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 Pro Tempore Michael Correia Extends Gratitude to First Responders

January 16, 2019

Councilwoman Sabina Matos Elected President of the Providence City Council

January 7, 2019

Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan Has Been Named Majority Leader of the Providence City Council

January 7, 2019

Statement from Councilman Michael Correia Regarding Shooting on Andem Street

January 5, 2019

New Leadership Team of Providence City Council Calls for Cancellation of January 3, 2019 Meeting

January 2, 2019

Statement from Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune Regarding Hate Speech in Providence

December 21, 2018

Committee on Finance Sets Public Hearing for December 27, 2018 at 5:00 PM

December 17, 2018

SPOTLIGHT ON:

Ward 15

Ward 15 is located on the Southwest end of the city and covers the neighborhoods of Olneyville, Valley, and portions of Silver Lake.

Councilwoman Sabina Matos

Sabina Matos was first elected to the Providence City Council in 2010, and was re-elected in 2018. She currently serves as Council President and represents Ward 15, which includes Olneyville as well as parts of the Silver Lake and Valley neighborhoods. In 2015, Matos became the first Latina elected as Council President Pro Tempore and President in Providence’s history.

Upcoming Event

Ward 12 Community 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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