MALIBU (CBSLA) — Malibu City Hall will close to the public from Wednesday through Jan. 28 due to rising COVID-19 cases.
During the closure, city staff will continue to work but in-person services will be suspended.
"The temporary closure of City Hall to the public is out of an abundance of caution to help slow the spread of COVID-19 amidst the current surge so that we can protect the health and safety of the community, especially seniors and other high-risk groups, and to allow city staff to continue to safely provide essential city services," Mayor Paul Grisanti said in a statement.
City Council and commission meetings will continue to be held remotely.
Residents can contact city staff by phone or email, using the following contacts:
- Building Safety Department (including Environmental Health, Coastal Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering): 310-456-2489, ext. 390, or email@example.com.
- Planning Department: 310-456-2489, ext. 485, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Public Works Department: 310-456-2489, ext. 391, or email@example.com.
- Other city business: 310-456-2489, ext. 392, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to city officials, the closure could end earlier than Jan. 28 if the COVID situation improves.
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