Supplemental Declaration of Municipal Emergency
Executive Order 2020-017
April 13, 2020

WHEREAS, on March 9, 2020, the State of Rhode Island Governor, Gina M. Raimondo, issued Executive Order 20-02 declaring a state of emergency due to the outbreak of COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, on March 15, 2020, Mayor Roberto L. DaSilva, issues Executive Order 2020-004 declaring a state of emergency due to the outbreak of COVID-19; and

WHEREAS, the East Providence City Council ratified the Declaration of Municipal Emergency at a meeting on March 17, 2020 and authorized its extension through May 8, 2020 on April 7, 2020; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to extend certain previous Executive Orders so that they may remain in full force and effect during this state of municipal emergency.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Mayor Roberto L. DaSilva, by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of the City of East Providence, pursuant to the Rhode Island General Laws and the Home Rule Charter of the City of East Providence, do hereby order and direct the following:

The following Executive Orders shall hereby be extended until May 8, 2020:

  1. E.O.2020-009, close-contact businesses, set to expire April 17, 2020
  2. E.O.2020-010, suspension of dog license renewal, set to expire April 17, 2020
  3. E.O.2020-011, suspension of plastic bag ban, set to expire April 17, 2020
  4. E.O.2020-012, closure of city parks, set to expire on April 17, 2020
  5. E.O.2020-013, stay at home order, set to expire April 13, 2020
  6. E.O.2020-014, extension of E.O.2020-005 (closing of all dine-in and beverage services) and E.O.2020-008 (allowing Class B licensees to sell up to two bottles of wine and 144 ounces of beer in original factory sealed containers with take-out food orders) set to expire April 13, 2020
  7. E.O.2020-016, closure of city hall, set to expire on April 17, 2020

This order shall take effect immediately and remain in full force and effect through May 8, 2020, unless extended by and with the consent of City Council.