The Providence City Council serves as a link between the citizens of Providence and their municipal government. Councilors help constituents by connecting them to resources, services, and City departments. They serve as advocates for all Providence residents.
City Council Supports Redevelopment of Historic Former “Projo” Building
December 6, 2019
City Council President Sabina Matos to Introduce a Series of Nightlife Safety Measures
December 3, 2019
City Council Leaders Introduced a Series of Measures to Expand Safety, Quality and Workforce Development in Construction
November 7, 2019
Councilman John J. Igliozzi, Esq. Stands With the Pro-Democratic Citizens of Hong Kong
November 6, 2019
Providence City Council to Create Youth Sports Fund & Grant Program
November 7, 2019
Ward 1 includes Fox Point, portions of the College Hill and Wayland neighborhoods and much of downtown. The Providence River (site of the WaterFire Festival) runs through this ward. India Point Park, also in the ward sits on the shore of Narragansett Bay and features beautiful green spaces perfect for picnics, music festivals, and the July 4th fireworks.
Councilman Seth Yurdin
Councilman Seth Yurdin has represented Ward 1 since January 2006. His ward spans Fox Point, Downtown, and parts of the Wayland and College Hill neighborhoods. During the 2011-2015 Council term, Yurdin was the Majority Leader. Currently he serves on the Committee for State and Legislative Affairs.
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