Public Health Notice - Office Closures
The Clark County Commissioners, in order to protect its employees and citizens from the COVID-19 pandemic, and pursuant to the recommendation of the Clark County Health Officer, hereby announce the closure of all Clark County Government Offices to the public, effective at 4:30 p.m. on March 17, 2020. To clarify, the offices of the Assessor, Auditor, Treasurer, Recorder, Clerk, Planning & Zoning, Surveyor, Veterans Services, Weights & Measures, Commissioners and Clark County 4-H/Purdue Extension will be closed to all members of the public UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE for all walk-in and face-to-face business. All scheduled public meetings of any Clark County Government Board, Council or Commission are also hereby cancelled and will be rescheduled for dates to be determined. The Clark County Courts have previously issued their own Court Order concerning their limited emergency operations for the Courts, Probation, CASA and any other Court functions. If you have questions concerning Court, Probation, CASA or any other Court-related operations, please contact the Courts directly by telephone.
The Clark County Government Offices will continue to conduct Clark County Government business on a daily basis. If you need assistance, please refer to the www.co.clark.in.us for a complete list of Office telephone numbers. A "Drop Box" will be placed inside the front East Court Avenue entrance to the Clark County Government Building for business that does not require face-to-face transactions. Please place all documents, paperwork and check payments (no cash payments will be accepted) that need to be processed into an envelope addressed to the applicable Office; please include any specific instructions; and then place the envelope into the Drop Box. If you have any questions, please call the applicable Office.
As always, the health, safety and welfare of the employees and citizens of Clark County are the number one priority of the Clark County Commissioners. Please practice simple and safe hand-washing procedures and lets all do our part in slowing the progression of COVID-19.
DATED: March 17, 2020
President, Clark County Board of Commissioners