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Waxahachie City Hall, 401 S. Rogers St., was opened to the public Monday, June 1; however, residents are still encouraged to conduct any city business via telephone or online to help ensure the safety of residents and employees.

All in-person interactions will be conducted per CDC health protocols and the governor’s executive orders. Following is some information on specific city services and facilities.

• Several options exist for utility bill payment. Call 469-309-4170 or visit the city website for complete information.

• Municipal court is in the process of establishing how dockets will be handled moving forward. In the meantime, call 469-309-4070 for information and payment options.

• Waxahachie Animal Services is open to the public on a “by appointment” basis. Call 469-309-4150 to arrange an appointment.

• All playgrounds, pavilions, trails and exercise stations are open to the public on a first come, first served basis. No park pavilion rentals are being accepted at this time. Call 469-309-4270 with questions.

• The Waxahachie Civic Center reopened to the public June 1 for client consultations and bookings. On June 15, the facility will be able to host weddings, funerals and memorial services at 25-percent capacity, per current state of Texas regulations.

• The Downtown Farmers Market reopens June 6 with a scaled-back version of the regular market.

• The Waxahachie Sports Complex resumes activities June 15, with adult slow pitch softball, and adding youth baseball tournaments the following weekend, June 20. For complete facility guidelines and restrictions, visit the sports complex page on the city website.

• The Waxahachie Senior Activity Center remains closed at this time.

“We want to thank each of our residents for their patience and understanding as we navigate the unprecedented times and attempt to return to our normal routines in the safest manner possible,” a post on the city’s official Facebook page reads.

For a full list of information regarding the reopening schedule and any restrictions as it relates to specific departments or facilities, visit the city’s website at www.waxahachie.com and click on COVID-19 Resources.

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