Dear Guilderland residents:
Based upon impacts and disruptions caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) on residents, families, and businesses, effective at 1 p.m. on Monday, March 16, all town buildings, including Town Hall, Senior Center, Parks and Recreation, Highway, and Water and Sewer will have strictly limited public access until further notice.
All town parks, trails, and open space remain open.
Police and EMS will continue responding to all emergencies.
The Transfer Station is expected to reopen on Tuesday, March 17 as planned.
Highway crews will continue with the winter clean-up. Water and Sewer will respond to emergencies. Building and Fire will continue with regular inspections.
All services will be performed
under recommended health guidelines.
We did not lightly make this decision.
We understand the importance of public access to town facilities and hope to restore full access as soon as possible. We urge you to call or email town departments as noted on the town’s website where you can also access most town services.
Please note that, given impacts on staff and their families, it may take a little longer for the town to respond to inquiries.
In its daily update on Monday, March 16, the Albany County Department of Health (DOH) reported 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, with one person hospitalized, and that there are 90 people under mandatory quarantine and 367 people under precautionary
Please visit the county’s website at www.albanycounty.com/departments/health/2019-novel-coronavirus for more information about COVID-19 and links to other resources.
Thank you again for staying calm, and your kind words of support for town employees.
Peter G. Barber
Guilderland Town Supervisor