City of South Pasadena | COVID-19 Precautions for City Hall and Municipal Operations

City Hall and municipal operations are still open and fully functioning, but in-person meetings will be limited to prevent the spread of the virus.

PRESS RELEASE

In response to the increased COVID-19 case numbers throughout Los Angeles County and surrounding areas, the City of South Pasadena will be scaling back operations out to ensure the health and safety of both residents and employees.

City Hall and municipal operations are still open and fully functioning, but in-person meetings will be limited to prevent the spread of the virus. Appointments will be highly encouraged and online services are available to provide efficient service to the community. Other safety measures that the City will be taking to protect both residents and employees include:

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Staggered Staff Schedules

• Staff will be assigned with staggered work schedules to guarantee safe social distancing practices within each department.

Virtual Meetings

• City Council and Commission meetings will be conducted through a virtual setting.

• Staff will communicate details with the public to provide easy access to meetings through our City’s website and social media platforms.

Opportunities to Make Appointments with City Departments

• Our City Departments will begin discussing ways to assist the public via appointment. Our Community Development Department will be accepting appointments through our City’s website to assist with various services including planning and review. In addition, our Public Works Department is taking appointments through our website for permits and service requests. Each of our Department’s has also provided contact information to assist the public virtually as much as possible.

In addition to these precautionary measures, those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 should not visit any City facilities. The City will continue to monitor this public health crisis as more information becomes available from our public health officials.

Additional resources could be found at:

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/

California Department of Public Health: http://www.covid19.ca.gov

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html