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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.

Providence City Council


On Thursday, October 1st, the City of Providence will formally open a new exhibit on the third floor of City Hall in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Scituate Reservoir entitled, “Insatiable Quest: The Chronicle of Providence Water.”

On Saturday, October 3rd, at 2 p.m., the Providence City Council will host a ceremony to rename and rededicate Candace Street Park (located at the corner of Candace, Orms, and Smith Streets) in honor of Joseph P. Hassett, Sr.

Council President Luis A. Aponte stated that he has received a legal opinion from the City Solicitor that the voter initiative petition regarding the ballpark, delivered on September 21, 2015 to the City Clerk, does not comply with Section 209 of the Providence Home Rule Charter. 

On Saturday, September 19th, the Councilman John H. Rollins Recreation Center was officially dedicated during a ceremony at 674 Prairie Avenue.