Emporia City Manager sent out a press release early Thursday morning announcing the closing of city buildings to the public.
“Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the City of Emporia is taking this measure to safeguard public health and safety, and to prevent an overwhelming influx of new patients into hospitals,” Johnson said. “Public health officials continue to advise that social distancing is the most effective strategy to prevent the spread of coronavirus. As such, all City office locations, 201 South Main Street-Municipal Building, 310 Budd Street-Police Department, 1921 Sunnyside Road-Community Services will be closed to outside visitors including walk-ins until further notice.”
City business will continue for citizens of Emporia.
To make a utility bill payment, credit card or telephone payment service is available through official payments by phone, 1-888-272-9829
**If using Official Payments this requires code 1032 for taxes or 1062 for utility payments AND your account number**
Online banking through your bank/financial institution
You may continue to use our drop-box located in the parking lot between the Municipal Building and the Post Office (black/grey drop-box at entrance of parking lot)
Until further notice staff will continue to work normal business hours. Should you need assistance please contact the appropriate department below:
City Administration: 434-634-3332
Building, Planning & Zoning: 434-634-6315
Building permits, Code Enforcement, Economic Development, and Zoning
Commissioner of the Revenue 434-634-5405
Taxes, Business License, Meals Tax, etc.
Registrar : 434-634-9533
Treasurer’s Office: 434-634-2349
Utility payments and connect or disconnect service
Public Safety, Emergency only: 911
Police, Animal Control : 434-634-2121
Public Services : 434-634-4500
Public Works (trash collection, recycle, and streets) and Public Utilities