PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

5/12/2020

 

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) still an active epidemic throughout the State as well as the Country, The Butler County Board of Supervisors will be implementing temporary safety measures in accordance with the Governor’s Proclamation involving Social Distancing and Building Capacity guidelines.

The Butler County Board of Supervisors have decided to open the Courthouse for a 2 week transitional period, starting Monday May 18, 2020 through Friday May 29, 2020.

County departments will be available for appointments only during regular business hours from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

During this time, a few additional steps will be introduced:

1)      Doors are closed to the public- Conduct business by appointment only.

2)      Drop Box use and electronic means (email, fax, online, phone, etc.) is encouraged by all offices.

3)      Calls are received and screened to determine the service needed

i)        If in person business is required and an appointment is scheduled

(1)    Expansion of services will be offered and accommodated

(a)    Specific and individual to each office

(2)    Upon arrival, customers can call the respective office to be admitted

(a)   To ensure proper Social Distancing measures

(b)   To ensure proper capacity limitations.

4)      When a citizen arrives for their scheduled appointment, they are admitted into the annex

5)      Recommend the use of hand sanitizer

6)      Recommend to wear or continue to wear a face covering of cloth, surgical mask, or N95

7)      Conduct or complete their work

8)      Leave the Annex

The Butler County Board of Supervisors appreciates everyone’s cooperation and understanding throughout this epidemic and being patient with us as we begin to move forward with opening up Courthouse Operations.

The Butler County Board of Supervisors will evaluate these conditions weekly moving forward, working towards full opening.

Governmental Body:

 

The Board of Supervisors of Butler County

                                                Lizbeth Williams

                        Secretary to the Butler County Board of Supervisors