Mayor Purzycki Issues a State of Emergency for the City of Wilmington Regarding the Coronavirus
On March 13, 2020, Mayor Purzycki announced that he had signed an Executive Order activating his authority under a City state of emergency to take action to protect the residents of Wilmington when there is a risk to the citizenry due to a pending or active emergency.
HIs first actions:
- Suspended indefinitely water service disconnections as well as to delay until further notice the filing of Sheriff Sale monitions.
- Suspended all public programming at the William “Hicks” Anderson Community Center on Madison Street beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 13 until further notice.
Mayor Purzycki Establishes the Census 2020 Complete Count Committee
On January 22, 2019 Mayor Purzycki established the Census 2020 Complete Count Committee for the purpose of mobilizing and leveraging internal and external resources to ensure an accurate census count.Read Executive Order 2019-1 Establishment of the Census 2020 Complete Count Committee