Municipality updates community on the status of access to its buildings and services
Tim Brody - Editor
While the provincial declaration of emergency and Stay-at-Home Order expired on Wednesday, June 2, the Municipality of Sioux Lookout is informing residents that all municipal buildings will remain closed to the public until Step Two of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen takes effect.
“Although our doors remain closed, staff is still working so that essential Municipal services continue with minimal interruptions. Our phone lines are being monitored and we continue our efforts to return calls as soon as possible,” the Municipality of Sioux Lookout shared in a June 3 news release.
Currently, these Municipal facilities remain CLOSED to the public:
- The Municipal Office
- The Recreation Centre and Gymnasium except for vaccination clinics
- The Public Works Garage
- The Fire Hall
- The Airport Administration Building
These Municipal facilities will remain OPEN to the public:
- The Airport Terminal Building
- The Hidden Lake Landfill Site
- The Biidaaban and Sioux Mountain Childrens Centres
- Baseball diamonds
- Soccer fields
- Golf courses
- Tennis courts
- Basketball courts
- Bike and skate parks
- Bocce Courts
The Municipality is asking people to observe physical distancing and sanitization requirements. Signs have been posted in public areas.
More details on what is open, what is closed, event and gathering restrictions, and travel is available at https://covid-19.ontario.ca/zones-and-restrictions.
“The Municipality of Sioux Lookout thanks you for your continued cooperation and patience as we navigate a set of guidelines that change frequently and can require legal clarification to ensure compliance,” the Municipality concluded.