Guelph-Eramosa closes township office, Royal Distributing centre

BRUCEDALE – Guelph-Eramosa Township has closed its municipal office here as part of its response to COVID-19.

The March 16 announcement stated the office is closed to the public until further notice, but staff will be present and available to help residents via phone and email.

Members of the public are encouraged to pay their bills online, township officials say.

“The vestibule at the municipal office will remain open for members of the public who need to drop items off or pick items up, however, in an effort to limit social interactions, there will be no direct staff-public interactions,” reads a statement from township clerk Amanda Knight.

The township has also announced the Royal Distributing Athletic Performance Centre in Marden is closed and all programs have been suspended until further notice.

Other coronavirus-related announcements in the township include:

  • the Rockmosa Older Adult Centre is closed and all Older Adult Programs have been suspended until further notice;
  • the Marden Community Centre and Rockmosa Community Centre are closed until further notice.

Knight noted staff will meet again on March 16 to assess  the situation. She noted township will continue to monitor the situation and update its website as new information becomes available.

Caution signs and information have been posted on all township buildings and facilities.

Officials state “this is a proactive approach to do our part in ensuring that our community remains safe and healthy.”

“We ask that members of the public please be patient with the township as we continue to navigate this ever evolving situation; we’ll continue to do our best to keep our residents updated as new information becomes available.”

For a list of local closures due to COVID-19, click here.

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