March 16, 2020–8:02 a.m.
The City of Rome is increasing measures for the health and safety of our staff and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Rome is closing public access to all non-emergency facilities effective March 16, 2020. The closures will remain in effect through March 29, 2020 at which time the situation will be re-evaluated.
All essential city operations and staff including Police, Fire, Water/Sewer, Sanitation, and key infrastructure will continue functioning. Emergency services will continue.
City of Rome Transit will operate all regular services at this time. However, officials ask riders to please practice CDC-recommended hygiene and germ-spread prevention techniques and social distancing.
Although public access is restricted, all city departments can be reached via phone. Water Billing can accept payments by phone, mail or online: https://www.romefloyd.
For non-emergency questions, the public can reach the appropriate department at the phone numbers listed below:
City Manager’s Office: 706-236-4400
City Clerk’s Office: 706-236-4460 (Business License and facility rental)
Municipal Court: 706-236-5150 or 706-236-4462
Finance Department: 706-236-4420
Technology Services: 706-236-4445 or 706-236-4446
Water Billing: 706-236-4440 or 706-236-4441
HR/Risk Management: 706-236-4450 or 706-236-4452
Building Inspection: 706-236-4480 or 706-236-4481
Fire Department: 706-236-4500
Police Department: 706-238-5101 or 706-238-5111
Police Records: 706-238-5155 or 706-238-5154
Public Works: 706-236-4585 or 706-236-4466
Street Department: 706-378-3859
Solid Waste: 706-236-4580
Transit: 706-236-4523 or 706-236-5036 or 706-236-5038
Water/Sewer Operations: 706-236-4560, Emergency After-Hours 706-236-4527
Filter Plant: 706-236-4527
Water Reclamation Facility: 706-236-4526
The public can also utilize the myRome app to connect directly with city staff. The app is available on itunes and google play.