Long Beach COVID 19
Thank you to the medical professionals, grocery store employees, delivery drivers, pharmacy workers, mail carriers, Long Beach Fire Department, Long Beach Police Department, nursing home employees and everyone else who is working to save lives and keep us all going right now.
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
To The Citizens and Businesses of the City of Long Beach,
As you all know, we are in the midst of an unprecedented National pandemic. In an effort to comply with the CDC’s recommendations, protect our municipal employees, and limit the number of people gathering in close proximity. There will be no entry into the Long Beach City Hall. Our dedicated work force will continue to work in the building and be available by phone.
Payments for the Water/Sewer services and Municipal Court fines may be deposited into the payment drop box that is located on the front of City Hall, 201 Jeff Davis Avenue.
We are continuing to monitor this situation and posting information to our website, https://www.facebook.com/cityoflongbeachms/, as we receive it. You may also access social media pages for the https://www.facebook.com/longbeachpd/ and https://www.facebook.com/Long-Beach-Mississippi-Fire-Department-469235823267578/.
Be safe and continue to follow the recommendations of the Center for Disease Control . We will get through this TOGETHER!
City of Long Beach Emergency Proclamations
Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses
THE U.S. Chamber of Commerce has put together a simple explanation of this program. Attached or you can link to it here: https://www.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/023595_comm_corona_virus_smallbiz_loan_final_revised.pdf
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security has a webpage https://mdes.ms.gov/unemployment-claims/covid19/
If People are having difficulty getting through online or on the phone direct them to https://mdes.ms.gov/unemployment-claims/covid19/update-more-ways-to-file-your-covid-19-claims/
The U.S. Small Business Administration has designated COVID-19 as a qualifying event for the provision of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) for businesses and private nonprofits in declared zones. The Mississippi Small Business Development Center has several resources to help you learn more: http://www.mssbdc.org/resources/business_resilience_information?fbclid=IwAR21JbRZDWzaK3cqehFHYa9aGR2Wzwu9PEgydolVZLTa8RtFwBn6Oj2AlNI
City Hall - Municipal Court- Water Department -
Pubic Works - Library - Park and Recreaction
City of Long Beach Water Department is closed until further notice but you may mail payments to P.O. Box 630 use our drop box located on the front of the building or pay by phone at NCOURT 1-800-701-8560 or our website www.longbeachmswater.com. They may also contact our office at 864-8531 if you have any questions.
Long Beach Municipal Court-
Long Beach Municipal Court will cancel all court sessions effective immediately. All individuals that have scheduled payments may pay online or by check/money order through the water department drop box located on the front of the Long Beach City Hall building. Please label your payment “court fines” with your full name and date of birth. Should you have any questions please contact the court at 228-865-7840 extension 1.
If you have received a citation that may be paid prior to court, you may do so online at paymyfineonline.com. The citation number located in the upper right hand corner will be required for this option. You may also use the drop box in the front of Long Beach City Hall where the water department payments are paid. This must be a check or money order marked court fines. Please include your full name and date of birth.
If you are on a scheduled payment plan and need to make your payment online you may log in to www.longbeachmstickets.com. You will need your court date and citation number. If you need that information, you can contact the court at 228-865-7840 ext. 1. You may also make phone payments at 1-877-793-7925.
Although the Long Beach Municipal Court is currently closed to the public, employees are still working and answering the telephone, and defendants are still responsible for making monthly payments. Options to make payments:
Mail check or money order to Long Beach Municipal Court, P.O. Box 929, Long Beach, MS 39560. Please include defendant’s full name and date of birth.
Drop check or money order (in an envelope marked “Court”) in the Water Dept drop box on the front of city hall. Please include defendant’s full name and date of birth.
Please contact the court at 228-865-7840 if you have questions.
Building Department -
If you need to request a permit, applications can be found at the City’s website (cityoflongbeachms.info) on the Long Beach Building Department’s page under the Services link. You can print out the permit and email a scanned copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A box will be set up outside the front doors of City Hall to drop off any applications or plans for review. Do not place any payments in this box. If you need to submit a payment (checks or money orders only) for the Building Office, please place it in an envelope and clearly write “Building Office” and your name on the envelope, and place it in the drop box to the left of the front doors of City Hall. Do not put any paperwork with your payment. All paperwork should be put in the cardboard box the right of the City Hall doors.
If you drop off any paperwork, or need other assistance from the Building Office at this time, please call 228-863-1554 for assistance.
Long Beach Public Library-
Long Beach Public Library is CLOSED. Visit their facebook page for online reading resources - https://www.facebook.com/Long-Beach-Public-Library-145956702095751/
Due to the threat of community exposure to COVID-19, we are no longer accepting returns in our book drop as of Friday, March 27, 2020. Please keep all items you currently have checked out at home until we reopen. There will be no overdue fines.
Long Beach Harbor -
Beaches are open.
Due to concerns for the safety of employees and citizens alike, until further notice, in lieu of coming in, please call the Public Works office to report any problems or requests – phone number is (228) 863-0440. Public Works office hours are 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., but someone will be on call after hours, if an emergency arises.
Due to the recent shortage of toilet paper, the Public Works Department wants to inform citizens to please DO NOT flush anything other than toilet paper down your toilet. Do not flush wipes, paper towels, rags, feminine products, etc. These items tend to cause sewer blockages.
Long Beach Park and Recreation-
FETCH (dog park) is open. City parks are open. Splash pad is open.