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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.
On Thursday, February 19th, the City Council unanimously approved a resolution asking the Board of Investment Commissioners for an update on its efforts to divest from fossil fuels.
At the February 19th meeting of the Providence City Council, Councilman Seth Yurdin (Ward One) will introduce a resolution directing the Board of Investment Commissioners to provide the Council with an update detailing its progress toward fossil fuel divestment.
Senior Deputy Majority Leader Terrence M. Hassett (Ward 12) has announced the award of $50,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to Providence Community Library (PCL) as part of the Ward 12 Neighborhood Investment Strategy (NIS).
The City Council elected a Council President and Council President Pro Tempore from among its membership at the Inauguration Ceremony on Monday, January 5th.