During the COVID 19 event ALL City Offices will be closed.  Municipal Court and the Library will be closed.
Essential Staff will be available via email.  Voicemails will be checked regularly.
There will be no water/sewer shutoffs or late payment penalties during this time.
Municipal Court fines and Water/Sewer billing can be paid online.

Public Records Request may be delayed during the pandemic.  Click here for the Press Release.

 

City Facilities Closures During Corvid 19

City Facilities Closures During Corvid 19

March 23, 2020

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Manager Julie Krueger announced today that in response to Governor Brown’s Executive Order of March 23, 2020 the City of The Dalles Operational Response to COVID-19 is as follows:

All City Offices are closed as of March 23, 2020 at 5:00pm until further notice.  This includes walk in traffic to the Police Department.

All essential services for the health and wellbeing of the public will continue.

In case of a Water or Sewer Emergency please call 541-980-980-7703.

City staff will be responding to voicemails and email. Please check the City’s website for a list of emails and phone numbers by department www.thedalles.org .  Please be patient during this time, as staff will be working remotely.

Parking tickets and Municipal Court fines can be made online at http://www.ci.the-dalles.or.us/OnlinePayments .  Anyone unable to make a payment due to the virus or office closures can defer through the end of the state of emergency with no penalty, interest or charges.  All utilities and other services will continue regardless of a customer’s ability to make payment.  During this time, there will be no Municipal Court appearances.

Water & Sewer billing can be paid online http://www.ci.the-dalles.or.us/OnlinePayments, if you need assistance please call 541-296-5481 ext 1111 and leave a message.

The Dalles Public Library is closed at least through April 17. The library is taking this proactive step to ensure we are doing our part to support first responders and the local medical community while protecting our region’s medically vulnerable populations.

Please do not return materials to the outside drop box. Library fines will be suspended during the closure. You can continue to access the library’s online resources such as Library2go, which offers free downloadable audio and digital books. Kanopy gives residents the opportunity to stream online free independent films, documentaries, kid shows and Great Course educational programs. Tumlebooks offers free online children’s, teen and adult books.

Please check the Wasco County COVID EOC Facebook page for the latest information  https://www.facebook.com/Wasco-County-Oregon-COVID-19-Information-Center-104836954491399/?__tn__=HHH-R 
Please stay home and stay healthy.

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Now is a good time to check in with your neighbors, especially those who are most at-risk; and ensure they have what they need to stay safe and secure.

Official Information in regards to the coronavirus can be found on the North Central Public Health Website https://ncphd.org/

 

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