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March 17, 2020 4:21 PM

City of Richmond closures due to COVID-19

Effective Tuesday, March 24th the City of Richmond will be closing the Lois Wagner Memorial Library and the Richmond Community Center from March 24th through April 13th. These buildings will no longer be available by phone or email. Curbside service at the Library will be shut down for this time period.

The Police Department, City Hall and the Department of Public Works will remain closed to the public. In order to continue essential services these buildings will remain staffed and available through email and phone. All essential services will continue to be provided. Updates will be posted to our website cityofrichmond.net and our Departmental Facebook pages (Library, Recreation and Police).

The following buildings are available through email and phone calls:

• City Hall - 8 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

• Department of Public Safety (Police, Dispatch & Fire) - The Police Department and Dispatch will be staffed 24 hours.

• Department of Public Service (Public Works, Water & Wastewater) - 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday

Below is a list of phone numbers should you need assistance with any non-essential service:

City Hall
• Accounts Payable & Water Billing: (586) 727-7571 x201
• Assessor: (586) 727-7571 x229
• Building Department: (586) 727-7571 x202
• Clerk: (586) 727-7571 x204
• Finance & Treasurer: (586) 727-7571 x208
• Planning: (586) 727-7571 x228
• City Manager: (586) 727-7571 x0


Department of Public Safety – Call 9-1-1 for Emergencies
• Police & Fire Department (non-emergency): (586) 727-4000
• For those coming to the Police Department with urgent police business, please utilize the intercom box to the right of the entry doors to speak with our dispatcher.

Department of Public Service (includes Water, Wastewater and Public Works)
• (586) 727-7575 – For after-hours emergencies, such as water main breaks, please call the non-emergency Police Department line at (586) 727-4000

Utility payments may be made and tax and assessing information is available on our website under “Tax & Assessing Records” or “Online Payments”.

Payments and paperwork such as property transfers may be mailed or placed into our drop box outside city hall. Box will be checked several times daily. Any overages on utility payments placed in the drop box will be credited to the next billing cycle.

For a full text of the closure notice please click below.

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