April 14, 2020
The County of Brant has Extended the Closure of Facilities
The County of Brant has extended the closure of facilities such as community centres and arenas until May 31, 2020. This decision is in keeping with the province’s declaration of emergency that has also been extended by 28 days, keeping all current protective measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The County of Brant declared a state of emergency on March 19, 2020.
“The County of Brant’s emergency declaration does not expire,” said Mayor David Bailey. “It can be terminated by the head of Council or the Council of the municipality at any time. It is unknown, at this time, when we will be able to declare an end to this emergency. We will continue to follow the direction from the province and the health authorities. Until then, we encourage every citizen to stay home and if you must go out, practice physical distancing.”
All facility rentals that were booked up to May 31, 2020, will be issued full refunds.
As a reminder, County of Brant closures include:
- Customer Service Offices
- Community Centres
- Outdoor recreation amenities including playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor exercise equipment, baseball fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, river access, picnic areas, disc golf course and the Simply Grand Dog park.
- Recreational programs
“We are truly in this together,” said Mayor Bailey. “Each one of us has an important role to play to protect the community’s well-being.”
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