The city of Gaithersburg announced Tuesday that the city is closing all buildings to public access and discontinuing all appointment services in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Only city staff needed to perform important and/or timely functions will be allowed in buildings.
The city stressed they are committed to following the stringent guidelines to help slow the spread of infection.
Gaithersburg officials urge residents to rely on trusted sources for the most up-to-date information about coronavirus. If a resident is experiencing symptoms, helpful information is available on the Montgomery County Health and Human Services website.
Effective immediately, the city of Gaithersburg is closing all buildings to public access and discontinuing all appointment services. Only city staff needed to perform important and/or timely functions will be allowed in buildings.
- All in-person services have been suspended through at least April 30, 2020. Visit the City’s website for online services. Note that some services may not be available and response times may be delayed due to limited employee coverage. We appreciate your patience and understanding.
- Report life-threatening animal control concerns to 301-279-8000 or 240-773-5230.
- Bulk pick up is cancelled. Recycling will be picked up on its regular schedule.
- Spring loose leaf collection will be rescheduled.
Events and Activities
There will be no public events, programs, classes, sports, performances, or non-essential meetings through at least April 30.
Regular meetings of the Mayor and City Council, Planning Commission, Board of Appeals and Historic District Commission will be held only if necessary. They will be closed to the public. Content of the Mayor and City Council meetings is tweeted in real time. All legislative meetings are aired live on the City’s cable channel, Comcast 13 and RCN/FiOS 25, on YouTube, and via the website at www.gaithersburgmd.gov.