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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.

Sincerely,
Providence City Council



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An ordinance introduced by Councilman John J. Igliozzi (Ward Seven)--co-sponsored by Council President Michael A. Solomon (Ward Five) and the majority of the Council--to restore some of the value of personal exemptions, was amended and approved by the Special Committee on Ways and Means on Monday, July 15th. The full Council will vote on the proposal on Thursday, July 18th. The ordinance requires two passages by the Council.

Today, we have the consolation of knowing that those suspected of involvement in her death have been apprehended, and are off our streets.

Council President Pro Tempore Terrence M. Hassett announced today that $2 million in Federal Highway and Roadway Improvement Program funds have been allocated for a major road rebuilding on Smith Street.

Last week, the General Assembly passed statewide legislation based upon a Providence ordinance designed to reduce the theft of valuable metals from private and public property.