Labor Day

Event Start Date: 9/2/2019

Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter, 50+ centers and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. There will be no trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection on Labor 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 on Labor Day; however, the Cedar Lane Activity and Schooley Mill Rooms, 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, September 3.