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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.
Council President Luis A. Aponte stated that he has received a legal opinion from the City Solicitor that the voter initiative petition regarding the ballpark, delivered on September 21, 2015 to the City Clerk, does not comply with Section 209 of the Providence Home Rule Charter.
On Saturday, September 19th, the Councilman John H. Rollins Recreation Center was officially dedicated during a ceremony at 674 Prairie Avenue.
The City Council voted for the second and final time on Thursday, September 17th, to approve an amendment to the zoning ordinance, which would change the rules on the number of college students that may live in a single-family house in R-1 and R-1A zones.
The City Council voted to approve an amendment to the city’s zoning ordinance, which would change the rules on the number of college students that may live in a single-family house.