PUBLIC NOTICE -Town of Waterville Valley
Date: March 16, 2020
RE: Town Hours of Operation Changes Due to COVID-19 Virus
Effective on Tuesday, MARCH 17th, 2020
Notice to 2nd Home Owners of Waterville Valley! UPDATE 3/28/2020
As you may know, Governor Sununu has issued a stay-at-home order here in New Hampshire, effective at Midnight, Friday, March 27th. With this order, every state in the Northeast, from Delaware to Maine, is under some sort of isolation order. We ask that second homeowners observe their local shelter in place order and not travel to Waterville Valley. First of all, we are working under the assumption that the COVID 19 virus is here in Town just as we assume that it is everywhere in our state, region and country. We are making this request for your safety and the safety of those here in Town. The full-time population of Waterville Valley has a high proportion of ‘at risk’ people and we do not want to put this population at increased risk of infection. We appreciate your assistance in reducing social contact and helping us to stop the spread of COVID 19.
Waterville Valley Town Office building will be closed for to the public for walk-in business. **UPDATE AS OF 3/27/2020. The office will be available to take phone calls and make appointments on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The office will be CLOSED on Tuesday and Thursday. We are encouraging all customers to conduct all business online via the Town Website for Motor Vehicle renewals, property taxes and water/sewer payments. For emergencies which cannot be handled remotely, please call the office to discuss alternatives to handle your situation. The office phone number is 603-236-4730. https://www.watervillevalley.org/home/pages/e-services
Waterville Valley Public Safety Dept building will be closed to the public. If you have an emergency, please call 911 directly! For non-emergencies, please call dispatch at 603-236-4732. Administrative staff will be available Monday though Friday from 8am to 4pm.
Waterville Valley Public Works buildings are closed to the public. Collection of trash will continue as normal. The Transfer Station dumpsters remain open to the public. The gated area for construction debris, appliances and like items will be open for ADJUSTED hours of operation of Monday-Wednesday-Friday 10:00am–3pm, and Tuesday,Thursday & weekends CLOSED. Please call the Town Office at 236-4730 during weekdays for assistance outside of these times. The assistance will be dependent upon on employee availabilty on each day.
Waterville Valley Recreation Dept buildings will be closed to the public until further notice. All programming is temporarily suspended until further notice.
Waterville Valley Osceola Library will be closed until further notice. E-Books are able to be downloaded from the State Library and links are posted upon the website. https://nh.overdrive.com/
Waterville Valley Post Office is open for regular business with ADJUSTED hours** until further notice. UPDATE TO POST OFFICE HOURS
** ADJUSTED HOURS (beginning Monday, 3/30/2020)
- Monday - Friday: OPEN 8am and CLOSE 12noon.
- Saturday: OPEN 8am and CLOSE 11am.
- Sunday : CLOSED ALL DAY.
In an effort to provide more social distancing and protect those at higher risk of COVID 19 we are dedicating the following days and times at the POST OFFICE to serve individuals 60+ years old or with medical conditions which put them at greater risk of infection. We are asking our community to help us ensure the integrity of this measure by observing these hours.
- 8AM to 10AM on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
- 8AM to 9AM on Wednesday and Saturday
Please realize this is an active State of Emergency and that Town personnel are closely monitoring updates from State and Federal agencies. All residents, guests and property owners are urged to follow CDC guidelines for preventing any spread of the virus both in-home and in our community.
We thank everyone for practicing the highest level of hygiene and for an abundance of patience and common sense during this time! If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem....