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Our city is comprised of eclectic neighborhoods

brimming with hard work, compassion, and good will. No matter where you’re from, if you commit yourself to these values you too will find a home in our City of Neighborhoods.

– Sabina Matos
City Council President

Meet Your Council

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

Upcoming Events

Find out when the Council are holding events and community meetings in your neighborhood so you can stay involved!

Providence City Council Approves Youth Sports Fund & Grant Program

Tonight Council President Sabina Matos (Ward 15) and President Pro Tempore Michael Correia’s (Ward 6) amendment to the Code of Ordinances that...

City Councilors Introduce a Series of Resolutions Calling on RIDE and the Providence Public School District to Rethink How We Use Student Resource Officers in City Schools

Councilwoman Nirva LaFortune (Ward 3), Councilwoman KatherineKerwin (Ward 12) and Councilwoman Rachel Miller (Ward 13) tonight will introduce a...

Councilman Espinal and City Council Colleagues Advocate for the Safety and Well-Being of Providence Residents and the Port of Providence

At tonight’s City Council meeting Councilman Pedro Espinal (Ward 10) along with his colleagues, Council President Sabina Matos (Ward 15),...

City Council President Sabina Matos Announces Enhancements to Donigian Park

City Council President Sabina Matos announces that the Providence Parks Department is making several enhancements to Donigian Park. “Donigian Park...

Statement from City Council President Pro Tempore Michael Correia Regarding the Arrest of a Neighborhood Vandal:

The Providence Police Department has announced that they have arrested a serial vandal who has defaced multiple pieces of public property in the...

Statement from Councilman David A. Salvatore Regarding President Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Programs that Serve the Homeless and at Risk Communities:

President Trump is at it again! He has called on cities across the nation to deal with homelessness, yet in his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021...

Statement from City Council President Sabina Matos Regarding Mayor Elorza’s State of the City Address

I share the Mayor’s sentiments that we are a City in transition, yet remain committed to cultivating a Providence that works for all residents both...

City Councilors Endorse the Environmental Council of Rhode Island’s Climate Crisis Campaign

Councilors Helen Anthony, Nirva LaFortune, Pedro Espinal, Kat Kerwin,and Rachel Miller Endorse ECRI’s Climate Crisis Plan City Councilors Helen...

Councilman David Salvatore’s Call for the Creation of a Dedicated Revenue Stream to Fund Affordable Housing in FY21 Budget Passed by Council

Councilman David A. Salvatore (Ward 14) introduced a resolution tonight's City Council meeting that would allocate 50 percent of all retained real...

City Council President Pro Tempore Correia Introduces Resolution Calling for Immediate Repairs to the Providence’s Public Safety Complex

Council President Pro Tempore Michael Correia (Ward 6) introduced a resolution tonight calling on the city’s Department of Public Property to make...

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