As a proactive mitigation effort, the city of Cortez is closing Cortez City Hall to ensure staff and community members are protected against the spread of COVID-19.
City Hall will be closed to the public Nov. 30 to Jan. 4. These efforts reduce close contact between people to reduce community transmission of the virus as rates rise in the area.
All essential functions will continue to operate, including administration, public safety, water airport, trash and City Hall.
In order to accommodate the paying of utility bills, the front desk at City Hall will be open from 11 a.m. .to 1 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Payments may be made online at www.cityofcortez.com/132/Utility-Payments or placed in the drop box on the west side of the building.
There will be no drop-in meetings with staff members. In-person meetings will take place by appointment only. To make an appointment, call City Clerk at 564-4008, Code Enforcement at 564-4034, Courts at 564-7952, Finance at 564-3402, Fire Inspection at 564-4009, Grants/Special Projects at 564-4094, Planning and Building at 564-4046 or Water Billing at 564-4012.