Online City Services, Closures, and Changes

Closure and Postponed Events in the City of Apopka

Temporary Closures:

  • Eliminated access to public areas of:
    • Police
    • Fire
    • Utility Billing (Drive-thru is open)
    • Public Works
  • Apopka Museum

Temporary Cancellations:

  • All Fire Department and Police Department community-relation events
  • All Senior Programs (Watch our Senior Exercise Class on YouTube)
  • Canceling all fingerprint services through our Police Department for the foreseeable future
  • Little League
  • Soccer 
  • Softball

Postponed: 

  • 59th Annual Art and Foliage Festival
  • Apopka Farmers Market
  • Apopka Proud Concert
  • Apopka Proud BBQ Event
  • Apopka Easter Egg Hunt
  • Friday Night Music Concert Series
  • Public Safety Day 2020
  • Apopka Hometown Concert 2020
  • Cookies and Milk with a Cop
  • Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

Check back for continued updates on all City-sponsored events.

City Specific Measures:

  • Eliminated access to public areas of Police, Fire, Utility Billing and Public Works
  • Purchased 36 no-touch thermometers for all City Departments.
  • Two dispatch stations have been moved from Dispatch to the EOC to provide greater social distancing
  • Six month extension offered on all permits
  • Police and Fire implemented emergency protocols 
  • Mobile message boards about stay at home curfew
  • All of City responders will be tested with the City’s antibody test by Thursday night April 16, 2020
  • All noncritical staff continue to work alternating days
  • Canceling all fingerprint services through our Police Department for the foreseeable future
  • Stopping all Fire Department and Police Department community-relation events until further notice
  • Encouraging customers to apply for permits over the phone, email or online
  • Streaming Council meetings on our YouTube Channel.
  • Refund deposits for organizations or individuals that have rented our City facilities for events.
  • Postponing large City-sponsored events (See list below).
  • Closing the museum and having that part-time employee sanitize common areas
  • Moving our School Resource Officers to police routes while the schools are closed
  • Making sure all First Responders are trained in proper procedures for handling COVID-19 calls
  • All Fire Department staff are evaluated and monitored for any symptoms prior to entering nursing homes
  • City Parks remain open from dawn to dusk for passive use during the current health situation. (Please comply with the current social distancing guidelines by not congregating in groups and maintaining six feet of separation from others.)