On Sunday, July 31 at approximately 11:45 p.m., Mayor Wanda R.D. Williams temporarily transferred power to Commissioner Thomas Carter of the Harrisburg Bureau of Police. The transfer of power will end at 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16. Mayor Williams underwent an outpatient procedure and is currently home recovering in good spirits.

“I want to reassure the residents of the City of Harrisburg that I am doing well,” Mayor Williams said. “I had a minor procedure done Monday morning. It is a personal matter to me. I have the utmost faith in Commissioner Carter and look forward to being back to work in a short time.”