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Glenwood Springs closes public buildings through April 30, 2020 City Council holds Special Virtual Meeting, March 26, 2020 6:00PM

Glenwood Springs closes public buildings through April 30, 2020 City Council holds Special Virtual Meeting, March 26, 2020 6:00PM

March 26, 2020

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO – Citing Amended Public Health Order 20-24, Glenwood Springs City Manager
Debra Figueroa has extended the closure for all public buildings until April 30, 2020. This
continued closure includes the Community Center, City Hall, the Police Department
Administrative office, the Fire Department Administrative office, and the Art Center. The City
will re-evaluate the closure on April 30, 2020.

Police, Fire, Public Works, Facilities, Parks, Landfill, Recycle Center, and City Leadership will
continue to provide essential services. Updates to City services due to Public Health Order 20-24
are as follows:

City Parks
All recreation facilities, skate park, sports courts, playgrounds, picnic pavilions and other areas
conducive to close proximity public gatherings are closed and all events, programs, classes and
camps have been cancelled through April 30th.

Glenwood Springs parks and trails will remain open to the public to engage in walking, hiking,
biking, running, and similar outdoor activities of less than 10 people with the ability to remain 6
feet apart at all times.

South Canyon Landfill
The South Canyon Landfill will only be accepting trash hauler trucks, construction waste, household
trash and recycling. Acceptance of electronic recycling and yard waste will be suspended until
the Stay-At- Home order is lifted by the Governor. Acceptable of cash payments is also suspended
until further notice. Payments via established charge accounts, check and credit cards are the only
acceptable methods of
payment currently.

Please be aware that travel to and from a Landfill is not within the Stay-At-Home order established
by the
Governor. Please do not travel to the landfill if not 100% necessary to do so.

City Council Meeting Thursday March 26, 2020 at 6:00PM
City Council is holding a special meeting to discuss Public Health Orders in response to COVID-19.
Meetings are open to the public via virtual participation ONLY. Instructions on how to participate
in this meeting are available on the City of Glenwood Springs website under AGENDAS and MINUTES.

Geographic Information System Hub
The City’s GIS Division has created a platform that incorporates information, maps and resources
about the coronavirus response in our local area. Please see the City’s website maps hub on the
home page for up to date information with both local and statewide happenings

To receive updated information on local guidelines and procedures, please visit Garfield County
Public Health’s website and sign-up to receive notifications from their emergency blog at
https://www.garfield- county.com/public-health/novel-coronavirus/.


Debra Figueroa,
Glenwood Springs City Manager

Hannah Klausman
Public Information Officer/
Assistant to the City Manager
970-384-6407 (o)