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Please be advised that the City Council has begun meeting again in person for all City Council meetings however we are still operating at reduced capacity in the Council Chambers and are required to strictly enforce the room’s capacity requirements set by the Department of Public Property. As such we encourage the public to attend remotely by clicking this URL to join the regularly scheduled 6 PM Council meeting: https://providenceri-gov.zoom.us/j/93524461368 Or join by phone by dialing 1-646-876-9923 or 1-888-475-4499 (Toll Free) Webinar ID: 935 2446 1368 International numbers available: https://providenceri-gov.zoom.us/u/abLmEwXlQc

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Meet Your Council

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

Council President to Call a Council Meeting to Address Violence in the City: Statements from Council President Igliozzi and Finance Chairwoman Jo-Ann Ryan

Council President John J. Igliozzi: "The report of a mother being ripped from her car and attacked by a mob of ATV and dirt bike riders, while her...

Statement from Councilman John Goncalves Regarding Woman Attacked by ATV Riders This Morning

The terrifying and senseless act of violence that took place this morning is a wake up call to local leaders that we must act immediately to protect...

Statement from Councilor David Salvatore Regarding Attack on Innocent Mother

I was horrified to hear reports that at 6 A.M. this morning, a woman was pulled from her car and beaten by ATV riders while her eight-month-old...

Council President Igliozzi Calls for Return of Community Policing to Address Surge in Violent Crime

Community policing initiative, increased number of police officers on the street, diversion programs all needed to address increase in crime. In...

Statement from Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune Regarding Violence in Providence Last Night

I am deeply saddened by the numerous violent acts that took place across our city last night, which resulted in multiple injuries and the death of a...

Statement from Councilman Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. Regarding Last Night’s Altercation

I was embarrassed to watch as the Mayor of our city provoked an inappropriate altercation between himself and Governor McKee. As an elected...

Statement from Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal regarding CRMC Decision to Uphold Public Street Shoreline Access

Last night, I was glad to join community members at the Coastal Resource Management Council (CRMC) meeting, to welcome the decision the CRMC made to...

Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal Defends Shoreline Access on Public Street

Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal is calling on the Costal Resources Management Committee (CRMC) to designate a public right of way to the...

Statement from Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal Regarding Echo Village

In recent weeks, I have heard resounding concerns from members of my community regarding the Emergency COVID Housing Opportunity (ECHO) Village...

Green and Complete Streets Ordinance Passed by Providence City Council

Last night, the Providence City Council passed Councilor David Salvatore’s ‘Green and Complete Streets’ ordinance which will pave the way for safer...

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