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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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Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5), 150 students from Providence College’s Urban Action program, and volunteers from Friends of Pleasant Valley Parkway today shared a day of service to beautify and clean the Pleasant Valley Parkway grounds, canal, and surrounding neighborhood. 

Councilman Michael Correia (Ward 6) is calling on the Providence Police to assemble a task force of officers to address graffiti in his ward.  

The Providence City Council Finance Committee tonight introduced and passed an ordinance that establishes greater taxpayer protections on a $40 million infrastructure bond question slated for the November ballot.

Citing concerns about the timing and potential risks included in the administration’s proposed $40 million bond referendum,  the Providence City Council Finance Committee tonight unanimously decided to continue the ordinance for further analysis and deliberation.