The City of Williamsport has opened a COVID-19 BUSINESS ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM to assist Williamsport’s small businesses to fill critical gaps created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The City is proud to be able to support our local economy during this uncertain time. This program will provide loans to qualifying for-profit small business affected by COVID-19. […]

Ordinance 6347 – An Ordinance of the City of Williamsport, Amending Article 709 Disturbing the Peace (Fireworks Activity)

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Mayor Slaughter Joined Mayors From the Commonwealth Calling for Economic Assistance

Mayor Slaughter joined mayors from the largest cities across the Commonwealth in signing a letter to Pennsylvania’s Congressional delegation calling for immediate fiscal relief and economic recovery assistance.

The City of Williamsport Partners With Citibot to Launch TEXT WILLIAMSPORT

Office of The Mayor Derek J. Slaughter April 17, 2020 For Immediate Release THE CITY OF WILLIAMSPORT PARTNERS WITH CITIBOT TO LAUNCH TEXT WILLIAMSPORT Williamsport, PA – The City of Williamsport has launched Text Williamsport using Citibot technology, America’s first interactive text messaging and customer service solution for civic engagement with government. Citibot is a […]

Williamsport City Council Meeting April 16, 2020 Moved to 6:30 pm

City Council to Leverage Technology to Hold Upcoming Council Meetings Remotely – In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing measures encouraged by federal, state, county, and municipal leaders, Williamsport City Council will hold their regular meeting on April 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm remotely rather than in person at Trade and […]

Mayor Derek Slaughter’s COVID-19 News Briefing – April 14, 2020


OFFICE OF THE MAYOR DEREK J. SLAUGHTER April 3, 2020 Williamsport, PA For Immediate Release UPDATED PROCLAMATION I am providing this as an update to the emergency declarations/proclamations issued by the City. On April 2, 2020, City Council met and passed a Resolution to continue my Proclamation until at least April 30, 2020. They also […]

City Council Extends Business and Real Estate Tax Payment & Filing Deadlines

Office of the Treasurer Nicholas Grimes, PQMC April 2, 2020 For Immediate Release Williamsport, PA – The City Council of Williamsport approved at their April 2nd, 2020 meeting the extension of deadlines to pay real estate taxes and filings and payments of mercantile and business privilege taxes. The resolutions allow the citizens of Williamsport an […]

2020 Census – Census Day is April 1

Every ten years the Census counts everyone living in the U.S. and it’s meant to count everyone living in your home on April 1. Why is the census so important? The results are used to determine how much funding local communities receive for key public services like schools, health care centers, and transportation. The count […]

Mayor Derek Slaughter’s COVID-19 News Briefing – March 30, 2020