Executive Order 2021-007- Extension of EO-049 Virtual Meetings

Supplemental declaration of municipal emergency

Executive Order 2021-007

February 16, 2021


Extending EXECUTIVE OrDER 2020-049, Dated Nov. 25, 2020 entitled SuPPlEMENTAL declaration of state of municipal emergency


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

WHEREAS, Governor Raimondo issued a continuation of the state of emergency through Executive Order 21-106 on January 19, 2021, which remains in effect; and

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to remain a serious threat to both the health and safety of the residents of East Providence; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to R.I.G.L. § 30-15-12(b) and 30-15-9 (e) (13), permit the Mayor to “do all other things necessary to effectively cope with disasters in the City not consistent with other provision of law.”

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: 

1. Executive Order 2020-049, entitled “Supplemental Declaration of Municipal Emergency,” declared November 25, 2020 and concerning Rhode Island on Boards and Commissions virtual meetings, is hereby extended.


This Order shall take effect on February 16, 2021 and remain in full force under the Municipal and State of Emergency, unless expired or rescinded by and with the consent of the City Council.











So Ordered:                                                                 







   Roberto L. DaSilva