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Face Masks Optional Starting March 12, 2022
Starting March 12, 2022, masks will no longer be required in City of Ellensburg facilities. Please note federal law still requires face masks in certain settings such as public transportation, so masks will still be required when riding Central Transit until April 18, 2022.
Here is the City's emergency contact list during the COVID-19 outbreak.
CITY COUNCIL HYBRID MEETINGS
City Council will continue to meet via hybrid meetings the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month (unless the meeting falls on an observed holiday). Meetings will be held in person at City Hall, 501 N. Anderson St., livestreamed on Zoom, and livestreamed on ECTV and recorded for viewing at a later date.
CITY BOARDS AND COMMISSION MEETINGS
Should a board or commission convene for business, the public will have the option to participate virtually. How to view or call into the meeting will be made available via the calendar. Meetings are hybrid with in-person and virtual offerings.
Many City services are accessible online or via the phone. We encourage customers to stay home if you are not feeling well. Note the following information about City of Ellensburg facilities and services:
501 N. Anderson St., (509) 962-7204 or send an email.
Customer Service Counter (Lobby)
The utility customer service counter is open for all services.
Give us a call, visit online or make an appointment with Community Development staff. Staff will be available for limited in-person meetings. Call (509) 962-7231.
Building Permit Application Submittals:
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are asking that all building and planning permits be submitted in electronic format only, which can be applied for online at the SMARTGov permit tracking portal, or submitted via email. For general building submittal questions, or to submit a Building permit, Mechanical or Plumbing Application, please email permitting or call (509) 962-7239.
Public Works and Utilities
Our second-floor counters are open or give us a call at (509) 962-7230.
The City administrator’s office is serving customers at our first-floor counter or give us a call at (509) 962-7221.
Open Monday 12-5 PM, Tuesday-Friday 11 AM - 5 PM, and Saturday 12-4:30 PM. Appointments are required for animal intakes. Pet licensing is available online. 1007 S. Industrial Way, (509) 962-7246.
ELLENSBURG RACQUET AND RECREATION CENTER (ERRC)
Open with modified hours and services. 6061 Vantage Hwy. (509) 925-8636.
LIBRARY AND HAL HOLMES
Open. 209 N. Ruby St. (509) 962-7250.
Public safety services continue to be fully operational. The lobby is open. Schedule an appointment for fingerprinting services. Lobby, 100 N. Pearl, (509) 962-7280.
The Kittitas Valley Memorial Pool and Fitness Center is open. 815 E 6th Ave., (509) 962-7211
PARKS (open space and outdoor facilities)
Parks are open.
STAN BASSETT YOUTH CENTER
Youth programming is operational. The Youth Center has updated its after school program to mirror the school district's change to a hybrid schedule.Capacity is limited. 406 E. Capitol Ave. (509) 925-8604
ADULT ACTIVITY CENTER
Adult Activity Center, 506 S. Pine St. (509) 962-7242. Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. for drop-ins. Find out about virtual programming at https://ci.ellensburg.wa.us/823/Adult-Activity-Center.
This is an unprecedented time for our community and for the world. Let’s support one another, be kind, take time to listen and help.
Much information is available about the COVID-19 pandemic. One resources we refer to is Washington State’s Reopening Guidance for Businesses and Workers.
Information about CARES Act funding from the Coronavirus Relief Fund appropriated by the US Congress and passed through the State of Washington to local jurisdictions is available on the WA Commerce website.