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Mayor Sorace’s 2023 ‘State of the City’ address is Thursday

In this file photo, Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace delivers her State of the City 2022 address at the Ware Center on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. (Photo: Tim Stuhldreher)

Mayor Danene Sorace will deliver her 2023 State of the City address this Thursday at the Ware Center, 42 N. Prince St., Lancaster.

(Source: City of Lancaster)

The mayor’s speech will begin at 5:30 p.m. It will be livestreamed on Lancaster Block by Block, the website devoted to the city’s strategic plan, and on the city’s YouTube channel.

Topics to be covered include the distribution of the city’s American Rescue Plan Act funds, affordable housing, infrastructure and financial sustainability.

To reserve a seat at the Ware Center for the event, click here.

Preceding Sorace’s speech, officials from her administration will be on hand during a reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Ware Center foyer to show off their work and discuss city issues.

Last year’s State of the City address took place immediately after Sorace was sworn in for her second term.

She reviewed City Hall’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and outlined her administration’s updated strategic plan.

It focuses on four priorities, listed on the Lancaster Block by Block dashboard: Strong neighborhoods, safe places, sustainable economy and sound government.