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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.

I 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.

Michael A. Solomon
Council President


Councilwoman Sabina Matos (Ward 15) and members of the Providence City Council will join clergy, civic leaders, and community members at a peace march and prayer vigil to honor the life of Aynis Vargas, the 12-year old girl who was fatally shot earlier this month, and all victims of gun violence.

City Council Majority Leader Seth Yurdin (Ward One) released a statement today regarding the proposed redevelopment of the South Street Power Station, also known as Dynamo House.

On Thursday, June 20th, the City Council approved a resolution calling on the Board of Investment Commissioners to ensure that the City is not invested in fossil fuel companies.

Councilman David A. Salvatore (Ward 14) is calling for a review of the circumstances that allowed disabled students at the Birch Vocational School to participate in programs that violated their civil rights.