City of Fort St. John buildings to limit access as COVID-19 precautions continue
March 19, 2020
As of March 19, 2020, all City buildings will have reduced public access as the City of Fort St. John continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, as follows:
- North Peace Leisure Pool - closed indefinitely
- Pomeroy Sport Centre, including Visitor Centre - closed indefinitely
- North Peace Arena - closed indefinitely
- Kids Arena Field House - closed indefinitely
- Fort St. John RCMP Detachment - no public access
- Fort St. John Fire Station - no public access
- Public Works Building - no public access
- Grounds Building - no public access
- Water Treatment Plant - no public access
- Protective Services Building - no public access
- City Hall - limited public access between 11 am and 2 pm
- Beaton Building, for Development Services - limited public access between 11 am and 2 pm
The Council Meeting and Public Hearing scheduled for Monday, March 23, will continue as scheduled with changes to ensure we meet the requirements of the public health orders. Residents are reminded they can watch Council meetings live or recorded at fortstjohn.ca.
The City of Fort St. John continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19, and we are receiving regular updates from regional, provincial and federal public health officials. The City of Fort St. John has formed a committee, consisting of Council, the executive leadership team, public safety, human resources and communications, that is meeting daily to address appropriate responses to this rapidly evolving situation. Also, we are assessing all resources available to local governments.
Further updates on City of Fort St. John operations will be provided at fortstjohn.ca/covid19 and shared through the City’s social media channels. For information on the COVID-19 pandemic, visit the BC Centre for Disease Control website at bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19.