Here is the schedule for City of West Plains’ buildings and services for the week of May 18-22:
*City Hall Lobby – Will OPEN to the public Monday, May 18. Utility customers can still pay online at westplains.net, by phone at 256-4818, use the drop box at the front of the building, or pay at a West Plains Bank & Trust Company or Wood & Huston Bank drive-thru from the 1st of the month to the 20th of the month. Please have your statement with your payment.
*West Plains Civic Center –The pool and fitness center will be OPEN with limited occupancy beginning May 18. The remainder of the building will be closed to the public.
*Jimmie Carroll Sports Complex/Park Play Structures – The Sports Complex remains CLOSED to the public. Parks and trails are OPEN although visitors must follow social distancing. Play structures, such as playground equipment, remain CLOSED to the public. Baseball fields are OPEN but restricted to team practices only, no shared equipment is allowed, and observers must bring their own seating and stay off bleachers. No scrimmages between teams are allowed, and players/coaches must bring their own hand sanitizer.
*North Terra Golf Course Pro Shop – Is now OPEN to the public with a maximum of six people, including employees, in the building at one time. Golf carts will be limited to one-person per cart, and no shared equipment. League play begins May 18.
*Ozark Heritage Welcome Center – Will remain CLOSED to the public.
*Solid Waste Transfer Station – Is now OPEN to the public.
*West Plains Public Library – The building will remain CLOSED to the public, but will continue with the pick-up/book return process from 10 am- 5 pm Monday-Friday. No reservations for pickups will be made on Saturday. Reservations can be made online or by phone at 256-4775. A limit of 10 items/customer will be allowed, and materials will be placed in the front hallway of the Library once the customer arrives for pick up. Doors will only be unlocked for customers arriving to pick up their materials in the hallway.
*West Plains Transit – It has transitioned back to short routes, and is now using the transit bus to help customers socially distance six feet apart. Customers can still call 256-1241 if they need a ride.
*West Plains Police Department – Maintaining normal operations.
*West Plains Fire Department – Maintaining normal operations.
The City of West Plains strongly encourages residents to stay at their place of residence unless performing essential activities for their household, and follow social distancing requirements even outdoors.