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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 Finance tonight approved a contract with Taser International to supply the Providence Police Department with 250 body worn cameras (BWCs) and accompanying equipment, training, and video storage at an approximate first-year cost of $292,000.  

Providence City Council President Luis Aponte today issued the following statement regarding the March 13th special meeting to schedule the recall election for Ward 3 Councilman Kevin Jackson. 

City Council President Luis Aponte today issued an advisory to inform the public that Providence Municipal Court will be closed on Wednesday, March 8th.  

The City Council on Thursday approved a resolution endorsing Governor Raimondo’s proposed expansion of the Rhode Island Promise Scholarship to provide every Rhode Island high school graduate with a two year scholarship to an in-state public college or university.