State of the City Address

2022 State of the City Address: Building Up Opportunity

Thank you for attending the 2022 event, held Thursday, March 10

Event images and recording coming soon! 

Mayor Kim Maggard, together with City Administrator Zach Woodruff and Police Chief Mike Crispen, addressed community members at the Whitehall Community Park YMCA at the annual State of the City gathering. The Mayor and community celebrated coming together for the first in person State of the City Address since 2019. 

“My message tonight is that the state of the City is stronger,” said Mayor Maggard. “Whitehall is stronger for overcoming the challenges of the pandemic, stronger for making tough decisions and standing up for what is right and stronger for coming together to build up opportunity for everyone in our community.”

2021 Highlights Included:

  • More than 30 new businesses opened in the City
  • Partnerships to create affordable and workforce housing
  • Opened 2 new parks – Central Bark Dog Park and Kelley Green
  • Momentum regarding 50-acre property at the intersection of Broad and Hamilton
  • Division of Police has proactively combatted crime, while simultaneously building stronger relationships within the community
  • New emphasis on building up community art and mural at Yearling Center bringing color and light to central Whitehall location