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Howard County Government closings for Presidents’ Day on February 20

February 8, 2017

Media Contact:
Alexandra Bresani, Public Information Office, 410-313-2022

Howard County Government offices, courts, 50+ centers and the animal shelter will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day on Monday, February 20. However, regular trash, recycling and food scrap services will be in effect and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open. While county parks, community centers and facilities will be open, the Robinson Nature Center will be closed. In addition, county historic sites are all closed for the season and will not reopen until April. 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.

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 Tuesday, February 21.

CLOSED on Monday, February 20
County Government Offices
Animal Shelter
50+ Centers
Robinson Nature Center
County Historic Sites

OPEN on Monday, February 20
Alpha Ridge Landfill
All trash, recycling and food scrap services
County Parks
Community Centers
RTA operates on a regular weekday schedule

All parking regulations and fees will be in effect