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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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Barbara Fields, Executive Director of Rhode Island Housing, and Brenda Clement, Director of HousingWorks at RWU, will tonight present members of the Providence City Council with findings from HousingWorks’ “Projecting Future Housing Needs” report commissioned by RI Housing.

In honor of International Walk to School Day, Council President Luis Aponte will tomorrow host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Walking School Bus Path—a multi-year project that transformed nuisance properties into a safe, welcoming public space for South Providence families and school children.

A successful lobbying effort by Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) has won the City of Providence greater attention and assistance from the State of Rhode Island to address traffic hazards in the Mount Pleasant area.  

In response to an uptick of criminal activity in his ward, Councilman Michael Correia (Ward Six) is calling on the Providence Police Department to increase its presence in the Manton area.