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Welcome to the Providence City Council website.

Here you will find information about the activities and initiatives of the legislative branch of Providence’s government. From Council meetings to neighborhood meetings, the members of the City Council are committed to taking action to improve the quality of life for every Providence resident.

Providence has vast cultural, artistic, and historical assets, which the Council seeks to enhance as we move forward, conducting the business of the people with integrity, transparency, and efficiency.

I encourage you to get involved in your community, and to make your voices heard by your elected officials on the Council. We are here to serve.

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The City Council elected a Council President and Council President Pro Tempore from among its membership at the Inauguration Ceremony on Monday, January 5th.

On Thursday, December 4th, the Providence City Council approved the second passage of an ordinance establishing an Economic Development Planning Commission. 

On Thursday, October 23rd, the Special Committee on Ways and Means of the Providence City Council reviewed a final report and recommendations regarding the City’s tax stabilization policies.  

On Monday, October 20th, Councilman Seth Yurdin (Ward One) and the Providence Department of Planning and Development held a charrette about the future of Cathedral Square.