MAPLETON – The Township of Mapleton is closing its municipal office to the public, reducing its hours (to 10am to 4pm) and providing “only essential services.”
The changes were announced in a March 16 statement on the township’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The township also announced it is closing all facilities, at least until April 6, including the PMD Arena in Drayton, the Moorefield Community Centre, Alma Community Centre, and the Moorefield Optimist Hall. A full refund will be issued for any cancellations.
“We are aware these decisions may be an inconvenience for some, however the health and safety of the residents of the Township of Mapleton and our staff are our top priorities and we believe these measures are necessary,” states the township press release.
Mapleton will also be waiving late fees until April 30 for tax and water/sewer payments and extended the dog tag early bird rates until April 30.
“We realize that residents may experience financial strain due to the COVID-19 outbreak and that the municipal office closure may affect payments owed to the township,” states the release.
For more information or updates call the township at 519-638-3313, visit mapleton.ca or view the municipality’s social media accounts.
For a list of county closures due to COVID-19, click here.
For the latest health information regarding COVID-19, visit wdgpublichealth.ca/your-health/novel-coronavirus-covid-19.