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Most government services, office closed in observance of Independence Day
Most Sarasota County Government offices, including libraries and the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day
Most Sarasota County Government offices, including libraries and the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
There will be no Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) bus service on Independence Day. However, the Siesta Key Breeze trolley will be operating from 10 a.m. to midnight.
All of Sarasota County Parks, Recreations and Natural Resources' recreation centers will be closed.
All solid waste facilities, including the Central County Landfill, the Citizen's Convenience Center and Chemical Collection Centers will be closed for the holiday.
Curbside collection services for trash, recycling and yard waste will run as follows:
- Monday, July 1; Tuesday, July 2 and Wednesday, July 3 - no changes.
- Thursday, July 4 - no collection services.
- All remaining collections delayed by one day due to the holiday.
- Friday, July 5 - collection for Thursday customers.
- Saturday, July 6 - collection for Friday customers.
In addition, the landfill will remain open until 5 p.m. Saturday, July 6, but the construction and demolition facility will close at 2 p.m. due to the holiday collection schedule.For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.