Borough Continues Precautionary Measures in Response to COVID-19
The Borough of Carlisle continues to monitor closely the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. To minimize the risk of exposure, the Borough has initiated a continuity plan that will ensure the constant delivery of essential services to businesses and residents.
As we focus on delivery of essential services and protection of our residents and employees, we continue to evaluate the situation and amend policies, programs, and procedures as deemed necessary to ensure the health and safety of Borough residents and our employees. Following are the latest amendments made to programs, policies and procedures:
- Stuart Community Center, 415 Franklin Street: The Stuart Community Center’s closure will remain in effect until further notice. At this time, staff is on-site during normal business hours (Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.). All business shall be handled via e-mail, telephone, and/or U.S. Mail. Questions regarding the programming may be directed to 717-243-3318 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Public Meeting Postponements or Cancellations: The Borough Council Workshop Meeting originally scheduled for April 1 has been cancelled. The Zoning Hearing Board meeting originally scheduled for April 2 has been rescheduled for May 7, 2020.
Note: The following includes all other precautionary measures taken previously by the Borough and which currently remain in effect:
- Town Hall, 53 West South Street – Closed to the public until further notice: All business is being conducted via telephone, e-mail, and/or U.S. Mail.
- Utility Bill Terminations – Moratorium on terminations are still in effect: Moreover, those utility bills with due dates after March 28, 2020 will not be assessed penalties until further notice. For those individuals who have an overdue bill, and seek a payment plan, please contact the Borough’s Utility Billing Department at 717-249-4422.
- Parking – Both downtown metered parking and residential parking restrictions are currently suspended: The conditions of Borough streets will be assessed on April 3 for litter and debris accumulation. Residents will be notified via the Borough’s website, social media, and The Sentinel if enforcement will resume after April 3. The Pomfret Street Parking Garage at 35 West Pomfret Street continues to be free.
- Public Parks Remain Open - Playground equipment still signed for non-use until further notice: Residents are invited to visit the parks and are asked to practice the CDC’s recommendations for social distancing and personal hygiene before and after visiting.
Look for additional updates via the Borough’s website, social media, and The Sentinel. Questions may be directed to 717-249-4422.
Note: The Borough continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and latest developments through fact-based sources including the Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization, State Department of Health and Cumberland County.