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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.

We 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 Providence City Council Committee on Ordinances tonight approved passage of the Community Safety Act (CSA), a community-driven, comprehensive ordinance that codifies into law best practices in police conduct from around the country.  

Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) today hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Mount Pleasant High School to celebrate the school’s new athletic complex and kick off the first baseball game of the season.  

Councilman Terrence Hassett (Ward 12) will host a ribbon cutting and street dedication in honor of Patrick T. Griffin, whose Smith Hill business, Patrick’s Pub, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.  

Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) today announced that local basketball legend Christina Batastini has joined the Pleasant View Recreation Center as a part-time staff member.