In anticipation of the expected severe weather, Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh, in consultation with Sheriff Michael Filicetti, County Manager Rick Updegrove and Director of Emergency Services Jonathan Schultz, on Thursday announced the closing of all Niagara County government offices for Friday, Dec. 23.
County leadership will continue to monitor events and will announce any public mitigation measures as deemed necessary.
In addition, Niagara County Rural Transportation has canceled all scheduled bus service for Dec. 23 due to the severe weather.
The City of Niagara Falls added, “Out of abundance of caution and the safety of both our employees and public, City Hall will be closed. … Nonessential workers do not have to come into work.”