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Posted on: March 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Bismarck Announces Facilities are Locked to the Public Beginning Mar. 20

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Bismarck City Commission has ordered City of Bismarck facilities, including Bismarck City Hall, locked to the public beginning tomorrow March 20-27, and continuing until further notice. Change in status may occur without notice. The Bismarck Airport will remain unlocked. The Bismarck Memorial Public Library says, items checked out may appear overdue, but fines will not accrue while the library is locked.

All City departments are fully implementing their continuity of governmental operational plans with department heads reviewing remote and in-person staffing decisions on a daily basis. Essential City services are operating and members of the public are encouraged to reach out to the City by telephone, email or by visiting our website at www.bismarcknd.gov

The City of Bismarck remains open and ready to serve its citizens. We are discouraging any unnecessary in-person visits to Bismarck City facilities and instead suggests use of the City’s website at www.bismarcknd.gov or by making telephone calls. Department phone contact information is located on the web site home page.

Water Utility payments can be made online at by clicking ‘Online Payment’ on the web site home page. There is a drop box a public works where payments can be submitted. We also have a drop box at the City-County Office Building, 221 N 5th St., located on the north side of the building near the intersection of Fifth Street and Thayer Avenue near the north-south alley.

The City is stressing the importance of utilizing reliable sources of news and data, while encouraging area residents to subscribe to the City’s “Notify Me”  feature by clicking on the "Notify Me" button on the home page. Select Alert Center and choose to receive notification by text or email.

Social media sources include:

City of Bismarck

Website: www.bismarcknd.gov

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bismarcknd.gov

Twitter: www.twitter.com/BismarckNDGov

Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health

Website: https://www.bismarcknd.gov/95/Public-Health

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BBPH.gov/ . 

Twitter - https://twitter.com/BBPublicHealth

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bbpublichealth/

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