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.

Meet Your Council

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

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Upcoming Events

Find out when the Council are holding events and community meetings in your neighborhood so you can stay involved!

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City Council to Move Forward with Single Tax Rate and Single Homestead Exemption

June 25, 2019

Statement from Council President Matos on RIDE Report

June 25, 2019

Senate Committee Passes Enabling Legislation

June 21, 2019

The Poorest Will Foot the Bill Under the Mayor’s Plan.

June 19, 2019

Committee on Ordinances Passes Legislation Defining Mayoral Appointments

June 19, 2019

Committee on Ordinances Approves Affordable Housing Trust

June 19, 2019

Council’s Committee on Finance to Look at Cutting the Mayor’s Proposed Budget

June 18, 2019

SPOTLIGHT ON:

Ward 5

Ward 5 stretches across the Northwestern part of the city, encompassing portions of the Elmhurst, Mount Pleasant, and Manton neighborhoods.

Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan

Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan represents the neighborhoods of Elmhurst, Mount Pleasant, and the western edge of Manton. She has been a Council member since 2014 and currently serves as the City Council Majority Leader. Additionally, Councilwoman Ryan is Chair of the Committee on Municipal Operations and Oversight and serves on several committees including Finance and Ordinance.

Upcoming Event

Ward 4 Monthly Meeting

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Quick Facts

City Hall Meetings

The City of Providence Open Meetings portal provides access to the monthly meetings calendar as well as access to previous meeting minutes and recordings. Register to receive automatic notifications about all meetings at City Hall.

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Get Involved

It's your right and obligation to participate the in governance of your city. Whether it's registering to vote, attending a community event sponsored by a Council member, or proposing a resolution. You can be engaged, learn how here.

9 ways to participate

How Can We Help?

Do you have general questions, concerns, or feedback for the Council or Council Staff? Great! Leave it here. To connect directly with a Council member, use the contact form on their ward page.

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City Departments

Learn about the different departments and their functions with the city government. Plus find contact information and a link to their respective department pages on the City of Providence site.

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