Currently held Bethel Transfer Station Permits will not expire until January 2021. The Bethel Town Clerk says the deadline for renewal has been extended by 6 months. The town will not be issuing renewals until that time. Before January 1st, an online fillable form will be available to be emailed to the Town Clerk's Office.
Meanwhile the Bethel Parks and Rec Department has announced that all summer programming this year has been cancelled. That includes basketball, baseball and tennis camps and lessons, Tuesday Night Soccer, the Summer Theatre Program and the Firecracker Road Race. Parks and Rec employees are working to provide alternate programming. Some ideas are: Zoom camp activities and bingo, virtual theater programs with ERA Productions.
Tennis Courts will tentatively reopen June 6 with single play only. Bethel playgrounds continue to be closed. The dog park is closed until at least Phase two or three of the state reopening. All fields and BMX remain closed until at least July 20. Organized Youth Sports, BMX Racing and Adult leagues are cancelled until August.
Safety shields are being installed in all Bethel Town Hall offices where employees greet the public and other safety procedures are being developed. Office visits will be by advanced appointment only. Residents and business owners are still strongly encouraged to use online services whenever possible.
All visitors to town hall will be required to wear a mask when in the building. All visitors will be required to check in and receive a temporary guest pass. Staff will keep a visitor log to aid in contact tracing, should it become necessary.