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Longmont will re-open some of its building and resume limited services, following a more than two-month closure due to efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

According to a city news release issued Thursday evening, some operations will resume this week and next, with the civic center, development services center, service center and municipal court partially opened June 1. City officials are encouraging residents to continue to access services remotely, either online or by phone.

The city had announced the closures on March 13.

Beginning Tuesday, the Longmont Public Library, 409 Fourth Ave., will offer curbside pickup and drop-off for library books from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Curbside delivery is available for patrons with current materials on hold only. For details, call 303-651-8476.

Beginning Saturday, the pro shops and driving ranges at all municipal golf courses — Sunset, Ute Creek and Twin Peaks — will be open to the public. People should call ahead to schedule their tee time and provide payment over the phone. For details on restrictions, go to golflongmont.com/guidelines.

Re-openings starting June 1

  • Longmont Civic Center, 350 Kimbark St., will re-open and allow for in-person utility service connections, sales tax license applications, human resources services, utility bill payments, sales tax filings and payments, parking violation payments, and liquor and marijuana licensing applications, the release said. Payments for utility bills, parking tickets, sales tax and other city billings also can be paid by mail or placed in the drop box in the 300 block of Kimbark St. across from the civic center, the release said.
  • Development Services Center, 385 Kimbark St., will allow building permit submittals and payments to be made in person. There will be limited staff in the building. People wanting to use services are asked to call ahead or make an appointment with the appropriate staff member to ensure they are available for those who need assistance beyond permit submittals and payments.
  • Longmont Service Center, 1100 S. Sherman St.:  NextLight bill payment and service connection requests can be completed online at longmontcolorado.gov/nextlight. Equipment will continue to be picked up from the customer’s home. For more information, call 303-651-8386 or email LPC.sales@longmontcolorado.gov.
  • Municipal Court, 225 Kimbark St.: While the Municipal Court and Probation facilities will be open to the public, the court will continue to offer “video court sessions” as an alternative to in-person appearances for many cases. This does require a personal computer with a camera, or a smart phone, to access. For more information, call the Longmont Municipal Court at 303-774-4804 or email at court@longmontcolorado.gov.

Outdoors amenities

  • Park amenities: Several City of Longmont park amenities have reopened with additional requirements in place for public health and safety, the release said. Tennis, pickleball, basketball and volleyball courts, golf and disc golf courses and wheel parks are open. Guidelines for use are posted near these amenities.
  • Button Rock Preserve, Colo. Highway 80, Lyons: Heavy visitation numbers are anticipated at Button Rock Preserve over Memorial Day weekend, the release said. The parking lot holds approximately 60 vehicles and once full, will be closed to additional parking until cars leave. Parking lot status updates will be posted periodically on the Button Rock Preserve’s webpage, as well as Longmont’s Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • Union Reservoir, 461 County Road 26, Longmont: The swim beach, dog beach and fishing pier at Union Reservoir are currently closed to public use due to social distancing violations. Boating activities, including wakeless boating, canoeing, kayaking and paddleboarding, will continue to be permitted at the reservoir, the release said. Drivers will be asked to park in every other space to help maintain social distancing. Visitors arriving after capacity has been reached will be denied entry until another visitor leaves, according to the release. For detailed polices, visit Union Reservoir’s webpage.
  • Floating the St. Vrain Creek: Floating along parts of the St. Vrain Creek is open from Main Street to the 119th Street Trailhead. Social distancing guidelines remain in effect, and visitors should bring a facial covering to use when safe distancing can’t be maintained.

All other city facilities — including the Senior Center, Youth Center, Recreation Center, Memorial Building, indoor and outdoor pools — will remain closed until further notice.

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