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City Offices and Lobbies Are Open

SEGUIN, Texas –After more than 2 months of being closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, City of Seguin offices will begin re-opening their doors beginning Monday, June 1, 2020.

Departmental Re-Openings
Though offices are re-opening, the City of Seguin wants to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of both citizens and staff. Individuals who are sick or displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 (including a fever/temperature exceeding 99.6ºF, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing) are asked NOT to enter any City facilities or buildings. Face masks/coverings are recommended, but not required.

The following City buildings, offices and lobbies will begin re-opening June 1, 2020:

ANIMAL SERVICES CENTER
The Seguin Animal Services Center will re-open June 1.

CITY HALL
City Hall and all City offices located at City Hall (including the City Manager and Assistant City Manager’s Office, City Attorney, City Secretary, Finance, Human Resources and Public Information Office) will be open during normal business hours from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday starting June 1.

CITY MEETINGS
City Council has resumed in-person meetings. Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm.  The meetings will continue to be broadcast via Facebook Live on the City’s Facebook page. Planning & Zoning, as well as City Boards and Commission meetings, will resume meeting in person.

CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
The Seguin Convention & Visitors Bureau, as well as the Main Street Program offices, will re-open June 1.

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES CENTER
The lobby at the Development Services Center will re-open to the public June 1. The City will also resume issuing garage sale permits on June 1.

FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Seguin Fire Department and all stations will re-open to the public June 1. Station tours and public relations events will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

MUNICIPAL COURT
The lobby at Municipal Court will re-open June 1. Dockets will begin June 9 by appointment only. Due to space limitations, no jury trials are being held at this time, and there are no open sessions until further notice.

PARKS & RECREATION
The Parks & Recreation Office located in Max Starcke Park will re-open June 1.

Summer Day Camp
Summer Day Camp will be held at the Seguin Coliseum. Procedures have been adjusted to abide by the newly released federal, state and local health standards for day camp programs.  All field trips, park visits, bus transportation, and (optional) summer classes such as swimming lessons and golf are cancelled.  The camp will be held June 8 through July 24, 2020.

City Parks
All parks and trails remain open to the public, however, all public restrooms and playgrounds in the parks remain closed until further notice.

MTR Skatepark and the splash pad at Park West both remain closed until further notice.

All pavilion rentals in city parks remain suspended until further notice.

Basketball courts and fitness stations remain closed until further notice.

Sebastopol House
Beginning June 4, the historic Sebastopol House will re-open for tours. Tours will be available for groups of 4 people or less within the same family/household. Tours are held Thursdays through Sundays on the hour at 9, 10 and 11 am, and 1, 2 and 3 pm.

Starcke Park Golf Course
The golf course is open. The Pro Shop is open to 4 or less golfers.

Seguin Wave Pool
The Seguin Wave Pool will not open for the 2020 summer season.

POLICE DEPARTMENT
The lobby of the Seguin Police Department is open to the public.

SEGUIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
The Seguin Economic Development Corporation will re-open June 1.

SEGUIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Seguin Public Library is open. The 1st floor of the library is available for patrons to come in, browse and checkout materials.

Curbside Pickup and Laptop Lab services are still available. Hours are:
Monday – Friday 10am – 4 pm
Saturday 10am – 2 pm
Sunday Closed

The second floor of the Library will open on June 8. Computers will be available for customers to use. Seating will be limited.

UTILITY BILLING
The Utility Billing Office and lobby will also re-open June 1. Customers are asked to practice social distancing measures when coming inside the lobby. Utility customers can also pay their bills online using the City Hub customer portal, over the phone, using the payment drop box located across the street from City Hall, by mail and via the drive-through window.

*** Beginning June 15, 2020, service and convenience fees for online payments will be re-instated. On June 15, the Utility Billing Office will also begin service disconnections and late fees for non-payment of utility accounts. For past due accounts, please contact Utility Billing at 830-401-2460 to make payment arrangements to avoid any disconnection of services.

UTILITY OPERATIONS CENTER
The City’s Utility Operations Center will re-open to the public and vendors on June 1.

For more information, visit the city’s website at www.seguintexas.gov

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