City of Harrison Mayor Bill Neyer has set new policies for City employees and properties, beginning May 1. The highlights of the policies include:
Beginning May 1:
- All City employees will wear protective masks while at work, unless alone in their private offices, outdoors at least six feet from other employees, or in vehicles by themselves.
- All employees will continue to be health screened before reporting to their workstations.
- The Community Center, motocross park and playground equipment will remain closed and there will be no Senior programs until further notice. The Fire and Police Departments will also remain closed to the public; meetings will be arranged by appointment only.
- Parks, walking paths, tennis courts, pickleball courts, and the dog park will remain open.
- Each department and workstation will be sanitized several times, daily.
- There will be no in-person submissions of applications to Building & Zoning, or in-person payments at the Utility office. Submissions and payments may still be made in the slot in the window near the Utility office door. Utility payments may also be placed in the drive-up drop box outside the Community Center.
Beginning May 11:
- Applications to the Building & Zoning Dept. may be made in person BY APPOINTMENT ONLY by calling 202-8494. Applicants will be asked several screening questions before an appointment is granted. If after an appointment is set and an applicant becomes COVID-19 symptomatic or becomes exposed to others who are symptomatic, they are to cancel their appointment.
- Upon entering the building, throughout the application process and until leaving the building, applicants must wear a protective mask over their mouth and nose. If the person does not, they will be asked to leave the building. The City will not provide these masks.
- During the application process, applicants must stay behind the protective barriers that have been installed in the Building & Zoning Dept.
- The department areas will be sanitized after every visit.
Beginning May 18:
- The Utility Dept. will begin taking payments in person BY APPOINTMENT ONLY by calling 202-8455.
- All other policies stated above for the May 11 Building & Zoning policy also apply to the Utility Dept.
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