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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.

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Council President Luis Aponte and Carla DeStefano of SWAP (Stop Wasting Abandoned Property), together with Lilly Littlejohn of the Family Housing Development Corporation, Mayor Jorge Elorza, and Barbara Fields of Rhode Island Housing today announced construction commencement of Pavilion Homes—a new affordable housing development in South Providence that will be available for homeownership to families with low and moderate incomes.  

City Treasurer James J Lombardi III Esq. CPA today announced that a recently implemented accounting program is expected to generate $250,000 in new revenue for the City of Providence in the current fiscal year.  

East Side Monthly Editorial (October 2016) commends City Council efforts to improve Board of Licenses

Members of the Providence City Council Finance Committee introduced a resolution tonight that recommends withdrawal of support for Mayor Elorza’s $40 million infrastructure bond issuance.