Apr 08, 2020 4:07 PM

City of Chadron public facilities closures, updates

Posted Apr 08, 2020 4:07 PM

By Gregory Yanker, City of Chadron Manager

The City of Chadron continues to monitor various governmental agencies to include Nebraska State Government Governor’s office https://governor.nebraska.gov/press-releases, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/default.aspx, and Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD) http://www.pphd.org/.

On March 30th, the Governor’s Office issued a Directed Health Measure (DHM) that now prohibits gatherings of larger than 10 people, restaurants and bars are required to close their dining areas and go to take out, curb side pickup, or delivery.  The full provisions of the state wide DHM and other press releases from the Governor’s office can be found at web address above.

As we continue to do our part below is a summary of operations at the City:

NEW CLOSURES

Athletic Fields

All athletic fields will be closed to organized sports practices and games until May 11th.

Athletic fields will be open to the general public for use, but congregating of people greater than 10 at one location shall be prohibited and will be monitored.  We want to encourage the general public to get outside and use these facilities for individual exercise.

Parks Bathrooms

Parks bathrooms will remain closed until May 11th.

CLOSURE UPDATES

City Hall

Continues to be closed to the general public until May 11th.  However, staff will be available by appointment, telephone or email should you need to conduct business.  The preferred method to conduct business is through telephone or email correspondence.

To make a utility payment several options are available:

Standard USPS Mail

234 Main St. PO Box 390, Chadron Ne, 69337

Drop Box Payment

Front entrance of City Hall.

Payments Online (Credit/Debit Card)

https://www.chadron-nebraska.com/

Payments over the Phone (Credit/Debit Card)

1-866-233-0912

Aquatic Center

Continues to be closed to the public until May 23rd after the scheduled shut down in May.

Library

Continues to be closed to the public until May 11th.

Contact the library at 308-432-0531 for online options that are available.

OPEN FACILITIES

City Parks

City parks will remain open to the general public for use, but congregating of people greater than 10 at one location such as Wilson Park Shelter will be monitored.

Community Garden

Is open and plots are available.  Please contact City Hall for plot options and payment at 308-432-0505.

Chadron Municipal Airport

Is still in operation and commercial flights are still being operated by Boutique Air.

Chadron Public Transportation “Handibus”

Is still operating, however requested rides should be limited to medical appointments and essential shopping for groceries and pharmacy.

We request that individuals notify the dispatcher of any symptoms including cough, fever, difficulty breathing in order for our drivers to be better prepared.

While these decisions are never easy, we continue to strive to provide the best quality of service for the residents of our great City.  We will continue to provide more updates as this event unfolds during these next two weeks.  For general information please contact City Hall at 308-432-0505 or visit our website at chadron-nebraska.com.

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