Hillsborough County Offices, Facilities Closings For Memorial Day

TAMPA - The majority of Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of County government, neighborhood service centers, all libraries, all County-operated Head Start/Early Head Start Centers, recreation centers, senior centers and nutrition sites.

Animal Services
Animal Services will offer half-price pet adoptions all three days during the holiday weekend. The shelter will be open for normal hours on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., and special holiday hours on Memorial Day from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. for adoptions and lost pet searches only. A limited number of officers will be on call for animal emergencies only (main number: 813-744-5660).  

Fire Rescue
Fire Rescue Administration and the Fire Marshal Office's will be closed on Memorial Day. All emergency services will continue without interruption.

Hillsborough County's InfoL!ne, 813-272-5900, will be closed.

Head Start
All County-operated Head Start/Early Head Start Centers will be closed Monday.

All public libraries in Hillsborough County will be closed.

Parks, Recreation and Conservation
All regional parks are open. All County recreation centers will be closed. The Brandon and Apollo Beach skate parks are closed every Monday.

Solid Waste
There will be no solid waste collection (including garbage, recyclables and yard waste) in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Service Area, which also includes Tampa Palms, Hunter's Green and New Tampa. Solid waste customers whose scheduled collection day falls on Monday, May 27, may set out twice the amount of garbage, recyclables and yard waste on the next scheduled day for pick up of these items.

All disposal facilities will be closed. That includes the Southeast County Landfill, Northwest and South County transfer stations, Resource Recovery Facility, community collection centers, and yard waste processing facilities.

Sunshine Line
The Sunshine Line transportation service will not be in operation on Memorial Day.

Water and Wastewater Emergencies
The Public Utilities Department customer call center and water/wastewater customer service centers in Northdale and Brandon will be closed on Memorial Day.

Emergency calls regarding County water and wastewater service may be made to 813-744-5600. Also, the Public Utilities Department's Water Quality Hotline is answered 24 hours a day. That number is 813-264-3835.

Constitutional Officers
Offices of the Property Appraiser, Tax Collector and Supervisor of Elections will be closed on Memorial Day, as well as offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court and court facilities.

Environmental Protection Commission
The offices of the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County will be closed.

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