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Wellington County municipalities extend closure length

Erin, Mapleton and Puslinch have all extended their facility closures until at least April 30
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WELLINGTON COUNTY – Some of the county’s member municipalities have announced they are extending the closure of municipal facilities. 

The Town of Erin’s municipal facilities, which include recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds and town hall, will be closed until May 31. 

“The Town of Erin is continuing to monitor the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation and adapting,” a press release from the town says. “Town staff are continuing to work to provide residents with service excellence.”

The Townships of Mapleton and Puslinch have extended their municipal closures to April 30. A press release from Mapleton says the town is still working by phone but with reduced hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“The health and safety of the residents of the Township of Mapleton and our staff are our top priorities and we believe these measures are necessary,” a press release from Mapleton says.

A press release from the Township of Puslinch says they are working closely with WDG Public Health, the provincial and federal government to respond to the situation. Puslinch staff will continue to assist residents by phone and email only. 

“The Township intends to make every effort possible to uphold a strong level of customer service during this time,” a press release from Puslinch says. “This includes continuity of essential services such as fire and road maintenance on a priority basis to support our community.”