On July 13, Wetaskiwin City Hall and the Public Works office re-opened to the public.

On July 13, Wetaskiwin City Hall and the Public Works office re-opened to the public.

Wetaskiwin City Hall and Public Works Office Now Open to Public

On Monday, July 13 at 8:30 a.m., both City Hall and the Public Works office in Wetaskiwin re-opened their doors to the public for the first time in nearly four months.

The COVID-19 pandemic is not yet over, however, and public health measures have been put in place at each City facility to keep community members, visitors and City staff safe while simultaneously preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Here are the details:

Wetaskiwin City Hall (4705 – 50 Ave.)

*There is no public access beyond the first floor, and the washrooms are not publicly accessible.

  • One-way foot traffic – Enter through the south door / exit through the north door (signage will be posted)
  • Hours of Operation – Reception at City Hall will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays (the office will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. for sanitization). Note: The public will still be able to make phone calls to City Hall over the lunch hour at 780-361-4400.
  • Maximum visitor capacity – To help ensure physical distancing requirements, only four visitors will be allowed in the reception area at any one time. Note: Children attending with parents will count as one, but they must remain together.
  • Hand sanitizing – Sanitization stations will be set up at both the entrance and exit. Please sanitize your hands upon entering and leaving the building.

Public Works Office (5520 – 50 St.)

*There are no public washrooms available on site.

Hours of Operation – The Public Works office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on weekdays (the office will be closed from noon to 1 p.m. for sanitization).

Maximum visitor capacity – Due to the small office space and to help ensure physical distancing requirements, only one visitor will be allowed in the reception area at any one time.

Hand sanitizing – A sanitization stations will be set up at the entrance. Please sanitize your hands upon entering the office.

Other locations to re-open during Stage 3 of the provincial re-launch strategy

The Wetaskiwin Archives, the Wetaskiwin Public Library, and Wetaskiwin’s Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) will not be re-opening to the public until Stage 3 of the provincial re-launch strategy. Anyone with questions can contact each area of service directly for answers.

Wetaskiwin Archives Email: archives@wetaskiwin.ca | Phone: 780.361.4423

Wetaskiwin Public Library Email: library@wetaskiwin.ca | Phone: 780.361.4446

Wetaskiwin FCSS Email: fcss@wetaskiwin.ca

The City still encourages customers to email or phone as much as possible during this time to help limit visitors on-site. If you do visit City Hall or the Public Works office, please follow all posted signage and sanitize your hands when entering the premises. Do not visit in-person if you are feeling sick.

Details and updates will be posted online at www.wetaskiwin.ca.

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