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Park Hills Tightens Closures

The city of Park Hills has responded to the St. Francois County stay at home order with several closures. Here is the full release.

CITY OF PARK HILLS TO CLOSE FOLLOWING SFC STAY AT HOME ORDER #033020
In response to the St. Francois County Stay at Home Order #033020, all departments of the City of Park
Hills, except for the services listed below, will be closed effective Thursday, April 2, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
and continue until the county order has been lifted.
CITY HALL
City Hall Offices will be closed. Residents needing immediate assistance may call the office number at
573-431-3577 which will be answered by an employee from home, Monday through Friday between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
UTILITIES
The Water & Sewer Department will operate on an on-call basis. If you have a water or sewer
emergency, please call the Park Hills Police Department at 573-431-3122 or 911. Water bill payments
are still required. The Water Department offers two drop boxes and online payments for your
convenience. You can find information on online payments on the City’s website at parkhillsmo.net.
TRASH SERVICE
Trash services will continue with trash being picked up on the regularly scheduled pick-up days,
however, sanitation will be running two trucks with trash only being collected from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00
a.m. daily. It is imperative that your trash is put out early during this time as there will be NO LATE PICK-
UPS.
HOLIDAY TRASH SERVICE
FRIDAY, APRIL 10 TH is a scheduled City Holiday. If your pick-up day is normally Friday, your trash will be
picked up on THURSDAY, APRIL 9 TH of this week.
BULK TRASH PICK-UP
All scheduled bulk trash pick-ups have been suspended at this time. If you have already paid for an
upcoming pick-up, a City Staff Member will be contacting you soon to offer you the choice of remaining
on the list for the re-scheduled pick-up at a later date or have your fee refunded.
FIRE TAGS
The due date for Fire Tags has been extended. Fire Tags which are typically due on June 1 st will now be
due on July 1 st .
PARKS
All City Parks are closed except for walking trails. Restrooms, fitness equipment, basketball courts,
pavilions, and playgrounds are closed. The only exceptions are the Haney, Elvins, and Columbia Park
walking trails. Columbia Park road is closed, but walkers can park in front of the park. The Disc Golf
Course in Columbia Park may be utilized, however, this along with the walking trails must be accessed
following the CDC's Social Distancing and Gathering Guidelines.
POOL RESERVATIONS
Reservations for the Park Hills Pool have been suspended through at least May 1 st .
MUNICIPAL COURT

Staff members will be accepting calls from home during regular business hours. Fines may be accessed
and paid through casenet.com. Fines may also be paid through the drop-box located outside the
Municipal Court Office. Court for April 27, 2020, has been canceled. Reschedule dates will be available
on casenet.com as they become available.
POLICE DEPARTMENT
The Police Department will continue to maintain its normal functions taking appropriate safety
measures to guard against COVID-19. During this time, officers will be addressing non-emergency calls
via telephone. Officers will still respond to emergency calls where a crime is in progress and when
personal safety is in danger. Officers will not be entering homes except in emergencies. The Police
Department Office is closed. For an emergency, call 911. All non-emergencies may be reported to 573-
431-3131.
FIRE DEPARTMENT
The Fire Department will continue to maintain its normal functions taking appropriate safety measures
to guard against COVID-19. They intend to utilize the minimal number of staff to assess the situation and
then adjust the response accordingly. The firehouse is currently closed to the public. For an emergency,
call 911. All non-emergencies may be reported to 573-431-3131.
CODE ENFORCEMENT
The Code Enforcement Department will be doing inspections on a very limited basis during this time. For
alternative methods of obtaining inspections, emergency occupancy permits, or water services, please
call 573-431-3577 Ext. 32. Staff members will be addressing your needs over the phone.
LIBRARY SERVICES
All books will be renewed for the next 30 days and all overdraft fees will be waived. During this time, the
Library encourages patrons to utilize e-books through Libby and Tumblebooks Apps. They will also be
doing virtual storytime and other activities on the Library’s Facebook Page. Please visit and like that
page to stay up to date on library services. It can be found at www.facebook.com/ParkHillsPublicLibrary
SENIOR CENTER SERVICES
The Senior Center will continue delivering meals on an adjusted schedule. Staff will be in the office for a
limited number of hours one day per week to return phone calls, emails, and deliver meals. Aside from
leaving telephone messages or emails, you may contact the Senior Center via their Facebook Page:
www.facebook.com/ParkHillsSeniorCenter
At the City of Park Hills, we sincerely care about the health of our staff and our citizens. We strongly feel
that all of us working together to follow the guidelines and recommendations set forth by the CDC, and
our federal, state, & county governments will aide in riding our community and our country of this
horrific pandemic. Please join us in the effort to stay home, stay safe, and stay healthy.

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