[El Mirage, AZ May 14, 2020] – The City of El Mirage will reopen City Hall and most public facilities on Monday, May 18, 2020 to align with the Governor’s May 12, 2020 Executive Order and latest recommendations to ease restrictions across the State of Arizona.
El Mirage City Hall, Customer Service, and Police Administrative Offices will be open for public access from 7—11 a.m. and 1 – 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and by appointment. The Fire Department Administrative Offices will remain closed to visitors, however some non-emergency services, including car seat installation and fire inspections services, will continue to be offered by appointment. El Mirage Municipal Court will remain open with modified lobby hours from 8:00 a.m. to noon, Monday – Thursday. City parks, restrooms, ramadas, and the dog parks will also open on Monday. While the skatepark, field and facility rentals, basketball courts, and playgrounds at City parks remain closed, City leaders are discussing the guidelines around reopening and hope to have an announcement soon. The El Mirage Senior Center will remain closed until it is safe for our seniors to congregate in groups of ten or more.
“We have developed plans to open City facilities making sure to follow CDC, State and Maricopa County Health Department guidance to take the health and well-being of the public, our residents, and employees into account,” stated El Mirage City Manager Crystal Dyches, “this includes increasing our cleaning and disinfection processes, having masks available and hand sanitizers strategically placed, and strictly following social distance guidelines.”
The scheduled Council meeting for May 19 at 6:00 p.m. will be held with limited public attendance to ensure compliance with CDC guidelines and the state Open Meeting Law. For more information on the Council meetings, please visit www.elmirageaz.gov.
Utility customers may still conduct business by phone at: 623-933-1228, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or website: www.elmirageaz.gov.
El Mirage Municipal Court will remain open with modified lobby hours for the general public from 8:00 a.m. to noon, Monday – Thursday. For more information on the El Mirage Municipal Court, contact 623-815-2186 or visit www.elmirageaz.gov.
If you need assistance, please visit www.elmirageaz.gov or contact the appropriate department, at:
Administration: (623) 876-2941
Building Safety: (623) 518-0389
City Clerk: (623) 876-2943
Customer Service: (623) 933-1228
Engineering: (623) 980-9980
Finance: (623) 876-2955
Human Resources: (623) 876-2949
Planning and Zoning: (480) 349-2334
Public Works: (623) 935-6405
Fire Department: (623) 583-7968
Police Department: (623) 500-3000
2-1-1 Arizona and Arizonatogether.org have been tasked by the Governor’s office to provide information to the public about COVID-19 and available services. If you need assistance finding food, paying house bills, accessing free childcare, or other essential services, dial 211 or search on 211arizona.org or Arizonatogether.org. For the City of El Mirage community resource page, please visit www.elmirageaz.gov.