City of Denton Extends Facility Closures and Suspension of Events and Programming

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Closures Extended Until Monday, May 4, or Until Further Notice

DENTON, TX, April 1, 2020 – In alignment with Gov. Greg Abbott’s new Executive Order (GA-14), the City of Denton has announced the extension of City operational changes to minimize the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

City facilities will remain closed until Monday, May 4, or until further notice, while City staff continue to serve the public remotely where possible.

Closed facilities include:

  • City Hall (215 E. McKinney St.)

  • City Hall East, including Customer Service (601 E. Hickory St.)

  • Development Services Center (215 W. Hickory St.)

  • Service Center (901 Texas St.)

  • Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center, open by appointment only (3717 N. Elm St.)

  • All Library branches, except for book drop-offs (3020 N. Locust St., 502 Oakland St., 3228 Teasley Ln.)

  • All Parks and Recreation facilities, except Civic Center Pool showers and restrooms, which are open from Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This includes the closure of all playgrounds, park restrooms, tennis courts, basketball courts, dog parks, the skate park, and the disc golf course.

All non-essential Municipal Court proceedings and all City-sponsored events and programming are also suspended until Monday, May 4, or until further notice.

As the City continues to monitor the impact of COVID-19, these periods may be extended, and additional announcements may be made.

Visit www.cityofdenton.com/coronavirus and the City’s social media channels for regular updates on the City’s COVID-19 response, services, and resources.

Contact: Ryan Adams, (940) 349-8565, Ryan.Adams@cityofdenton.com

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