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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.

Michael A. Solomon
Council President


At the September 18th meeting of the Providence City Council, Majority Leader Seth Yurdin will introduce a resolution aimed at improving citizens' access to public records. "Over the last four years, we have made great progress improving transparency in Providence," said Yurdin. "From the creation of the Open Meetings Portal to the implementation of the Lobbyist Registration Ordinance, we have many accomplishments to be proud of, but there is still work to be done."

In 2013, the City Clerk implemented the City’s lobbyist registration program based on a recently enacted ordinance.

On August 18th, Councilman Davian Sanchez (Ward 11) announced that the first phase of construction for a new skateboard park at the Davey Lopes Recreation Center has been completed.  

On August 14th, Councilman President Pro Tempore Terrence M. Hassett announced that renovations to the Smith Hill Library are near completion.