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City of Henderson Announcements

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Henderson County Government announces gradual reopening plan

HENDERSON, Ky. - In accordance with guidelines recently issued by Gov. Andy Beshear, some, but not all, offices of Henderson County Government will begin to reopen for in-person traffic starting next week.

In all the office reopenings described below, visitors will be asked to observe COVID19 social distancing guidelines as spelled out by the Centers for Disease Control and should also be prepared to put on a mask before interacting with a member of county staff or other members of the public. Observing CDC guidelines may result in longer waits for in-person services, so visitors are urged to be patient and courteous with staff members.

Monday, May 18:

  • The Henderson County Recycling Center will resume normal drive-through operations during regular business hours. Visitors will be asked to sort through their own recyclables and put them in the proper bins, although assistance will be provided when needed. The Henderson County Road Department main office will also reopen. Call (270) 826-8843 for more information.
  • The Henderson County Attorney’s Office will reopen to the public. The number of people allowed in the office at one time will be limited. Those citizens in high-risk categories for COVID19 are urged to call ahead before arriving so that appropriate accommodations can be made. Anyone who can conduct business with the office online, by phone or through the mail should continue to do so. Call (270) 827-5753 for more information.

Monday, June 1

  • The Henderson County Sheriff’s Department will reopen for regular business hours. All services will be available. Social distancing signage for those waiting in line will be placed on the floor and on the walls outside the department’s service windows. Some transactions will still be accepted through the mail, fax or online. Call (270) 826-2713 for more information.
  • The Henderson County Property Valuation Administrator’s Office will reopen on a limited basis, unless advised otherwise by the Kentucky Department of Revenue. One member of the public at a time will be allowed in the office, and visitors will enter through one door while exiting through another. Those waiting to be served will be asked to follow distancing marks placed on the floor outside the office. In-person self-service, public terminals and property cards will not be available for use. PVA deputies can provide all information needed. Transactions or service available online, via email, mail or phone will still be preferred. Call (270) 827-6024 for more information.

Wednesday, July 1:

  • Due to the modified and delayed primary election in Kentucky, the Henderson County Clerk’s Office will not reopen for regular in-person traffic until after the election is held in late June. Until then, the public can still complete transactions and get services from the clerk’s office through the mail, phone, fax, online or by utilizing the drop box outside the office’s doors. Use of the clerk’s record room or completion of vehicle transfers that can’t be executed over the phone can be arranged by appointment. Call (270) 826-3906 for more information.

The offices of the Henderson County Judge-Executive, Treasurer and Occupational Tax Administrator have been open since the COVID19 emergency began and will remain open. Call (270) 826-3971 for more information.

The Henderson County Detention Center will keep in place until further notice its policies severely restricting visitors to the jail and other community service activities that may involve interaction with the public. Call (270) 827-5560 for more information.

Fiscal Court meetings will continue to be closed to the public until further notice, although the meetings will be broadcast on Facebook Live and then archived on YouTube.

For information about the reopening of the Henderson Judicial Center, including the driver’s license office, call (270) 826-2405.

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