator's Table

The Administrator’s Table

The Administrator’s Table is a new public access television show on PEG RI-TV. Town Administrator Steven Contente sits down with other community leaders to answer your questions and keep you updated on what’s happening around Bristol. Residents can conveniently watch past episodes online.

Contact Us

Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Steven Contente

Town Administrator

Phone: 401-253-7000

Christine Jocelyn

Human Resources Director

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 145

Carol Mello

Executive Assistant

Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 133