Councilman Michael Correia

Ward 6

Councilman Michael Correia has been a member of City Council since January 2011. He was elected City Council Pro Tempore by a majority of his peers in January 2019. He represents Ward 6, which includes the neighborhoods of Manton and Mount Pleasant. Councilman Correia serves as Chairman of the Committee on Public Works, Vice-Chairman of the Committee on City Property, Vice-Chairman on the Committee of Claims and Pending Suits, and is a member of the Providence Water Supply Board.

Professional Experience

Throughout his tenure, Councilman Correia has worked diligently to make city neighborhoods safer. As President of the Providence Crime Watch Association, he has organized residents to combat crime throughout the city. Since 2005, he has led the Annual National Night Out Against Crime, a family-friendly event that brings together community members and police officers to rally against violence. He also is a member of the Sixth Ward Working Committee, a neighborhood group that has worked closely with the Police Department to reduce graffiti, vandalism, and other forms of neighborhood crime. Correia has also supported the Stranger Danger Program for children and the SAFE Program, which teaches practical self-defense to the elderly.

Personal Interests

Councilman Correia is very involved with the community in his ward. He has initiated a number of neighborhood beautification projects, including repairing and re-dedicating Manton Gateway Park and planting more than 100 trees along Atwells, Chalkstone, and Manton Avenues. He has also planned the Ward Six Community Picnic, and the Annual Toy Gun Bash, an event where children trade in toy guns to receive a gift that reflects a more peaceful way to play and have fun.

A graduate of Mount Pleasant High School, Councilman Correia is a lifelong resident of Providence. He has lived in the Elmhurst, Manton, and Fruit Hill neighborhoods, and currently resides in Mount Pleasant with his mother and daughter.

Council Committees

Current

  • Committee on Public Works, Chairman
  • Committee on Claims and Pending Suits, Vice-Chairman
  • Committee on City Property, Vice-Chairman
  • Special Committee on Public Safety, Vice-Chairman
  • Committee on Urban Redevelopment, Renewal, & Planning
  • Rules Committee

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