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.
Michael Solomon, the Providence City Council president, has submitted legislation proposing a citywide fifteen-year tax predictability plan for commercial redevelopment. Solomon’s Rebuilding Providence plan aims to grow the city’s tax base by incentivizing development on I-195 land and underutilized commercial real estate throughout Providence. The ordinance will be introduced at the City Council meeting on July 2nd.
Councilwoman Sabina Matos (Ward 15) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the first synthetic turf soccer field installed at a Providence park. The event will take place at Joslin Park, 36 Florence Street, on Wednesday, July 2nd at 10:30 am.
The City Council passed a resolution at a special meeting on Thursday, June 12th to allow Providence voters to decide whether or not hotel workers should be paid a minimum wage of $15 per hour.
On June 5th, the Providence City Council gave its unanimous approval to final passage of an ordinance that will provide for the disclosure and regulation of campaign contributions made by City vendors.