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City of Nampa shares updated reopening plan related to Idaho's second stage of reopening

Posted at 9:42 PM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 23:42:46-04

NAMPA, Idaho — The City of Nampa is sharing their latest update on reopening during Idaho's second phase of Governor Little's Idaho Rebounds plan.

Nampa Parks & Recreation

The Nampa Recreation Center reopened on Saturday at 8 a.m. and resumed its regular hours. Though the Nampa Recreation Center is open again, not all of its services that were available before closing are available again.

The Nampa Senior Center will continue to provide curbside pickup for lunches, but the dining area will remain closed at this time. Other programs and services will be brought back in stages and will be announced at later dates.

Parks and playgrounds in Nampa parks opened again on Saturday as well, with restrooms already being open on May 1. Residents are asked to maintain social distancing from anyone not in their household while using the facilities and to not use any facility if sick.

Nampa City Hall

Nampa City Hall will mostly remain closed, with the Nampa City Clerk's Office opening to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. but it not accepting any passport applications at this time due to limitations from the federal government. The clerk's office has moved to the west side of the building when entering through the lobby. For more information on federal limitations due to COVID-19, click here. If fingerprinting is required for any licensing applications, you can click here for the Idaho State Police's fingerprinting services. The Nampa Police Department plans to resume fingerprinting services on June 7.

Utility Billing

Nampa's utility billing will be available to serve customers during regular hours in person on May 18. However, customers are still asked to make paymens through touchless options. Options include: online billing through their email at utility@cityofnampa.us, over the phone at 208-468-5711, or through the mail at their drop box located in their parking lot near 4th Street. The City of Nampa has not turned off any customers due to non-payment but is asking customers to establish a repayment schedule. The Nampa Shares & Cares Program is available for those who need billing assistance and struggling with income limits.

Nampa Development Services Center

The Nampa Development Services Center will open to the public beginning May 26 when their "sneeze guards" are installed. The building will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the visitor entrance is located on the south side of the building near the corner of 12th Avenue and 6th Street South.

Nampa Public Library

The Nampa Public Library continues to offer curbside pickup Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Nampa Public Library anticipates it will allow limited public access to the lobby on June 2. Hours for said access Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Curbside pickup will also increase hours to 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 2.

Nampa Fire Administration

The Nampa Fire Administration will reopen to the public May 26 when "sneeze guards" are installed. Burn permits will continue to be available by calling (208) 468-5770 and completing the application process by mail or email.

For more information on the City of Nampa's coronavirus plan, you can go to their website.