Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Holiday Hours for County Facilities and Services

Government offices close for Thanksgiving holiday
All Sarasota County government offices, including libraries, the History Center and recreation centers will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Libraries will be open Saturday, Nov. 27, and other county offices will reopen Monday, Nov. 29.
  • Sarasota County Parks and Recreation's two pools will be open on Friday, Nov. 26, with Arlington Pool and Aquatic Center open noon-5 p.m. and Lido pool open 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.
  • Payne Park Tennis Center will be closed on Nov. 25 and open 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Nov. 26
Bus service will not be offered by Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) on Thursday, Nov. 25; however, full service will resume on Friday, Nov. 26.

Residents who live in unincorporated areas of the county will not have yard waste, recyclables or garbage collection on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25.
  • For residents whose regular collection day is Thursday, yard waste, recyclables and garbage will be collected on Friday, Nov. 26.
  • For residents whose regular collection day is Friday, yard waste, recyclables and garbage will be collected Saturday. Nov. 27.
  • Because collection times vary, residents should place refuse materials at the curb by 6 a.m. the day of pickup.
     
  • Sarasota County's chemical collection centers at 8750 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, and 250 S. Jackson Road, Venice, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26.
  • The Citizen's Convenience Center at 4010 Knights Trail Road, Nokomis, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, but will be open Friday, Nov. 26, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • All three centers will be open Saturday, Nov. 27.
  • The landfill at 4000 Knights Trail Road, Sarasota, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, but open Friday, Nov. 26.
  • The landfill administration offices will be closed Nov. 25 and Nov. 26.
For more information on Thanksgiving week trash collection, contact the Sarasota County Call Center at 941-861-5000 and ask for Solid Waste Customer Service.

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