Coralville City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, June 1, from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Services via phone, mail, and www.coralville.org continue and citizens are encouraged to use those when possible.
Beginning June 1, the City of Coralville will no longer accept utility bill payments or yard waste sticker payments over the telephone.
In accordance with state and federal guidelines, recommendations, and protocols, the City has taken the following steps to minimize risk for visitors and staff:
The Coralville Public Library, Coralville Recreation Center, and Coralville Center for the Performing Arts remain closed to the public. See below for specific information for each facility. North Ridge Pavilion will reopen for rentals at 50% capacity beginning May 28.
Primary ElectionCoralville City Hall, Brown Deer Golf Club, North Ridge Pavilion, and the Coralville Public Library will be open on Tuesday, June 2, from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm for the primary election.
Coralville Center for the Performing ArtsThe Coralville Center for the Performing Arts remains closed to the public. Current rentals of the lobby space will be held at 50% capacity beginning on May 28. New rentals will be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Call 319.248.9370 for more information.
Coralville Recreation CenterTo provide a safe, sanitary environment and conduct health screenings for program users, the Recreation Center will be used primarily for programming space during the month of June. While the facility remains closed for general use, lap swim and fitness room use will resume by reservation only on June 8.
Coralville Public LibraryThe Coralville Public Library remains closed to the public. Public and private events scheduled in the facility are cancelled through June 30, with the exception of the June 2 primary election.
The Coralville Public Library will continue to provide current services, including access to digital resources (OverDrive, Tumblebooks, video streaming thought Kanopy etc), as well as curbside pickup of library materials, through the month of June. Individuals needing assistance with eMedia access or delivery of library books and materials in Coralville should call the Library.
Beginning June 1, expanded Library services will include online Summer Reading Programs for all ages, babies through adults, as well as additional WiFi hotspots for internet access outside the Library and laptops for limited use outside the Library.
Reference services and virtual programming, including story times and book groups, are being offered; please check www.coralvillepubliclibrary.org or follow the Library on social media for details (www.facebook.com/coralvillepubliclibrary on Facebook or @CoralPubLibrary on Twitter).
To contact the Library, call 319.248.1850 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. During the building closure, Library staff are available from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday; and 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday for assistance via phone or email.
Farmers’ MarketCoralville Farmers’ Market is open from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Mondays in the Coralville Community Aquatic Center parking lot, 1513 7th Street. Farm and take-home food products, including baked goods, are available for purchase; prepared foods, arts, crafts, jewelry, or services are not available. The market allows for drive-through and walk-up customers. A list of vendors is available at www.coralville.org/farmersmarket or www.facebook.com/coralvillefarmersmarket.
The Market operates in compliance with Governor Kim Reynolds’ April 24 proclamation and guidelines issued by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Iowa Department of Public Health.
Public Meetings ProceedAt this time, all public meetings are scheduled to proceed electronically. City Council meetings and Planning and Zoning Commission meetings can be viewed live and rebroadcast on MediaCom 118-8 or live and on-demand at www.coralville.org/coralvision. Written comments can be sent up until 5:00 pm on the day of the meeting to City Clerk Thor Johnson at email@example.com or 1512 7th Street, Coralville, Iowa 52241. Persons with comments can also come to the City Council Chambers at 1512 7th Street, where electronic access will be provided. Social distancing is required.
Parks, Golf Course, and Trails Remain OpenCoralville parks, trails, and Brown Deer Golf Club remain open. Playgrounds are closed as required by state proclamation.
Transit Service Continues with Modified Routes, Paused Fare CollectionCoralville Transit operations continue. Fare collection is paused, and riders are asked to board from the rear entrance when possible. The front door remains available for riders with mobility concerns to board and exit. Riders needing assistance, including the ramp to board, are asked to knock on the front door or indicate to the driver that assistance is needed. Riders should practice social distancing while waiting for and riding the bus.
Routes have been modified until further notice as follows:
City Water Is SafeThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises that the COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. The American Water Works Association notes that EPA encourages the continued use of tap water, as COVID-19 has not been detected in drinking water supplies. EPA has established regulations with treatment requirements for public water systems that prevent waterborne pathogens such as viruses from contaminating drinking water and wastewater. COVID-19 is a type of virus that is particularly susceptible to disinfection and standard treatment and disinfectant processes are expected to be effective.
Social Distancing and Tips for General PreventionThe best way to prevent the spread of illness is to avoid being exposed or spreading it to others. To practice social distancing:
The following tips are good everyday practice to help prevent the spread of illness, including COVID-19: