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Our city is composed of diverse neighborhoods

full of hard work, compassion, and good will.  No matter where you’re from, if you live by these values, you too will find a home in our City of Neighborhoods.

– Sabina Matos
City Council President

WATCH: Providence City Council Meeting - Thursday, February 18, 2021 @ 5:30pm

Meet Your Council

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

Ordinance to Stop Illegal Dumping of Tires in the City of Providence Receives First Passage

At tonight’s City Council meeting, Councilor David Salvatore’s (Ward 14) ordinance that would curb the illegal disposal of used tires received first...

City Council Passes Tax Stabilization Agreement for New Development in the City’s West End

“Providence is Open for Business” Tonight, the City Council approved a Tax Stabilization Agreement (TSA) for a new development to be located along...

Statement from Council President Sabina Matos on the Passing of the Honorable State Superior Court Judge Alton Wiley

I am saddened to learn of the passing of the Honorable Superior Court Judge Alton Wiley, an accomplished jurist and a man who broke down barriers....

City Council’s Tax Stabilization Program Projected to Add More Than $454-Million of Additional Revenue by 2040

At the Council's Committee on Finance meeting held last night, Dante Bellini, City Controller, shared with the Committee the current Tax...

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Announced for February 17, 19, and 20, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Have Been Announced for this week for Providence Residents 75 and Older: Wednesday, February 17, 2021:...

Providence City Council to Host its Sixth Black History Month Celebration by Honoring the Life and Legacy of Michael S. Van Leesten

Deputy Majority Leader Mary Kay Harris (Ward 11) and the Providence City Council has teamed up with the Providence City Archives to create a Black...

City Councilors Call on Residents to Vote “Yes” on Questions Two, Three, and Five in Upcoming Special Election

At last week's City Council meeting, Councilors put forth several resolutions urging Providence voters to vote “Yes” on ballot referendum questions...

Providence City Council Ordinance Banning Housing Discrimination Has First Passage

At tonight’s City Council meeting, an ordinance which would ban housing discrimination for prospective renters who rely on alternative source of...

Black History Month 2021- Michael S. Van Leesten: Bridge Builder

The Providence City Council is excited to announce this year's Black History Month celebration! Led by Deputy Majority Leader Mary Kay Harris, the...

Statement from Council President Sabina Matos

Today our City lost a great community advocate in John “Johnnie” Britto. For over 60 years, Mr. Britto served the community as a mentor and friend...

Upcoming Events

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