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Our city is composed of diverse neighborhoods

full of hard work, compassion, and good will.  No matter where you’re from, if you live by these values, you too will find a home in our City of Neighborhoods.

– Sabina Matos
City Council President

WATCH: Providence City Council Meeting - Thursday, April 15, 2021 @ 5:30pm

Meet Your Council

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

Councilman John J. Igliozzi, Esq. Elected Providence City Council President

At a special meeting of the Providence City Council, Councilman John J. Igliozzi, Esq. (Ward 7), was elected by the majority of his peers to serve...

City Council’s Committee on Ordinances Approves Zone Change for Former St. Joseph’s Hospital

The facility will be a new state-of-the-art school for the City of Providence, and will be a significant investment in the Broad Street corridor....

Councilman Michael Correia Announces Partnership with Several Community Organizations to Provide Healthy and Nutritious Meals for Families Facing Food Insecurity in the Manton Neighborhood

Today, Councilman Michael J. Correia (Ward 6) has announced a partnership with the YMCA of Greater Providence, Manton Heights Housing Development,...

City Council Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan Awards the Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial with a Grant to Protect and Preserve this Iconic Memorial in the City of Providence

On Monday April 5, Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) awarded the Rhode Island Irish Famine Memorial Committee a City Council grant of $25...

Statement from Councilman John Goncalves

This weekend, the building that was the former home to Fox Point’s beloved Duck & Bunny was demolished. Unfortunately, the demolition date was not...

Providence City Council Committee on Finance Sends Fiscal Year ’21 Budget to Full Council for Vote

Included in the FY '21 Budget is Direct Funding for a Crisis Diversion Program Tonight, the City Council's Committee on Finance approved the City’s...

Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune Seeks Input from Providence Residents on Use of $130 Million in Expected Stimulus Funds through Citywide Survey

The Councilwoman Urges Residents to Respond and Share Survey through Social Media with Friends and Family Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3)...

Statement from Council President Sabina Matos Regarding the Hanley Verdict

Today, we learned that Providence District Court Judge Brian Goldman announced that Sgt. Joseph Hanley was found guilty of assaulting Rishod Gore. I...

Councilman John Goncalves Urges Passage of Rescue Rhode Island Act at the State House

At tonight's City Council meeting, Councilman John Goncalves (Ward 1) proposed a resolution supporting Rhode Island House Bills 2021 H-5674, H-6074,...

Providence City Council Calls on Mayor Elorza to Enforce Existing ATV Laws and Names Members to the Council’s Special Commission on ATVs & Recreational Vehicles

At tonight's City Council Meeting, Majority Leader Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) proposed a resolution urging Mayor Jorge Elorza to decisively enforce the...

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