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Thursday, May, 06, 2021

Statement from Mayor Elorza Supporting the Repeal of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBOR)

Providence, RI – “I support Senate Bill 0773 that calls for the full repeal of the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights (LEOBOR),” said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. “LEOBOR places unnecessary hurdles on police chiefs’ ability to discipline their members and it limits what information can be made available to the public. I commend the efforts of Sen. Tiara Mack […]

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Thursday, April, 29, 2021

Zoning 101 Recording Now Available

On April 28th, the Department of Planning and Development launched an interactive virtual coffee hour series for Providence residents. The inaugural event, Zoning 101, walked attendees through the basics of common zoning regulations and the boards and commissions that review the process along the way. Bob Azar, Deputy Director of the Department of Planning and […]

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Tuesday, April, 27, 2021

Mayor Elorza: FY22 Budget Positions Providence as a Leading American City

Proposed FY22 Budget builds on past investments, makes recommendations for American Rescue Plan funds and prepares residents and business owners for post-COVID world April 27, 2021 FY22 Budget Summary PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today proposed a $539,937,743 municipal budget for the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) for the City of Providence that builds […]

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Thursday, April, 22, 2021

City of Providence Celebrates Earth Day by Launching the Pesticide Free PVD Campaign to Eliminate Harmful Pesticides and Chemicals

City eliminates the use of pesticides and chemicals from Providence Parks and greenspaces and encourages community members to take the Pesticide Free PVD pledge April 22, 2021 Providence, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today joined City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), Parks Superintendent Wendy Nilsson, Sustainability Director Leah Bamberger, Audubon Society of Rhode […]

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Wednesday, April, 21, 2021

City of Providence Announces Historic Bond to Capitalize Affordable Housing Trust Fund

Providence Redevelopment Agency to Invest in Safe, Affordable and Equitable Housing Citywide April 21, 2021 PROVIDENCE, RI — Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, City Council President John Igliozzi (Ward 7), and Providence Redevelopment Agency Executive Director Bonnie Nickerson today announced that the City of Providence, through the Providence Redevelopment Agency (PRA), has closed the first-ever bond […]

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