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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.

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The Providence City Council has commissioned a Providence-based artist to design a municipal medal to recognize public servants’ extraordinary acts of bravery. The medal is slated for production in late February 2017.  

An ordinance that closes a legal loophole on the use of fireworks not currently regulated under state law received second passage from the City Council on Thursday evening. 

Majority Whip Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) today hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new recreation center at Pleasant View Elementary School.  

The administration’s latest claim regarding its tentative agreement (TA) with the firefighters’ union overstates projected savings by more than $11 million, according to a financial report from the City’s internal auditor Matt Clarkin.