Mower County will re-open to serve the public in person beginning on Monday, June 1st. Opening will be in phases, with differing hours of operation by facility.
Government Center: Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 1 pm
Public is asked to use NW Entrance (Law enforcement)
Public Works: Monday through Friday 7 am to 4 pm
(Front entrance )
Recycling Drop Off – Open 24 hours Mon – Sunday
Household Hazardous Waste – Wednesday 8 am to noon/ 1pm – 5 pm
Curb Side as scheduled
Justice Center: By appointment only
For health and safety purposes, Mower County has implemented engineering and administrative protocols to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19 including:
Encouraging the use of facial coverings (facial coverings provided while supplies last)
Requiring use of hand sanitizer prior to entering a county building (provided)
Requiring completion of self-health screening prior to admittance
Traffic flow will be managed to insure social distancing standards are met
Mower County Administrator Trish Harren stated in a news release that although the county is re-opening, the public is still strongly encouraged to access service needs over the phone or on-line, if possible. She stated that tax payments can be made in the drop box outside the Law Enforcement Center. Inside the Law Enforcement Center lobby entrance there is a drop box for Health & Human Service forms as well as a gray drop box for all other departments.
Harren went on to state that if you are feeling ill or have any of the following symptoms, including a fever, chills, a new cough, shortness of breath, a new sore throat, new muscle aches, new headache, or new loss of smell or taste, please stay home.
More information is available on Mower County’s website at www.co.mower.mn.us.