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PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL has passed a $770 million fiscal 2020 budget, and it has been signed by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Providence has FY2020 budget

PROVIDENCE – Providence City Council passed a $770 million fiscal 2020 budget Tuesday evening and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza signed it into law the...
BUDGET IMPASSE: Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the City Council are deadlocked over the fiscal 2020 budget in ways that can be difficult to understand. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

City budget process yields little beyond different sets of reality

The imbroglio of the moment involves the budget for Providence, or rather, the two budgets submitted separately by Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the...
PROVIDENCE City Council and Mayor Jorge O. Elorza are still at odds over their proposals for the city's fiscal 2020 budget. / PBN FILE PHOTO/CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Providence City Council and Elorza at odds over budget

PROVIDENCE – The Providence City Council Finance Committee approved a $770 million budget for fiscal 2020 over the weekend that among other things includes...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY COUNCIL said it will introduce a single property tax rate. / PBN PHOTO CHRIS BERGENHEIM.

Providence council backs off tiered homestead, announces plan for single tax...

PROVIDENCE – The city will not gain legislative authority to alter its property tax rate structure this year and City Council leaders have announced...
ERIC WEINER, shown in 2017, is an Airbnb host who rents out rooms in his Providence house. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Providence moving to regulate short-term home rentals

PROVIDENCE – Short-term home and apartment rentals such as Airbnb will be restricted in Providence, particularly in residential neighborhoods, under a proposed ordinance moving...

Providence City Council presses for restoration of state PILOT funds

PROVIDENCE – The City Council has put a price on its tax-free hosting of nonprofit institutions such as Brown University, Johnson & Wales University,...

Five Questions With: David Salvatore

Providence City Councilman David Salvatore has introduced an ordinance that would require more security at housing developments for elderly and disabled residents. The proposal,...
THE PROVIDENCE CITY Council could hire the city's former tax assessor as its consultant on TSAs./PBN PHOTO CHRIS BERGENHEIM

Providence council could appoint former assessor as TSA consultant

PROVIDENCE – David Quinn, the former Providence city assessor, could be appointed as a contract consultant to the City Council overseeing tax stabilization agreement...

Elorza proposes $773M FY20 budget, denounces ‘extremism’ in national politics

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza on Tuesday announced a proposed $772.6 million fiscal 2020 city budget, with a 3.2% spending increase above the...
PUBLIC HEARING: A public hearing before the Downtown Design Review Committee in Providence on the proposal for the Hope Point tower by developer Jason Fane, president of The Fane Organization. From left, Fane; his sister Daria Fane, vice president of The Fane Organization; and their architect, Gianni Ria, director of design, IBI Group. In the foreground recommending denial of the project is City Councilman Seth Yurdin.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Where’s the market for Hope Point?

How high can the Hope Point tower climb? Its size has fueled doubters who say it won’t fit in, leading to extensive government review...
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