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Coronavirus Updates

Posted on: March 19, 2020

City Hall Limited Public Hours March 23, 2020, Closed to Public Beginning March 24

Abilene City Hall limited hours 3/23, closed to public 3/24 until further notice

Monday, March 23, 2020, Abilene City Hall will be open to the public from the hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020, City Hall will be closed to the public. City staff will be present through regular business hours to answer questions by phone at 325.676.6200.

Here is a current list of municipal facility closures, and changes in operations:

  • Abilene Public Libraries are closed until further notice, effective 3/23/20.

  • Abilene Municipal Court is closed to the public until further notice, effective 3/23/20. Payments may be made online at www.abilenetx.gov or by calling 800.444.1187. If you have any questions, please call the Abilene Municipal Court at 325.676.6333.

  • Abilene Customer Service Center/Water Utility office is closed to the public until further notice, effective 3/23/20. Payments may be made online at www.abilenetx.gov, through the drop box at 4595 South 1st Street or 555 Walnut, or by calling 325.676.6405 if you have any questions or concerns.

  • Abilene Animal Shelter is open to the public by appointment only, effective 3/24/20.

  • All Convention Center events are cancelled, effective 3/18/20 - 4/30/20. 

  • The Abilene Zoo is closed, effective 3/17/20 - 4/30/20. 

  • The Rose Park Senior Center is closed effective 3/18/20 - 4/30/20. Drive through meals are available to seniors 60 and over between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday  through Friday. Limit of two meals per car, strictly enforced.

  • Recreation Centers are closed effective 3/18/20 - 4/30/20. 

  • Rentals for all Parks and Recreation facilities are cancelled effective immediately.  Normal operations will resume May 1, 2020. All cancellations will be fully refunded.

  • Spring recreation leagues are cancelled. Contact Community Services at 325-676-6217 or parksandrec@abilenetx.gov for a full refund or for more information. 

  • Adaptive Recreation is closed effective 3/18/20 - 4/30/20. Current Adaptive Recreation program participants may receive a drive-through meal from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Rose Park Senior Center, with a limit of two meals per car, strictly enforced.

  • Splash pads and the Adventure Cove will remain closed through 4/30/20.

  • Safety City is closed through 5/31/20.

  • All public tours of City facilities are cancelled effective immediately.

  • Proclamations, presentations, school age pledgers, and awards and recognitions at Council Meetings are cancelled until further notice.

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