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Restricted access to City Hall due to COVID-19 concerns

Series: Coronavirus | Story 10

Last updated 3/23/2020 at 4:03pm

Several City services will be suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and public access to City Hall will be restricted for one month, starting March 18 (tomorrow).

Bill Craig, a communications coordinator for the City, said City Council meetings would still happen but did not have the logistics yet.

See the City's release below:

"In an effort to comply with state and county emergency declarations regarding COVID-19 from the Washington State and Snohomish County governments, and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, the City of Mill Creek will restrict public access to city hall effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, to Saturday, April 18, 2020.

"The City of Mill Creek will continue essential municipal government operations during the health crisis while prioritizing the safety of residents and employees.

"The closure affects the following city services:

· Non-emergency police services, including concealed weapons permits

· Passport applications

· All city-sponsored recreational programs

· Community room rentals at city hall

"City parks will remain open to the public but public restroom facilities will be closed. City employees will not sanitize park playground equipment. The city encourages park users to sanitize the equipment before use.

"City employees are available by phone at (425)-745-1891. Non-emergency police services are available by phone at (425) 745-6175. Additional information can be accessed on the City of Mill Creek’s website, If the call is an emergency, call 911."


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