City Response to COVID-19

City of Battle Ground LogoThe City of Battle Ground first responded to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 13, 2020. Throughout the rapidly changing situation, our priority remains the same – to continue service to residents and businesses by ensuring the city remains operational with appropriate measures in place to protect the health of our employees and the community.

Thank you for staying informed and for following Washington State and Public Health guidance in order to limit the spread of coronavirus.

City Offices and Facilities

Although city offices and facilities (City Hall, the Police Department, the Public Works Operations Center and the Battle Ground Community Center) remain closed to the public per Washington State requirements, the city continues to provide services from the field, by phone and online. Visit our department pages for more information and to reach us.  

City parks are open for use during regular hours from dawn to dusk.  Please use discretion when using common-use structures such as playground equipment or picnic areas. Use hand sanitizer before and after using equipment, maintain physical distancing, wear a a face mask as appropriate, and avoid large gatherings.  Please stay home if you are sick.     

Utility Bill Relief During COVID-19 Emergency

The City of Battle Ground has taken steps to provide relief to customers during the public health emergency. Learn more here.

City Council Meetings

City Council meetings continue to be held every first and third Monday of the month. Meetings are held remotely, by Zoom, and are always open to the public. Visit the Agenda Center for the upcoming meeting agenda (posted 5 days prior) and an archive of past meetings. Subscribe to meeting notifications at Notify Me.

April 3, 2020 Message from Mayor Cortes


March 22, 2020 Message from Mayor Cortes


March 17, 2020 Message from Mayor Cortes