VIDEO: COVID-19 Funding Package Announcement | Press Conference – May 29, 2020

COVID-19 Funding Package Announcement | Press Conference – May 29, 2020
Today, Mayor Krewson and members of the Administration will hold a news conference to make a major announcement about a historic funding package that’s been put together in response to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic in the City of St. Louis. It builds on her commitment to addressing the widespread health, humanitarian, and economic impacts caused by the virus, both the immediate and the long term, and the longstanding disparities that have been revealed by the virus.

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Mayor’s Office, Room 200, City Hall
WHO: Mayor Lyda Krewson
Otis Williams, Executive Director, St. Louis Development Corporation
Judge Jimmie Edwards, Director, Department of Public Safety
Valerie Russell, Director, Department of Human Services
Dr. Fredrick Echols, Acting Director, Department of Health
Matt Moak, Executive Director, Community Development Administration
Will Pinkney, Director, Mayor’s Office of Children, Youth & Families

OTHER: You will be required to have your temperature taken at the Tucker Blvd. entrance of City Hall and wear a mask at all times. Anyone with a temperature higher than 100.4 will not be permitted. Additionally, to accommodate proper social distancing, no more than TWO people will be allowed to attend PER media entity. For those who do not attend in person, we will stream this event on Facebook Live at

More information:
City of St. Louis:
Board of Aldermen

This video is the result of a law passed in 2016 by 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French. The historic “Transparency in Government Law” requires all public meetings of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen; the Board of Estimate & Apportionment; the Board of Public Service; and the Preservation Board be recorded and made available on an official City of St. Louis YouTube channel.


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