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County offices closed Feb. 19 for Presidents Day

All Sarasota County Libraries will be closed, as well as most Sarasota County recreation centers.

Post Date:02/14/2018 9:52 AM

SARASOTA COUNTY - Most Sarasota County Government offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of Presidents Day. 

All Sarasota County Libraries will be closed, as well as Sarasota County recreation centers, with the exception of the following: Payne Park Tennis Center, open 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Arlington Park Recreation Center, open noon to 5 p.m.

Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) will be on a normal bus schedule, including the free Siesta Key Breeze service, but the customer service stations at SCAT Administration and the downtown transfer station will be closed. 

The Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County will also have regular operating hours on Feb. 19, offering its full range of medical and public health services. Sarasota County Contracted Human Services and Veterans Services will be closed. 

The collection schedule for solid waste, yard waste and recyclables will not be affected by the holiday, and remains on the regular pick-up schedule with no interruption of collection service. The landfill at 4000 Knights Trail Road in Nokomis will be open, but the administrative office will be closed. 

The Chemical Collection Center at 250 S. Jackson Road in Venice will be closed. The Citizens Convenience Center on Knights Trail Road and the Chemical Collection Center at 8750 Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota will be open. 

For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.

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