City changes building hours as risk level improves
As Yamhill County remains at the moderate risk level for COVID-19 spread as defined by the Oregon Health Authority, more of normal life is beginning to peek out of the shadows. For residents of Newberg and the surrounding area, access to certain in-person services in city buildings is among the items returning to everyday life.
Beginning April 12, previously closed buildings opened in varying capacities, with more changes expected in the coming months.
At city hall, the utility billing counter will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Residents can also pay at the drop box at the public safety building, online at newberg.merchanttransact.com or by phone at 503-537-1205, option two.
The Newberg Public Library is open from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays and on Saturdays, and offers exclusively curbside pickup during the same hours on Fridays only.
Newberg's public safety building is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with limited occupancy, and staff will be monitoring visitors to make sure those numbers don't go over the recommended amount by health experts. During municipal court on Tuesdays, the lobby will be closed to the public. City council and all other city committees and commissions will continue to meet virtually for the foreseeable future.
For more information on changes to city building hours along with other news related to COVID-19 in the community, visit newbergoregon.gov/citymanager/page/covid-19-city-newberg-and-community-partner-updates.
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