16 town hallIn response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the town of Hope Mills took swift action to limit the exposure of its citizens to possible infection with the virus.
At the top of the list of actions was the declaration of a state of emergency by Mayor Jackie Warner that took effect on Monday, March 16.

The action gave the Hope Mills Police Department authority to deny access to any areas in the town that may be necessary to keep the spread of the virus under control.
Anyone attempting to gain access to any area that is blocked by the police would be considered guilty of a misdemeanor.

The town also announced cancellation of all appointed boards, commissions, committees and upcoming special events through Monday, April 6.

Specific events are listed below:

All town facility rentals from March 16-April 6 are canceled. No additional reservations will be scheduled during that time period.

Easter in Hope Mills and Breakfast with the Eastern Bunny on Saturday, April 4, and the free Easter Egg Hunt are canceled.

Ag Day on Saturday, April 4 is canceled.

Effective Monday, March 16, the Hope Mills Recreation Center closed for an indefinite period.

All scheduled Parks and Recreation programs, athletics, activities, trips and open gym times are suspended through April 6. Registration and payment for future programs and activities can be done online at https://secure.rec1.com/NC/hope-mills-N.C.

Hope Mills Municipal Park, Golfview Greenway and Hope Mills Park open spaces will remain accessible for public use.

Town Hall and the police department lobby will not be closed. Residents are asked to limit visits to both facilities. Use online forms where possible and mail checks for permits. Those who must come to Town Hall or the police station are asked to call ahead and make an appointment to make sure someone is available to assist you.
Call 910-424-4555 for Town Hall or 910-425-4103 for the police department.

Visit http://www.townofhopemills.com/directory.aspx  to find alist of direct extensions.

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