PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale’s voicemail system sustained irreparable damage in this past weekend’s thunder and lightning storms and will be down until the replacement system is installed on Wednesday, July 29.
The regular phone lines are operational, but callers will not be able to leave a voice message until the new system is installed.
“This record breaking rainstorm and the more than 200 lightning strikes caused some damage in the Antelope Valley, including our voice mail system,” said Communications Manager John Mlynar. “People may still call and speak to staff during regular business hours, but won’t be able to leave voice messages until next Wednesday. We are encouraging people to use the e-mail of the person they are trying to reach if they don’t connect by phone. If they don’t have that person’s email, they can contact us through our website at http://www.cityofpalmdale.org/Contact and leave a message. We will forward it to the appropriate person.”
In the event of an emergency, residents may call 661-267-5338. Emergencies include sewer overflows, roadway/right of way hazards including downed tree limbs, downed signs and potholes, or broken sprinkler lines in City parks and landscaped areas.
Residents may register for Recreation and Culture department programs at www.cityofpalmdale.org/playpalmdale and purchase tickets from the Palmdale Playhouse at www.cityofpalmdale.org/playhouse 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
[Information via news release from the City of Palmdale.]