Town of Williamston to limit services until April 6

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As of 6 p.m. March 16, the Town Of Williamston announced that it will limit some services until Monday, April 6, 2020, to protect employees and citizens and to hopefully minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community.
In a statement released by the Town and posted on social media, The Town of Williamston announced that it will limit its services until Monday, April 6, 2020, “to protect our employees and citizens and to hopefully minimize the spread of COVID-19 in our community.All changes made will be reevaluated as more information is available and as we get closer to April 6. 2020.
As we take into consideration CDC and DHEC recommendations on social distancing and the measures taken across the nation, the Town Of Williamston will take the following preventative measures:
⦁ Access to all public buildings will be restricted.
⦁ Payments will be accepted over the phone, online, by mail, the drive-thru, and by utilizing the payment drop box located on the left of the front entrance of Town Hall. Phone payments will only be accepted during business hours of Monday – Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.
⦁ Utility service disconnects for late or non-payment is suspended until April 6, 2020. The Town will continue to read meters and send bills. Customers should pay what they can to avoid building up a large balance that will be harder to pay off later.
⦁ Licensing, work orders, and payment assistance will be taken care of by phone.
⦁ All Town parks will be closed until April 1, 2020.
⦁ Meetings of the Council will continue as scheduled. Staff will live stream on Facebook and YouTube and recommend that you observe these meetings via the internet.
⦁ Town events at parks and public spaces will be suspended until April 1, 2020.
⦁ Public Works will continue sanitation services, maintenance and landscaping.
⦁ Employee-to-employee contact and employee-to-public contact will be limited.
⦁ Animal Control issues must be life-threatening before staff can respond due to P.A.W.S. being closed.
⦁ All Municipal Court is suspended until April 13, 2020.
⦁ The Wastewater Treatment Plant will continue its normal operations with limited public access.
⦁ We are working closely with the Anderson Joint Regional Water Authority to continue providing quality water to our residents.
Stay up to date on the latest Covid-19 situation by visiting: https://www.scdhec.gov/infectious-diseases/viruses/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19
Stay up to date on the Town’s latest Covid-19 information by visiting our website at www.williamstonsc.us and our Facebook page.
If you have any questions, please contact us by phone at 864-847-7473 or email at admin@williamstonsc.us .