COVID-19 UPDATE: February 27, 2021 - Municipal Facilities, Services and Program Closures

The Municipality of Greenstone, as part of the Thunder Bay District Health Unit, will be going into the "Grey - Lockdown" zone on Monday, March 1, 2021 as part of the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open. Please read the TBDHU announcement for more information.

Please remember to always follow all COVID-19 safety protocols: socially distance, wash your hands, wear a mask, and only go out for essential purposes.

Everyone should be prepared to immediately self-isolate for 14 days should they develop symptoms of COVID-19 or come into close contact with a positive case.

 

Municipal Administration and Ward Offices

  • All Municipal Administration/Ward Offices are closed to the Public until further notice.  Residents wishing to make bill payments may do so via mail, at your bank, on-line banking, or over the phone. 
  • No unnecessary entrance to any Municipal building is permitted by any persons including Municipal employees.  Telephone and email communications are to be utilized whenever possible. 
  • Staff will be available during regularly scheduled hours (unless otherwise indicated) to assist residents via phone and/or email.  
  • Commissioning services will not be available until further notice.
  • Cemeteries are limited to a maximum of 10 persons at a time.   

Office Contact List 

2021 Licensing

  • Due to the current Lockdown Order an extension has been implemented for purchasing both Business and Dog Licenses.
  • A new deadline for renewal of Dog Licenses will be announced.  Dog Licenses may still be purchased by calling the Municipal Administration Office or a Ward Office.
  • The deadline for the renewal of Business Licenses will be announced when onsite inspections become possible.

 Recreation/Community Centres

  • At the February 22, 2021 Regular Meeting of Council the decision was made to close the Community Centres for the rest of the Winter Season.  The removal of the ice surfaces has begun.

Community Services

  • The Seniors' Centre Without Walls program is now available to all local Seniors 55+.  
  • Senior's Transportation services in Geraldton will be limited to grocery shopping and medication pickups from the pharmacy and will be limited to one person at a time. To schedule please call 854-1100 ext. 2010. 
  • Senior's Transportation services in Longlac will be limited to grocery shopping and medication pickups from the pharmacy and will be limited to one person at a time. To schedule, call the Longlac Ward Office at 876-2316. 

Public Works

  • Regular services and operations (garbage pickup, snow clearing, etc.) will continue.
  • Landfill hours remain the same. 

Council Meetings

  • The gallery in Council Chambers will remain closed to the public.
  • Council meetings may be viewed via live streaming.  Recordings of previous meetings are also available for viewing.

The Municipality of Greenstone continues to implement measures with the health and safety of all residents in mind. Please remember that this is a fluid situation and changes may occur at any time. For current updates please visit the Thunder Bay District Health Unit website.  

Saturday, February 27, 2021