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Posted on: August 19, 2018

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: City Hall Fire and City Hall Operations

City Hall was struck by lightning on Friday evening, August 17, 2018. Due to fire and water related damage the building will be closed until further notice. City Hall functions will continue at the City Recreation facility located at 15 Vanderbilt as soon as possible, with the exact day and time to be announced as soon as feasible. 

The Police Department will continue operating, uninterrupted, at 5 Lake Avenue.

The City is operating in accordance with its City Emergency Manage Plan, created in collaboration with the Risk and Safety Department, Police and Fire Departments, all other City departments, insurance and other experts in the field, and voted on by City Council. 

At this time, the Mayor is the Point of Information to the public. The City will continue to provide updates as information becomes available. 

The City Council meeting scheduled for 6:00 pm on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 will be held at the Saratoga Springs City Center. The corresponding Pre-Agenda meeting scheduled for 9:30 am, Monday, August 20, 2018 will be held at 9:30 am in the Recreation Center.

Police, Fire, Risk and Safety, Public Works, Information Technology, and every single City department is facing this challenge with courage, resourcefulness, collaboration, and hard work. We in City Hall are proud to serve our community and we are determined to keep doing so.

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