Memorial Day

Event Start Date: 5/27/2019

Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter, 50+ centers and Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 27. There will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap pick-up on Memorial Day. The County’s holiday "slide” schedule will be in effect; visit for more information. County parks and the Roger Carter Community Center will be open; however, the Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms, the Gary J. Arthur and North Laurel Community Centers, Kiwanis-Wallas Hall, Meadowbrook Athletic Center, Robinson Nature Center and county historic sites will be closed. The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a “Sunday” schedule. For more information on RTA, call 1-800-270-9553 or visit All parking regulations and fees will be in effect. 

The 9-1-1 Center, Police and Fire departments remain staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  For emergencies, call 9-1-1; for non-emergencies, please call 410-313-2200.

County offices will re-open at regular business hours on Tuesday, May 28.