COVID-19 Update: Town of Caledon to close Town Hall today 4:30 p.m.

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(March 17, 2020) To proactively minimize the risk to residents and staff and to help prevent the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Town of Caledon is taking the additional step of closing all remaining offices and buildings to the public, including Town Hall, effective 4:30pm today.

 

“Our goal is to flatten the curve,” said Mayor Allan Thompson. “Now is the time to act to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and protect the integrity of our health care system. Following the province’s declaration of a state of emergency, we are acting out of an abundance of caution. And even though Town Hall will be closed to the public we will do our utmost to continue providing services to the public – by phone, by email, through online services – whatever it takes.”

 

The Town of Caledon will continue to provide fire and emergency services, road operations, priority by-law enforcement, animal control and other services that ensure the safety and security of its residents across the Town.

 

The Town will continue to provide phone and email service through Service Caledon at 905.584.2272 x. 7750 (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and through www.caledon.ca.

 

As well, a number of Town services are available online, including:

 

For a full list of e-services, visit caledon.ca/eservices.

 

This announcement applies to

  • Town Hall (6311 Old Church Road)
  • Caledon Fire and Emergency Services administration offices (6211 Old Church Road) and
  • Caledon Animal Shelter (12889 Coleraine Drive).

 

For a list of other closures already announced, please see below.

 

For updates residents are encouraged to follow @YourCaledon on social media or download our app to get alerts to your mobile device (caledon.ca/app).

 

PREVIOUS UPDATES

 

(March16, 2020) The following public meetings, open houses and public information centres are cancelled. (All dates are 2020.)

 

  • March 23: Kennedy Road Revitalization public meeting
  • March 23: Golf Committee
  • March 24: General Committee
  • March 24: Planning Committee
  • March 24: 16054 and 16060 Airport Road public meeting (development application)
  • March 24: Fireworks By-law open house
  • March 25: Procedural By-law Committee
  • March 25: LPAT Erin Case Management Conference (Updated March 17)
  • March 31: Special Council (Stormwater Management)
  • March 31: Town Council

 

FUTURE CALEDON – OFFICIAL PLAN REVIEW

The following public engagement opportunities are cancelled. For more information about the project visit future.caledon.ca.

  • March 26: Future Caledon office hours at Caledon Village Library
  • March 28: Future Caledon office hours at Caledon Equestrian Park
  • April 2: Future Caledon office hours at Caledon East Fire Hall 303

 

TOWN HALL (Updated March 17)

Town Hall is closed. A full list of online services is available at caledon.ca/eservices.

 

PROVINCIAL OFFENCES COURT

All Provincial Offences Act matters scheduled from March 16 through to and including April 3, 2020 will be adjourned and rescheduled to a later date. For more information visit the Ontario Court of Justice or call the Provincial Offences Administration in Caledon at 905.584.2273.

 

RECREATION AND COMMUNITY CENTRES

All recreation facilities and community centres are closed. March Break camps, registered programs, and rentals are cancelled. Refunds will be issued automatically by the Town. Memberships will be suspended and extended for the duration of the closure.

 

CALEDON PUBLIC LIBRARY

All branches of the library system are closed. Residents are encouraged to delay returning borrowed materials until regular services resume. Overdue fines will not be incurred during this time. On-line materials including e-books and streaming materials can be accessed via the Caledon Public Library website.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

If you have questions about services or programs that are affected, please contact Service Caledon during regular business hours at 905.584.2272 x. 7750 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

FOLLOW US

To monitor future updates residents are encouraged to visit the Town’s website (caledon.ca) or follow the Town on Facebook or on Twitter: @yourcaledon.

 

DOWLOAD OUR APP

For emergency alerts delivered to a mobile device the Town also has an app available for download at caledon.ca/app (requires permission for notifications).

 

For information and updates from Peel Public Health, please visit peelregion.ca/coronavirus, follow @regionofpeel on Twitter or on Facebook, or call (from Caledon) 905-584-2216 during business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.).

   

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