Released March 18, 2020
UPDATED: March 20, 2020 at 3:30 p.m.
WEYBURN – With the Government of Saskatchewan declaring state of emergency March 18, 2020, the City of Weyburn has made a decision to close all City operated facilities to the public effective Thursday, March 19, 2020
Affected facilities Until further notice, all City of Weyburn operated facilities will be closed to the public
- Weyburn Leisure Centre
- Soo Line Historical Museum
- Crescent Point Place/Tom Zandee Sports Arena
- City Hall
- Public Works and Parks Building
- Water Treatment Plant
In collaboration with the Saskatchewan Health Authority, we are actively monitoring the situation and will continue to evaluate when City facilities may reopen.
For your convenience the City of Weyburn has the following methods of payment:
- Drop Box at City Hall (cash or cheque) – A night deposit can be found just outside the City Hall main entrance , City Hall is located at 157 3rd St. NE.. Please make sure the type of payment and account number or property address is specified.
- By mail – Mail your bill stub and cheque to: City of Weyburn, PO Box 370, Weyburn, SK, S4H 2K6
- Online banking – Online banking is offered by most banks and financial institutions for utility bills and property taxes. For other payments such as business licenses, fees and rentals, please request a direct deposit form for online payment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- Pre-authorized Payment Plan (PAP) – This program offers automatic withdrawal from your bank account. For utility bills the exact amount will be withdrawn from your account at the end of the month. For Property Taxes, we offer several different withdrawal dates to ensure taxes are paid in full by December 31. Forms are available at https://weyburn.ca/payment-options/. Email your completed application form and a void cheque to email@example.com or drop off at City Hall Drop Box @ 157 3rd St. NE.
Regular Council Meeting
The meeting Scheduled for Monday, March 23 at 5 p.m. will proceed as planned and will be open to the public. The City of Weyburn will follow the workplace measures from the Government of Saskatchewan limiting public gatherings to 25 people and will be practicing social distancing.
The City is also making available the Health Ministry’s tool to guide citizens on how to continue with daily life and whether they need to be tested for COVID-19. https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-self-assessment
The Province of Saskatchewan has announced enhanced preventive measures for COVID-19. The measures can be found at https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2020/march/13/further-measures-for-covid-19
If anyone has symptoms such as fever, cough and difficulty breathing and have traveled outside Canada or have been exposed to someone who has COVID-19, they should stay home and call HealthLine 811
The City of Weyburn will be adhering to these measures as our top priority is the health, safety and well-being of the community and our employees. We are focused on maintaining City services.
We recommend these precautions to protect against all illnesses:
▪ Wash your hands with soap frequently
▪ Cover your cough or sneeze using the inside of your elbow
▪ Avoid touching your face
▪ Stay home if you feel sick
As this situation evolves, The City of Weyburn will continue to provide regular updates as they are available through our website and social media.
For more information regarding COVID-19, Visit the Government of Saskatchewan webpage. https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus