COVID 19 and Kearney

Updated – As Of JULY 21, 2020

The Mayor and Council of the Town of Kearney would like to take this opportunity to advise residents, property owners and visitors of the Town’s response to the COVID 19 pandemic.

  • Staying at home and Social Distancing remain a priority. These two steps are the easiest ways to stay safe and healthy.

  • THE NORTH BAY PARRY SOUND HEALTH UNIT IS DIRECTING THAT FACE COVERINGS ARE MANDATORY IN ENCLOSED PUBLIC PLACES AS OF JULY 24, 2020

  • Municipal Services and Staff are still operational. Regular hours of operation are still being followed. Staff may be contacted by phone or email as offices are closed to the public.
    Please know we are taking every precaution available to keep our Staff safe during this pandemic, which may mean extra sanitizing/cleaning, extra precautions regarding social distancing and new procedures. Please be respectful of Staff and the stresses they are facing.

  • Public  amenities are CLOSED as per Provincial guidelines including:

    • ball parks

    • playgrounds

    • PUBLIC WASHROOMS

  • Boat Ramps, beaches,  Trails and open spaces are OPEN for use. Please respect Social Distancing guidelines. 

  • Swimming Lessons have been CANCELLED for 2020

  • Tax installment due dates of April 30, August 31 and October 30 remain in effect, however late penalties on current 2020 tax amounts are being waived from April 1, 2020 until December 31, 2020.

  • Credit card payments are now accepted for tax bills, and other charges (driveway entrance permits, etc.). There is a 2% surcharge for credit card payments from the credit card companies.

  • Council meetings will be held electronically for the duration of the COVID 19 pandemic. Members of the public wishing to take part in Council Meetings and Special Council Meetings may do so by contacting the Municipal Office two days prior to the meeting

  • Residents requiring assistance in the delivery of groceries (those who cannot get to town or the stores) are encouraged to contact the Kearney Lions Club or may phone the Town Office for further information.

Your Mayor and Council Memebers are striving to keep your Town safe, secure and functioning. Any and all decisions of Council are not made lightly, but with thought and concern for the betterment of all.

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