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East Providence City Council

The City Council determines policy for City government by resolution, ordinance and adoption of the City budget. The Council is instrumental in assisting citizens with questions and complaints regarding the workings of City government.

 

Elected Officials

The City Council consists of five elected officials, one from each of the four wards within the City and one elected At-Large. The Council President is elected by the Council from among its members. The City Council President presides over meetings and is the ceremonial head of City Government. The City Council President acts as Mayor during the absence or disability of the Mayor. The City Council meets regularly on the first and third Tuesdays of the month, except on holidays when an alternate date is set, and in July and August, the Council meets once each month.

 

Meetings

City Council Meetings are held in person and made available on Zoom.com. Meetings air live and may be accessed by visiting the City's Website or by clicking here, but also are rebroadcast on Cox every Wednesday following the Council meeting at noon and 9 p.m., as well as the Thursday immediately following a Council meeting at noon and 9 p.m.