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

Finance Committee Approves Updated ProvPort Revenue Sharing Agreement

January 26, 2023 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Finance Committee Approves Updated...

Finance Committee Approves City Department Directors and Board Members

January 25, 2023 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Providence, RI – On Wednesday, after...

Statement from Councilman Oscar Vargas Regarding 6/10 Interchange Project

"I would like to thank Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Neronha for his diligent work bringing charges against Barletta Heavy Division, Inc. and...

Council Elects Municipal Court Judges, Approves School Board Members, and Passes School/Parks Improvement Funds

January 19, 2023 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Council Elects Municipal Court Judges,...

Statement from Majority Leader James Taylor on Proposal to Name City Courtroom after Chief Judge Frank Caprio

January 17, 2023 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Providence, RI – During the upcoming...

Joint Statement from Council President Rachel Miller and Chief Judge of the Municipal Court, Frank Caprio, on his Retirement

January 13, 2023 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Joint Statement from Council President...

City Council Committee Leaders Elected

Providence, RI- Members of the Providence City Council held two committee meetings tonight to elect the chairs of the Committees on Urban...

City Council Committee Leaders Elected

City Council Committee Leaders Elected Council Committees on Public Works, Ordinances, Claims & Pending Suits, State Legislative Affairs and...

Councilwoman Helen Anthony Elected Finance Committee Chair

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Providence, RI – During the first 2023 meeting of the...

City Council Begins 2023 Legislative Session: City Treasurer and Internal Auditor elected, Committee Appointments approved, and Mayoral School Board appointees received

January 5, 2023 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Providence, RI – Tonight, the Providence...

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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