COVID-19 Information:


Washington City Utility Department Announcement:

3/26/2020

Washington City understands the impact that COVID-19 is having on its residents and businesses. Although city offices are closed to public access, business hours are still M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm. Please visit washingtoncity.org/utilities to access our online services. Payments can be made in the payment drop box at City Hall, online or by phone. As you can imagine the phones are very busy right now so please be patient and leave a message if your call is directed to voicemail. We have increased our phone operators and will get back with you as soon as we can. Questions can also be emailed to utility@washingtoncity.org. In an effort to reduce the financial and emotional stress to our residents and businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Washington City has suspended all late fees and penalties. Additional options are available if you have been impacted financially as a result of COVID-19 and are unable to make your payment in full. Please contact the utility office at utility@washingtoncity.org or 435-656-6305 for more information on payment options.



Public Service Announcement: Protect DogTown

3/26/2020

Help protect DogTown by following the advice from dog medical pawfessionals.




St. George Area Chamber of Commerce

3/25/2020

Information, resources, and updates for local businesses and individuals from the St George Area Chamber of Commerce.
https://www.stgeorgechamber.com/coronavirus/


Justic Court Availability

3/24/2020

To help follow state guidelines and to help maintain social distancing all public-facing areas have been closed. For Justice Court please call (435)-656-6350. Justice Court Hours and availability are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10am to 2PM and on Tuesday and Thursdays from 1pm to 5pm. All Court payments can be made online at Washingtoncity.org/courts or by using the payment dropbox located on the Northside of City Hall. Please include your name and phone number with the dropbox payment.



The Following Options Are Available to Utility Customers.

3/23/2020

Payment Options: Dropbox North side of City Hall Online at xpressbillpay.com By Phone at (435) 656-6305 All utility payments should be made electronically using Xpress Bill Pay or by Phone. If needed you can use the external payment dropbox. New Accounts and Terminations can be done online by visiting washingtoncity.org/utilities. All questions and account Inquiries should be directed to utilities@washingtoncity.org or call (435) 656-6305. Thank you for your patience and understanding during these adjustments.



Washington City Green Spring Golf Course Update

3/19/2020

Green Spring Golf Course is still operating with increased cleanings procedures. The Pro-Shop is not allowing the public to enter but patrons are still able to check-in through the Pro-Shop window. All golf carts are being wiped down with a chlorine solution before and after use. Carts have also been equipped with the same solution so customers can wipe down the cart if desired during their game. The snack bar is still open for call-in orders that can be picked up at the door. Green Spring Golf Course will remain open on a day to day basis. If you have questions please call (435) 673-7888.



Washington City Continues To Operate With Business And Service Adjustments

3/19/2020

Please refer to WashingtonCity.org and utilize the red alert banner at the top of the screen for existing information. All departments continue to function with guidance from City leadership. Critical staff has been separated into multiple teams for future redundancy strictly observing CDC social distancing guidelines and many staff are working remotely where applicable. While the WCCC is shutdown for the foreseeable future, staff is being utilized in other areas of the city. Some will be helping to clean parks, trails, and buildings, and others will be utilized to help direct the public as they arrive at buildings; keeping the public out of city offices while still accomplishing business needs. For specific department information emailing or calling is always welcome. Please remember while COVID-19 may possibly not be serious to many of the population for others it will be life threatening. Please be kind and patient as these adjustments take place and utilize WashingtonCity.org for information needs; remember to utilize the search feature.



Washington City Update From The Mayor

3/18/2020

Please take a moment to watch and share this video from Mayor Kenneth Neilson. Remember Washington City will continue to operate with some changes. The WCCC is closed for the foreseeable future, Cotton Days events are canceled, and all public interfacing areas in Washington City are shut down to the public.




Further Steps Taken To Prevent Spread

3/17/2020

Due to COVID-19 Washington City will continue with business and services with adjustments. The WCCC will be closing for the foreseeable future as recommended by State Leadership. This will include all programs, sports, etc..Washington City Hall will be closed to public interactions as well, all public-facing areas will also close at the end of business today March 17th, 2020; public areas will not be open. All utility payments should be made electronically using Xpress Bill Pay or by Phone. If needed you can use the external payment dropbox. The Washington City Public Works and Building departments will be implementing a new drop off and pick up procedure for plans and jobs to minimize the spread until further notice. Stay tuned for updates about other departments.



Public Works Department Adjustments

3/17/2020

With the changing conditions taking place due to COVID-19 the Washington City Public Works will be implementing new drop off and pick up procedures to minimize the spread. Until further notice, the new procedures are listed below. When entering the Public Works Department building inside the vestibule between the two doors, there is now a table and plan holder for pick up and dropoffs; these are labeled. While dropping and picking up plans please make contact with Brandon at 656-6336 or Evelyn at 656-6317 to check plans and jobs in. All staff can be reached by phone or email throughout the duration of these adjustments. All Pre Construction meetings or any other meeting will need to be conducted either by phone or google hangouts. If it is necessary to meet this can be accommodated onsite with a reasonable distance between all parties involved. Please do not conduct business inside of the Washington City Public Works office until further notice. All inspections will continue but please provide inspectors adequate social distancing (6 feet) and with no more than 10 people around them. If you have any questions please call the Public Work Department at (435) 656-6317.



Building Department Changes

3/17/2020

With the changing conditions taking place due to COVID-19 the Washington City Building Department will be implementing new drop off and pick up procedures to minimize the spread. Until further notice, the new procedures are listed below. When entering City Hall, inside the vestibule between the two doors, there is now a table and plan holder for pick up and dropoffs; these are labeled. While dropping and picking up plans please make contact with Bonnie at 656-6326 or Creig at 656-6361 to check plans in. All staff can be reached by phone or email throughout the duration of these adjustments. All Pre Construction meetings or any other meeting will need to be conducted either by phone or google hangouts. If it is necessary to meet this can be accommodated onsite with a reasonable distance between all parties involved. Please do not conduct business inside of the Washington City office building until further notice. All inspections will continue but please provide inspectors adequate social distancing by not being on the same floor of the building being inspected. If you have any questions please call the Building Department at (435) 656-6326.



WCCC Limiting Class Sizes

3/17/2020

In an effort to keep everyone healthy and to comply with state guidelines, effective immediately, we are limiting all class sizes to 10. First come first serve, pick up a frisbee at the front desk.



COVID19 Press Release

3/11/2020

March 11th, 2020. Following the message provided by state leadership in Utah concerning COVID-19, Washington City's public safety leadership has created this video message for the community to view.







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