City Hall closes its doors to public under City’s coronavirus precautions

Story by Tiger Staff

Photo by Katelyn Hernandez
Staff Photographer

All city facilities will close beginning Monday, Mar. 16, as the City of South Pasadena has taken further measures to inhibit the spread of the coronavirus.

New city facilities closed include City Hall after the City announced the closure of the public library and senior center on Thursday, Mar. 12. However, City Hall will continue to be in use for City Council meetings and Cultural Heritage Commission, Planning Commission and Design Review Board meetings.

The City has also canceled all city sponsored events in response to the coronavirus.

“We are all in this together, and as the situation around the coronavirus continues to evolve, the health and safety of our residents remains our top priority,” South Pasadena City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe said in the Mar. 13 update. “We are following the City of Los Angeles’ lead and taking addition steps to slow the spread of coronavirus through closing City Hall in addition to our other City facilities.”

Public safety and public works emergency response resources will continue to be available to the public.

The City is still assessing the coronavirus situation and will provide full details on how residents can access city services on Monday, Mar. 16.

This is an ongoing story. All local coronavirus updates can be found here.

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