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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.

Providence City Council

January 16, 2018     6:30 pm

January 16 at 6:30, Community Meeting Hosted By FACT and Councilor Rudd. We will have updates regarding the transfer station proposal, a guest speaker who will discuss traffic and public safety issues attendant to this proposal, and answers to questions that you have regarding this proposal's effects on health, safety, quality of life and property values in Fairlawn and neighboring Providence and North Providence communities. We also will discuss next steps. Please attend and spread the word. This meeting is open to ALL impacted as well as ALL Pawtucket residents--not just Fairlawn residents.

For more information please visit the Fairlawn Against Crime Team (FACT) Facebook page by clicking here

Police Authorized to Stop & Sieze Illegally Operated ATVs and Dirt Bikes
In recent months, the illegal use of ATVs and dirt bikes on the City of Providence’s streets and in its parks has become a growing concern. The illegal operation of these vehicles threatens the safety and quality of life of Providence residents. On July 20, 2017, the City Council unanimously passed a resolution, sponsored by Council Majority Whip Jo-Ann Ryan, establishing an ATV Task Force and dedicated Tip Line, based on best practices from Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC. 

On Thursday, July 20th, Councilman David Salvatore (Ward 14) and basketball players from the Providence College Friars will to come together at Corliss Park, 30 Corina St, Providence to engage the community with their 5th annual free Youth Basketball Clinic.

The Providence City Council’s Finance Committee tonight recommended passage of the City’s Capital Improvement Plan, a 5 year infrastructure investment schedule designed to address the needs of city streets, sidewalks, public buildings, parks and recreation centers.