FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE: COVID-19
March 17, 2020
The City of Oconto Falls has been monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and the Oconto County Health Department regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The health and safety of our employees and the community is our number one priority, the City of Oconto Falls has decided to close all municipal buildings to the public, effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020 until further notice. These buildings include City Hall, Police Department lobby, Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities, and the Public Works building. All city public meetings will also be cancelled until further notice.
At this time, it is our intention to maintain all essential/critical city functions with our employees continuing in their normal capacity, while working within the facilities closed to the public. Residents will see no change in the level of service provided including public safety (Police/Fire/Ambulance), curbside services, etc. The recycling center will remain open to the public during this time.
Oconto Falls Municipal Courts will remain open on Monday and Wednesday during their normal times. Please use the North entrance of City Hall to enter the building.
All residents needing to make utility payments to Oconto Falls Municipal Utilities can do so by mailing, placing their payments in one of the drop boxes located around the city, or by utilizing the online payment portals that can be found on the utility website.
For all other transactions including pet licensing, burn permits, boat launch permits, and garbage bags, you may utilize our drive thru window. Or call our office and we will provide you with other means of obtaining these products.
Voter registration and in-office absentee voting will be done by appointment only, please call City Hall at 920-846-4505, ext. 106, to make arrangements.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we do our part to help limit the exposure to our community.
Brad Rice – Mayor of Oconto Falls