(ORLEANS) – As a State Emergency exists at this time Orleans Town officials are strongly advising all its citizens to adhere by all guidelines and directives being put forth at this point during the present Public Health Emergency.
As per Governor Holcomb’s stay-at-home order effective today March 24th at 11:59 pm all residents are asked to only leave their home if they work at an essential business, are getting necessary supplies or must leave for health and safety purposes.
Furthermore, all nonessential businesses are being directed to close and for residents to stay home and avoid any unnecessary travel.
This preventative measure to suspend in-person contact is considered necessary to avoid the spread of COVID-19 during this emergency period.
Town officials have implemented a number of strategies to protect their workforce while still ensuring continuity of operations.
Orleans Clerk Robert F. Henderson said “The Town of Orleans government remains operational to continue to provide essential service to ensure the safety and well-being of residents. However, all town buildings and facilities (including playgrounds, children’s play areas, basketball court) are CLOSED at this time.”
Orleans Town Hall / Clerk’s office remains CLOSED to the public until April 5th. The offices are still being staffed during regular business hours to address any concerns via phone 812-865-2539 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residents are asked to make upcoming water bill payments via regular mail, phone, on-line (credit cards) and outside drop box. A convenient link (PayGov) for paying on-line can be found on the town’s website www.town.orleans.in.us