How To Participate

1. Vote

Registering and finding out when you vote is as easy as 1-2-3! Remember: Your vote is your voice!

2. Connect

Engage with your Council member! It’s as simple as attending a Council meeting or community event.

3. Budget

Explore how the budget is used to provide the services needed to keep Providence running.

4. Learn

What is an ordinance? How does it become Law? Check out or Citizens Guide to the legislative process here.


5. Follow

Sign up for automatic email alerts from the Providence City Clerk’s office and never miss a notification for a council or committee meeting.

6. Research

Want to read an existing ordinance? Search the Providence RI Code of Ordinances here.


7. Develop

Learn about what CDBG (Community Develop Block Grant) funds are and how they are used.


8. Ask

Here you can find a collection of the most frequently asked questions in regards to how the City Council operates.


9. Track

Your taxes fund and support various city services. Track how those dollars are used in the City’s annual budget by visiting the Open Data Portal.

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