City of Stockbridge offices closed through Friday, March 27 due to COVID-19

Stockbridge City Council

STOCKBRIDGE—The City of Stockbridge is extending the closure of its offices through Friday, March 27 because of the national coronavirus emergency. Staff will telework and the public will have no access to any city offices or facilities during this time.

"Members of the Stockbridge City Council are monitoring this national crisis," according to a press release issued late Sunday evening, "and are concerned with the well-being of both the public and city staff." 

• Residents can contact City Manager Randy Knighton at rknighton@cityofstockbridge-ga.gov with any questions about city government operations.

• Callers can leave voicemails on individual extensions daily, with staff returning those calls "as soon as possible."

• "Customers are encouraged to utilize city e-mails to communicate with staff members as they perform telework duties," according to a press release issued late Sunday evening. To find staff e-mails, visit https://www.cityofstockbridge.com/staff.aspx 

• To pay utility bills online, go to the city website.

• Residents also can call (866) 248-4696 to pay monthly water and sewer bills. The city is giving water and sewer customers a 30-day grace period.

• For emergency water issues, such as a broken main, call (404) 234-7056.

• Businesses making payments to the Stockbridge Business Services Department can manage transactions for business licenses and building permits online at https://stockbridgega-energovpub.tylerhost.net/Apps/SelfService#/home 
 
Stockbridge City Manager Randy Knighton said "The safety of both our citizens and team members is extremely critical. We will still be available for our citizens by telephone and email for the week of March 23."
 
Knighton emphasized the importance of monitoring the COVID-19 emergency, calling it a "very serious health crisis" impacting everyone in the country.
 
He added that residents should check the city's Facebook and Instagram pages "often" for information.
 
"We are in this together," Knighton said. "We appreciate the continued community support from everyone."
 
The city encourages social distancing, which means keeping at least 6 feet away from other people.
 
 
For all the latest local, county, state, national and international news about the COVID-19 pandemic, bookmark and visit henryherald.com/coronavirus
 
Report any suspected cases of coronavirus in the surrounding area immediately to the Georgia Department of Health at (844)-442-2681. 

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