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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.

Providence City Council


Council President Michael A. Solomon will be introducing new legislation to ensure that minors are not inadvertently hired to work at adult entertainment venues in the city of Providence.

The Olneyville Movies in the Park Series begins tonight, July 31st, and will continue on Wednesday evenings through August 21st.

As part of the Providence City Council’s continuing efforts to make the City more transparent and accountable, Councilman Samuel Zurier (Ward Two), and Council Majority Leader Seth Yurdin (Ward One) introduced a resolution calling on Providence’s Zoning Board of Review to adopt written policies and procedures for all board functions.

On July 18th, the Providence City Council unanimously passed an ordinance prohibiting the unsafe confinement of animals in vehicles.