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.
Today, Council President Michael A. Solomon (Ward Five) announced the allocation of federal funds toward a new tree planting initiative designed to target high asthma areas in Providence.
Councilman David A. Salvatore (Ward 14) is calling for an initiative that would incentivize the installation of surveillance cameras on private property. The plan is in response to recent incidents that have posed a threat to public safety in the city.
A joint effort started in 2012 by Mayor Angel Taveras, Council President Pro Tempore Terrence M. Hassett, City Clerk Anna Stetson, and the Division of Archives, helped raise more than $25,000 to restore 13 mayoral portraits – surpassing the original $10,000 goal for the restorations.
Council President Pro Tempore Terrence M. Hassett , along with Senator Maryellen Goodwin, and State Representatives Maria Cimini and Christopher Blazejewski , will be hosting a cookout and family-friendly festivities at Davis Park on Saturday, September 7th, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. The event is being held with the support of the Narragansett Bay Commission and the Providence Parks and Recreation Department.