The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder will be offering limited services today following the severe storm that hit Kalgoorlie-Boulder on Saturday.
As a result of storm damage and power outages, the following arrangements will be in place for City services and facilities.
- The City’s Administration Building will be operating under generated power and will offer all standard services.
- Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport is fully operational and services are unaffected by the storm.
- Kalgoorlie Golf Course is open. The Pro Shop is open.
- Meals on Wheels will be prepared using generated power and delivered to all registered Meals on Wheels clients as per usual.
- Hammond Park is closed.
- Kingsbury Park is open.
- The C.Y. O’Connor Precinct, including the Library, Community Centre and Men’s Shed are closed.
- The Goldfields Arts Centre, Boulder Town Hall and Kalgoorlie Town Hall, including Heritage Services are closed.
- The Goldfields Oasis is closed.
- The CBD Customer Service Centre and City Living CBD Office and the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Pure Gold Visitors Centre are open.
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder CEO John Walker said the City was working hard to ensure continuity of vital services across Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
“We have a business continuity plan in place that we are working through, and City officers from both internal and external departments have been working across the weekend to ensure that the high level of amenity our community deserves is maintained,” he said.
“We are continuing to work through the various areas of damage across the City to repair and restore them to operational level, and we ask that the community remains patient as we work through to ensure all areas are safe for the public before we begin the broader clean up.
“I’d like to thank all of the staff and volunteers who have worked tirelessly across the weekend to help get everything back on track and normalised for the community as soon as possible.
“I’d also like to thank KCGM, who have opened up their fuel depot to the City’s operational vehicles to keep them on the road, and Northern Star Resources, who redeployed 16 of their workers an Evolution Mining who redeployed 6 workers to assist our staff with the clean up. This combined effort will definitely help us get the situation normalised as soon as possible.”
The City will continue to update media and the community as the situation changes.