UPDATED MONDAY 18 JUNE 2020
Further to City of Mount Gambier’s response to COVID-19 on Thursday 19 March 2020, community safety remains paramount. As such, we provide the following update regarding Council services.
No changes to kerbside bin collection.
The Waste Transfer Station continues to operate however staff are unable to assist with unloading.
The customer service counter at the Civic Centre is open from 10:00am to 2:00pm Monday to Friday, however please re-assess the need to visit and only attend in person if essential.
Residents are encouraged to use online payments where possible and to make enquiries via phone on 8721 2555 (option 2, 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday), email email@example.com or visit Council’s website www.mountgambier.sa.gov.au
The ReUse Market is closed to the public with all scheduled open days suspended.
The community is asked to hold onto any donations of goods until normal business resumes.
The Library is open from 10:00am to 2:00pm Monday to Friday.
Online services remain available at: www.mountgambier.sa.gov.au/library and a ‘click and collect’ option is still available for loans.
Further information regarding other services is available on the Library Facebook page - www.facebook.com/themountgambierlibrary
Library staff are available via phone on 8721 2540 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex is closed to the public.
Further information regarding online services will be available on The Riddoch & Main Corner Complex Facebook page – www.facebook.com/theriddoch
The Visitor Centre is closed to the public.
Staff are available to provide visitor servicing and event support via email at email@example.com
The Works Depot is closed to the public however required works are continuing around the city.
The Cemetery remains open, however within the chapel the size of gatherings must be reduced and social distancing introduced.
in accordance with temporary variations to the Local Government Act to address public access to Council meetings during the COVID-19 public health emergency Council meetings will be conducted remotely using an online platform for the foreseeable future. Details on how the public can access meetings during this time will be published on the corresponding agenda. Agendas and minutes of all meetings of Council can be found here.
All public playgrounds, skate parks and the Pump Track are now open.
These measures will be re-assessed regularly and are subject to change but are expected to remain in place for the foreseeable future.
The exercise path around the perimeter of the Blue Lake has been restricted to one way for the foreseeable future with all users asked to proceed clockwise only.
Council acknowledges this disruption to services may cause inconvenience to the community, however takes its responsibility for public health seriously and has based these decisions on the most current information and advice. We will continue to review this situation and remain committed to providing services to our community for the long-term, with a focus on recovery as well as the immediate situation.
Stay up-to-date with Council’s response at www.haveyoursaymountgambier.com.au/covid-19
Media contact: City of Mount Gambier Communications Officer Ashlea Watson on (08) 8721 2577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org