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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 Tuesday, February 9th at 11:00 a.m., Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil a new exhibit honoring the first African Americans to hold office in local and state government.

The Finance Committee on Tuesday determined it will not recommend a tax stabilization extension for a group of downtown condominium owners. The City Council will consider the motion later this month.

 “I was deeply saddened to learn this morning about the passing of former Providence Mayor, Vincent ‘Buddy’ Cianci. Rhode Island has lost an iconic public figure.

"Today is a sad day as our city mourns the loss of its longest-serving mayor,” said Council President Luis Aponte. “We extend our deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Mayor Cianci’s shadow looms large over the City of Providence. His brilliant mind, charisma, passion, and love for Providence are woven into his legacy."