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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.
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No Increase in Car Taxes for City Residents
Ward 7 Councilman John Igliozzi is pleased to announce he is sponsoring three (3) movie nights this month. Each night will feature a popular family film.
Off the heels of an active week discussing Mayor David Cicilline’s elimination of property tax exemptions for landlords, City Council Majority Leader Terrence M. Hassett has vowed to re-visit the issue for the 2011-2012 fiscal year, his office announced today.
New Rate would require General Assembly Approval
City Council Majority Leader Terrence M. Hassett will push for an alternative property tax rate for tax exempt institutions in an effort to stem Providence’s waning tax capacity, it was disclosed today.