Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:13:54 +0000
The Providence City Council has commissioned a Providence-based artist to design a municipal medal to recognize public servants’ extraordinary acts of bravery. The medal is slated for production in late February 2017.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:57:50 +0000
An ordinance that closes a legal loophole on the use of fireworks not currently regulated under state law received second passage from the City Council on Thursday evening.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:55:09 +0000
Majority Whip Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) today hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new recreation center at Pleasant View Elementary School.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:33:21 +0000
The administration’s latest claim regarding its tentative agreement (TA) with the firefighters’ union overstates projected savings by more than $11 million, according to a financial report from the City’s internal auditor Matt Clarkin.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:36:02 +0000
Councilwoman Jo-Ann Ryan (Ward 5) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, November 28th to celebrate the opening of a new recreation center at Pleasant View Elementary School.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:02:50 +0000
The City Council approved first passage of an ordinance on Thursday that closes a legal loophole on the use of fireworks not currently regulated under state law.
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 13:14:07 +0000
As part of the City Council Finance Committee’s continued vetting of the administration’s precedent-setting 5-year proposed agreement with the firefighters’ union, a hearing was called on Tuesday evening to receive the administration’s formal testimony and supporting financial documents.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 20:21:07 +0000
The Providence City Council leadership today issued a statement regarding the $40 Million Infrastructure Bond Question on the November ballot.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:20:02 +0000
Council President Luis Aponte and Carla DeStefano of SWAP (Stop Wasting Abandoned Property), together with Lilly Littlejohn of the Family Housing Development Corporation, Mayor Jorge Elorza, and Barbara Fields of Rhode Island Housing today announced construction commencement of Pavilion Homes—a new affordable housing development in South Providence that will be available for homeownership to families with low and moderate incomes.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:20:31 +0000
City Treasurer James J Lombardi III Esq. CPA today announced that a recently implemented accounting program is expected to generate $250,000 in new revenue for the City of Providence in the current fiscal year.