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Howard County Government Closings for Good Friday on March 30

Howard County Government Closings for Good Friday on March 30

March 20, 2018      

Media Contact:
Mark S. Miller, Public Information Office, 410-313-2022

Howard County Government offices, 50+ centers and the animal shelter will be closed in observance of the Good Friday holiday on Friday, March 30. However, the courts and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open and regular trash, recycling, food scrap and yard trim services will be in effect. County parks, community centers and the Robinson Nature Center will also be open on Good Friday; however, the Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms and the Meadowbrook Athletic Center will only be open for scheduled programs. In addition, all community centers and facilities, except county parks, will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 1. County historic sites remain closed for the season and will reopen on Saturday, April 21. The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a regular weekday schedule; for more information on RTA, call 1-800-270-9553 or visit  All parking regulations and fees will be in effect on Good Friday, but not Easter Sunday.  

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, call 410-313-2200.

County offices will re-open at regular business hours on Monday, April 2.

CLOSED on Friday, March 30

County Government Offices
Animal shelter
Historic sites

OPEN on Friday, March 30

Alpha Ridge Landfill
All trash, recycling, yard trim and food scrap services
County parks
Community centers
Robinson Nature Center
Cedar Lane & Schooley Mill Activity Rooms and Meadowbrook Athletic Center (open only for scheduled programs)
RTA operates on regular weekday schedule

CLOSED on Sunday, April 1

Community centers & facilities
Parking regulations & fees not in effect Easter Sunday

OPEN ON Sunday, April 1

County parks

All parking regulations and fees will be in effect Friday, but not Sunday.