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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


On Thursday, March 28th, Council President Pro Tempore Terrence M. Hassett (Ward 12) will join Providence College basketball fans at Patrick’s Pub in celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Friars’ last national championship.

On Thursday, March 21st, the City Council will vote for the first time on changes to the City’s retirement ordinance.

On March 7th, the Providence City Council passed a resolution urging the General Assembly to pass legislation which would alter the State’s library funding formula.

At the Thursday, March 7th meeting, the Providence City Council adopted a resolution in support of the Rhode Island Marine Debris Reduction Act.