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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.

Providence City Council and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Launch COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

City of Providence allocates $7 million of Rescue Plan funding for small business microgrants Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council...

Providence City Council Members and Mayor Elorza Launch COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program

City of Providence allocates $7 million of Rescue Plan funding for small business microgrants Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, Providence City Council...

Statement from Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan Regarding Shots Fired on Herschel Street

I was deeply concerned to learn that a round of bullets just missed a young woman and her sleeping newborn baby in their home on Herschel Street in...

Statement from Council President Pro Tempore Pedro Espinal Regarding Providence Zoning Board’s Narragansett Improvement Company Decision

I was pleased to learn that last night, the Providence Zoning Board voted unanimously to deny the Narragansett Improvement Company’s Petition for a...

Statement from Councilman Nicholas J. Narducci Jr. Regarding Contract to Renovate Windmill Street School

Senior Deputy Majority Leader Nicholas J. Narducci, Jr. (Ward 4) issued the following statement about the former Windmill Street Elementary School:...

Statement from Councilman John Goncalves on South Water Street Trail

Statement from Councilman John Goncalves on South Water Street Trail: Since its inception, I have been involved and aware of the planning,...

City Council Brings Charges Against & Seeks Removal Of City Clerk Shawn Selleck For Creating Toxic Work Environment

This evening, the Providence City Council voted unanimously to approve a Providence Home Rule Charter Section 403 resolution to bring charges...

City Councilors Call for Vaccine Requirements for K-12 Teachers and School Employees in Providence

At tonight’s City Council meeting, Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1) proposed a resolution requesting Governor Dan McKee and Education Commissioner...

Providence City Council Approves New Administrator of Community Relations and Diversion Services Role to Build Police-Community Empathy

Tonight, the Providence City Council voted to approve a new position in the police department to help strengthen community relations and public...

Providence City Council Recognizes 50 Years of Women at Providence College

At tonight’s City Council meeting, Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) introduced a resolution recognizing the 50-year anniversary of Providence...

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