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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.

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.

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In honor of National Day of Action, Councilman David Salvatore (Ward 14) today joined a number of elected officials, gun control advocates, religious leaders and members of the community at the Providence Public Safety Complex for a sit-in to demand responsible gun legislation reform.  

The Providence City Council tonight passed a 2017 budget package that cuts property tax rates, increases public safety staffing, and bolsters savings for the city’s long-term fiscal stability.

The Providence City Council approved first passage of a budget package this evening that includes spending cuts, tax relief to homeowners, increased funding to neighborhood infrastructure improvements, and funding specifically allocated to safeguarding the city from deficits associated with firefighter litigation costs.   

The Providence City Council’s Finance Committee today announced a streamlined spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year that corresponds with the reduced tax levy the committee approved earlier this week.