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Coronavirus Updates

On October 13, 2020, Governor Herbert and the Utah Department of Health announced changes to the state’s COVID-19 guidance system. 
Salt Lake County is in a high level of transmission

During COVID-19, all essential City services will remain uninterrupted including water, utilities, police, and fire. City officials are working closely with state and county health officials to coordinate response and to efficiently use resources.

The Herriman City staff is working vigorously to minimize economic impacts and ensure essential services will continue to be provided. The top priority is ensuring our residents remain safe and well in this uncertain time.

Find city services/events updates by topic below:

Animal Services

Herriman City Animal Services is limiting call response to critical situations, including animal-related threats to life or property and other animal-related police situations.

Arts Council

Herriman Arts Council programs have been postponed indefinitely.

Herriman Arts Council has decided to postpone the summer production of Newsies until 2021.

City Events

All City events are subject to alteration, postponement, or cancellation, dependent on the COVID-19 pandemic. Public safety and health are a priority. Information will be published as it becomes available.

For more information, see link

City Hall

The Customer Service and Community Development areas of City Hall are open to the public. All other areas are closed. To ensure the public and staff’s safety, face coverings are required.

The Customer Service Department will continue standard availability to take calls during normal business hours at 801-446-5323. The Customer Service Department has suspended cash/check transactions. Payments costing more than $1,000 may be made by phone, (801)446-5323, with an electronic check. Payments of $1,000 and less can also be made with a Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express. Those needing to contact the Court should call the same phone number. Customers needing to speak with the Building, Planning, or Engineering Departments, or those dropping off any delivery (including mail), may call 801-446-5327 and a staff representative will be sent to meet them at the door.

To continue carrying out essential services and help prevent the coronavirus, half of the Herriman City staff is currently telecommuting while the remainder works at the City Hall, alternating locations each week.

Official City meetings (City Council, Planning Commission) will be held electronically during the COVID-19 outbreak. Viewing instructions for those meetings will be posted on City social media accounts and a live stream will be available on Herriman.org.

Community Development

Building inspections will continue to be conducted. All business can be conducted by phone or online, (801)446-5327.

Meetings with the Planning Department and all other departments will be held electronically. Contact the respective departments to request virtual meetings.

Community Facilitators

Neighborhood meetings with Community Facilitators will occur electronically during the COVID-19 pandemic. Links to view the meeting and presentations will be made available online.

Drinking Water

Herriman’s drinking water is unaffected by COVID-19. Culinary water is safe to drink and use as normal.

Email/Text Notifications

The City sends significant information regarding COVID-19 and other emergencies via text and email notifications, as well as other City information as requested. You may register for these notifications at the bottom-left of the Herriman.org home page in the green box.

Emergency Declaration

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, announcements and advisories from the Salt Lake County and Utah Health Departments, Governor Gary Herbert, and the Center for Disease Control, as well as the Salt Lake County Earthquake 3/18/20 in Salt Lake County Wednesday March 18th, Herriman City has declared a State of Emergency.

Herriman City is ensuring essential city services, including water, police, fire, and utilities, are continuing uninterrupted. The emergency declarations give the City flexibility in operations and access to Federal and State funding and assistance as circumstances continue to develop.

The City working closely with local and State officials to monitor the virus and its effects to help mitigate spread. City staff verified Wednesday morning all Herriman City infrastructure is safe and in functioning order following the earthquake.

Herriman City Declaration of Emergency

Facilities

Herriman City Hall is open in limited areas. The Customer Services, Building, and Planning Departments are open. Other areas of City Hall are closed to the public. To ensure the safety of the public and staff, face coverings are required.

The Facilities Department is ensuring all areas of the City Hall are sanitized regularly.

Fire

Fire services will continue uninterrupted through the pandemic. Unified Fire Authority (UFA) has closed all fire stations to visitors and guests. UFA has also implemented a screening process at every station as well to ensure that the firefighters entering the station are symptom-free.

UFA is prepared to handle increased call volume as the pandemic progresses.

Jordan School District

Visit JordanDistrict.org for information from the school district.

2020-21 Plan for Reopening Schools

COVID-19 School Manual for Utah

Justice Court

All in-person hearings are postponed indefinitely. Parties with postponed appointments will be contacted to reschedule for a future time or a virtual appointment.

Local Businesses

Local businesses will need to follow Utah’s restrictions dependent on the current transmission level of Salt Lake County. 

Utah Health Guidance Level

Local Businesses Economic Relief

COVID-19 Business Recovery Assistance Team (BRAT)

Salt Lake Region Small Business Development Center is offering assistance for small businesses to help accelerate your business recovery. 


Salt Lake County expands reach of $40M Small Business Impact Grant program to include all business, COVID-19 aid recipients

Salt Lake County opened its Small Business Impact Grant to businesses closed by COVID-19’s public health orders with the goal of reaching small businesses forgotten in the rush of initial federal relief.


Salt Lake County announced the Small Business Impact Grant, a $40 million dollar COVID-19 grant program. The program offers grants up to $35,000 to small businesses in the county impacted by COVID-19 public health order closures. 

For more information and to apply visit https://slco.org/covid-19/economy/grants/


Utah small businesses that rent a commercial property may now receive pandemic relief from the Utah Legislature as part of the new COVID-19 Commercial Rental Assistance Program Grant.

Learn more: https://business.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/commercial-rental-assistance-program-grant-flyer.pdf


Utah State Resources for Businesses


Salt Lake County Launches Business Relief Hotline as a Free Critical Resource During COVID-19 Response

Salt Lake County Economic Recovery Assistance

Utah Leads Together Small Business Bridge Loan Program

CARES Act SBA Loan Information

Resources for Businesses

U.S. Chamber Foundation

Herriman City business signage regulations for temporary sign permits are suspended to allow businesses to communicate they are open during the COVID-19 outbreak. Temporary signs must be placed on private property and may not create an unsafe condition or public nuisance.

Herriman City Shop Around • August 1-September 15 (check back for more information)

Multilingual Resources

The Utah Department of Health and Division of Emergency Management have created a language translation committee. The goal of the translation committee and the Language Mission-JIC is to provide important posters and other information in the languages spoken in Utah.

https://coronavirus.utah.gov/multilingual-resources/

Parks

All Herriman City public parks are open for public use. Be sure to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines while participating in activities.

Passports

The Passport Office is closed until further notice.

Police

Police services will continue uninterrupted during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Public Meetings

City Council and Planning Commission meetings are held electronically at this time. An avenue for electronic public comment is available for free via the GoToWebinar platform and instructions will be given prior to each meeting on City social media channels and Herriman.org. Those who wish to view the meeting and not offer public comment may watch live on Herriman.org, the City’s YouTube channel, and on Facebook Live.

Any person interested in addressing the Council may submit a comment by emailing recorder@herriman.org or by clicking the “E-comment” link to join the electronic meeting to submit a written comment. Once the meeting is live, you may submit your comment with the “Questions” tab. Please include your first and last name and if your comment is specific to an item on the agenda. The Recorder will read your comment aloud during the appropriate portion of the meeting.

Salt Lake County

On August 19, 2020, a Public Health Order was issued that extends through January 5, 2021 the previous public health order requiring face coverings.

Salt Lake County Public Health Order


 

Reopening SLCo Together flier

Signage Regulations

Herriman City business signage regulations for temporary sign permits are suspended to allow businesses to communicate they are open during the COVID-19 outbreak. Temporary signs must be placed on private property and may not create an unsafe condition or public nuisance.

Unemployment

The application for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance is now available. This program extends benefits to individuals previously ineligible for unemployment benefits such as self-employed or gig economy workers. For more info and to apply visit jobs.utah.gov/covid19/.

 

Salt Lake County has also announced a temporary job hiring initiative to help during the pandemic. For more information, see SLCo.org/Jobs

Waste & Recycling Collection

Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling is continuing regular service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Connect

Community Connect

Community Connect is a program first responders use. The program is designed to give them as much public information about the area they are called to as possible.

They are allowing residents access to self-report any COVID-related information, including occupants, if there’s a high-risk individual, any potential exposure, etc.

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