COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
City Hall Closed; Services Continue
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in an effort to ensure the health and safety of our community members, staff and their families, the City of Arden Hills has closed City Hall and its facilities to the general public for eight weeks, effective March 17. This time may be shortened or extended, pending future guidance. A Local Emergency has been declared for the City of Arden Hills.
City Council, Committee and Commission Meetings
City Council meetings will continue as scheduled. City Hall will be open to the public for access to these meetings. City Councilmembers may call in to City meetings. See letter of determination (PDF) and procedures. Committees and Commissions will be held on a case-by-case basis. Please visit the website for updated scheduling.
Non-Essential Meetings, Events, Programs Cancelled
All non-essential meetings, events and recreation programs are cancelled until further notice.
Services Continue; Contact City Staff
City services will continue without interruption, but new procedures are in place for obtaining building permits and inspections, accessing Parks and Recreation programs and use of city parks, recycling and yard waste and more. See City Services and Department Updates.
Staff will be available by phone or e-mail during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you need assistance, please call 651-792-7800, or access the staff directory. For sewer and water problems after hours, call 651-767-0640.
Payments, correspondence, permit applications, andmore can be submitted online or left outside City Hall in marked bins. The USMail bin is used by the mail carrier. Use the locked drop box for utility billpayments (checked daily by staff). There is a larger bin to drop off plan setsfor permits.
Governor Walz Issues Two-Week Stay at Home Executive Order
In order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Governor Tim Walz announced Emergency Executive Order 20-20 directing Minnesotans to stay at home and to limit movements outside of their homes beyond essential needs for two weeks, beginning at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27 and ending at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10. See Frequently Asked Questions
Steps to Take
- Call your doctor: If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.
- Stay home if you are sick or have been exposed to someone who is sick
- Wash your hands with hot soapy water for 20 seconds before, during and after visiting our facilities
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, or do so into your elbow
- Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes
- Reduce activities
- Practice social distancing measures
- People who are 65 and older, or people of any age who have underlying medical conditions, should stay at home and avoid gatherings or other situations of potential exposures, including travel.
Local, state and national resources and business resources for information on Centers for Disease Control, MN Department of Health, Ramsey County, MN Department of Employment and Economic Development, how to contact your local legislator, Governor’s Office Executive Orders, food shelves, unemployment assistance, business loans and more.
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