Port Pirie regional council has begun closing down non-essential services and Mayor Leon Stephens has asked residents to take care of each other during is tumultuous time.
"We understand this is a difficult and anxious time for everyone and it is vitally important to take care of each other and protect our loved ones and wider community by following these directions," Mayor Stephens said.
"By taking strong action now, we have a very good chance of getting on top of the outbreak and preventing further spread to ensure we can all enjoy a safe and happy Christmas with our loved ones."
Council Services Closed as of 12.01am 19 November 2020
- Port Pirie Regional Library
- Port Pirie Visitor Information Centre
- Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery
- Port Pirie Aquatic & Leisure Centre
- Crystal Brook Swimming Pool
- Port Pirie and Crystal Brook Waste Transfer Stations (open for kerbside collections only).
- ** Council's Administration Centre (115 Ellen Street, Port Pirie) and Crystal Brook Office (Bowman Street, Crystal Brook) will be closed but staff will be available to answer any phone or email enquiries.
"Please remember it is early days and we may need to make adjustments to these as required," Mayor Stephens explained.
"If and when we do, please be assured that we will communicate these with our communities."
The full list of restrictions can be found at the State Government's COVID-19 website www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/response
Council Services Remaining Operational
- Administration Centre and Crystal Brook Office receiving phone and email enquiries (Port Pirie Administration Centre - 8633 9777, Crystal Brook Office 8636 2150 or email@example.com)
- Kerbside collections will continue as normal.
- Animal control still available (for emergency issues only eg. attacks)
- Emergency response still available