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Meet Your Council

There are 15 diverse wards in the city. Learn more about the wards and the 15 Council members who represent them.

Council Finance Committee Approves City Investments in Clean Water Projects

Council Finance Committee Approves City Investments in Clean Water Projects   PROVIDENCE, RI – On Tuesday, City Council Finance Committee...

Statement From Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan Following a Public Hearing on Providence Place Mall Tax Agreement

Providence, RI – The Providence City Council Finance Committee held a public hearing Thursday night in the council chamber on a proposed tax treaty...

City Leaders Present $1.5 Million to Roger Williams Park Zoo to Help Bring Penguins Back to PVD

  City Leaders Present $1.5 Million to Roger Williams Park Zoo to Help Bring Penguins Back to PVD   Today, City Council President John Igliozzi and...

City Council Passes $10 Million COVID-19 Equities Program and Receives New Tax Agreement for ProvPort

City Council Passes $10 Million COVID-19 Equities Program and Receives New Tax Agreement for ProvPort COVID-19 Equites Program Tonight, at a special...

Statement from Council President John J. Igliozzi on the Passage of City Ballot Questions

Voters passed all 10 Providence City Charter (city constitution) Review Amendments  Providence, RI - “Providence voters spoke volumes at the ballot...

City Council Approves Final Passage of Tax Agreements for Superman Building and Former Providence Journal Building

Providence, RI – Tonight, city councilors passed on a vote of 11 to 2 (with one councilor abstaining and one absent) a 30-year tax stabilization...

Statement from Councilman John Goncalves on the Opening of Trader Joe’s

"We're so thrilled and excited to welcome Trader Joe's to the neighborhood! Residents from near and far are enthusiastic about the grand opening of...

Statement from Council President John Igliozzi on the Triggs Memorial Golf Course Vote

“As the sole dissenting vote today, I’m disappointed the Board of Parks Commissioners approved another 10-year commitment to FCG Associates, the...

City Council Approves 1st Passage of $10 million COVID-19 Equities Program

City Council Approves 1st Passage of $10 million COVID-19 Equities Program Creates new program by partnering with the United Way Providence, RI – At...

City Council Approves 1st Passage of 30 Year Tax Agreement for Superman Building

Superman building Providence, RI – Tonight, city councilors passed, for the first time on a vote of 11 to 1 (with 3 councilors abstaining), a...

Small Business COVID Recovery Grant Program

The Providence City Council and Mayor Jorge Elorza have teamed up to award $2,500 grants to Providence small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more or apply, visit pvdrescueplan.com or call 311

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