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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.

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The Providence City Council tonight established a working group to further review the Community Safety Act, discuss a limited scope of concerns, and identify potential solutions for implementation of the ordinance prior to the Council’s second vote on June 1st.  

Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan in conjunction with Mayor Jorge Elorza, the Providence Parks Department, Rhode Island Tree Council, RI Department of Environmental Management, National Grid, Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, and Mount Pleasant High School students, administrators and faculty will tomorrow host an Arbor Day Celebration at Mount Pleasant High School.  

City Council President Luis Aponte today issued the following statement in response to a letter sent to the Council yesterday from the Providence Fraternal Order of Police regarding tonight’s vote on the Community Safety Act. 

The Providence City Council Committee on Ordinances tonight approved a measure that aims to give police officers greater latitude in addressing the city's growing challenges with illegal use of dirt bikes and ATVs.