Mayor Purzycki Issues an Extension to the State of Emergency for the City of Wilmington Regarding the Coronavirus
On March 13, 2020, Mayor Purzycki 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. In this case, the emergency is the COVID 19 coronavirus crisis. By law, a Mayor must extend a State of Emergency Declaration every 61 days. Mayor Purzycki’s original declaration of March 13 is posted for review, as is the extension declaration which was signed on May 13, 2020.
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