Officials Make Decision in Response to Rising COVID-19 Numbers
In response to the latest COVID-19 trends in the state and region—particularly regarding number of cases, infection rates and hospitalizations—the Town of Garner has decided to close Town Hall to the public effective 8 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6, until further notice. This decision has been made to better protect staff and the community during this especially dangerous phase of the pandemic.
The Town Council’s Jan. 19 regular meeting and Jan. 26 work session will be held virtually and will be live streamed at facebook.com/townofgarner.
The Jan. 11 Planning Commission meeting will be a hybrid in-person/virtual meeting. Town Hall will be open to the public for that meeting; however, people who are not intending to speak at the meeting are strongly encouraged to stay home and watch the live stream at facebook.com/townofgarner.
Development Services (Planning, Engineering and Inspections) will continue to receive submittals and correspondence by means of drop-off bins that are located in the Town Hall main entrance vestibule. These bins are accessible 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Bill payments will not be accepted at Town Hall during this closure of the building to the public, and residents are asked to not use the outside dropbox. Residents wanting to make bill payments to Raleigh Public Utilities or the Wake County Tax Office can do so online or by mailing payments. For Town of Garner payment assistance, call 919-773-4411.