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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.

Providence City Council


Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, November 28th to celebrate the opening of a new recreation center at Pleasant View Elementary School.

The City Council approved first passage of an ordinance on Thursday that closes a legal loophole on the use of fireworks not currently regulated under state law. 

As part of the City Council Finance Committee’s continued vetting of the administration’s precedent-setting 5-year proposed agreement with the firefighters’ union, a hearing was called on Tuesday evening to receive the administration’s formal testimony and supporting financial documents. 

The Providence City Council leadership today issued a statement regarding the $40 Million Infrastructure Bond Question on the November ballot.