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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.

City Council Finance Committee Approves Covid-19 Equities Program Budget

September 29, 2022 PRESS RELEASE  Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov PROVIDENCE, RI – At tonight’s...

City Council Receives Superman Building Tax Agreement, Reparations Budget, and Calls for Progress Report of PVD Schools

Superman Building Tax Stabilization Agreement Providence, RI – City Councilors received a proposed 30-year tax stabilization agreement (TSA)...

City Council Honors Firefighter with Medal of Bravery

September 1, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov City Council Honors Firefighter with...

Providence City Council Overrides Ballot Question Veto and Approves $125 Million School Bond Referendum

Veto Override Providence, RI - Today, during a special meeting, the Providence City Council voted 11 to 3 override Mayor Jorge Elorza’s veto of 10...

Statement from Providence City Council President John Igliozzi

“Today, the mayor has indicated he will veto the Council’s approved resolution, which would place 10 ballot questions in front of Providence voters...

Special City Council Meeting August 3rd

August 3, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Special City Council Meeting August 3rd...

Hybrid School Board to go Before Voters

Providence, RI- After a special meeting tonight, the City Council voted to send proposed changes to the Providence School Board to voters this...

City Council Approves Ballot Questions for November Election

Providence, RI –After a special meeting tonight, the City Council approved 10 ballot questions regarding amendments to the City Charter (the city’s...

Councilors Propose a Law to Ban Smoking Marijuana in Public Parks, Establish an African American War Memorial Commission, and Call for a Review of License Plate Reader Cameras

July 21, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov Councilors Propose a Law to Ban Smoking...

City Council to Receive Proposed Charter Changes During Special Thursday Meeting

July 14, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Parker Gavigan, Director of Communications pgavigan@providenceri.gov City Council to Receive Proposed Charter...

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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