Town of Minto to Close Municipal Facilities due to Rising Covid-19 Concerns
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 21, 2021
TOWN OF MINTO, ON - The Town of Minto continues to keep public safety as top priority during the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19. As the numbers continue to climb, the Town of Minto remains devoted to ensuring all safety measures are followed, to protect our staff and the public.
Due to a rise in covid cases in Minto, the Town of Minto municipal building will be closed from December 23rd, 2021 at 12:01am and will resume regular working hours on January 4th, 2022. Depending on case counts, the municipal office may remain closed to the public. Essential services such as fire, water, wastewater, and road maintenance will be the only departments with staff operating at the municipal office over the closure period. If you need to get ahold of staff, electronic communication is encouraged, and all staff contact information can be
found on our website at town.minto.on.ca/contact-us.
The Town of Minto will be closing all Town operated recreational facilities to the public with limited exceptions as of December 23rd, 2021 at 12:01AM. All Town run programs such as public skating, shinny, walking groups and pickleball are cancelled as of this date. The Fire and Ice event scheduled for December 31, 2021 is also cancelled.
Facilities will reopen and programs will resume on January 3rd, 2022 at the earliest; recreation staff will continue to monitor the facilities and the ice plants to ensure that maintenance is up kept and that the ice surfaces remain viable so that community groups and sports organizations can resume programming.
The Norgan Theatre will remain closed to the public from December 23rd, 2021 - January 3rd, 2022.
Town of Minto staff are working with local public health officials to bring more vaccination clinics to this area. All residents are encouraged to book their covid19 booster shot as soon as it’s available to them.
The Town of Minto wishes to thank the public for their ongoing understanding during this unique circumstance.
For further information contact
Derrick Thomson, CAO, Town of Minto
5491 Highway 89, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0
Phone 519-338-2511 ext. 222 Fax: 519-338-2005; Email email@example.com
George Bridge, Mayor, Town of Minto
5941 Highway 89, Harriston, Ontario N0G 1Z0
Phone 519-338-2511 Fax: 519-338-2005; Email firstname.lastname@example.org