WINONA LAKE — Winona Lake Clerk-Treasurer Kent Adams released a statement outlining the steps the town is taking amidst concern regarding the spread of COVID-19.
Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, the Town Hall has decided to take precautionary measures to reduce exposure for our employees and the public. The Town Hall will be closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice, said the statement from Adams.
Town employees will remain working during this time. If residents have a utility, permit/zoning concerns or questions, they are asked to contact the town office at (574) 267-7581 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The town council meeting set for Tuesday night, March 17, is still scheduled for 6 p.m. The town urges residents to use caution and best judgment in their decision whether or not to attend.
Utility payments may be made using the drop box located outside the front door along the street by the Town Hall. Payments may also be made online through the town’s website www.winonalake.net. If residents leave payments in the dropbox, please pay with either check or money order and not cash.
All activities at the Senior Center have been suspended and the building will be closed. Anyone with rental bookings will receive a refund.
All town parks, shelters and restrooms will be closed. The Heritage Trail and Lake City Greenway will remain open to be used by the public at its discretion.
All town utilities such as trash, recycling and sewer, as well as maintenance, will continue to be provided, the statement said.
The police department and the Winona Lake Fire Department will continue to operate as usual.