ELLICOTT CITY, MD - Howard County Government offices, courts, 50+ centers and animal shelter will be closed in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Monday, January 17th. There will be regular Monday trash, recycling and food scrap/yard trim services on the 17th. Areas that receive yard trim collection only are reminded their yard collection ended for the season on January 14th. The Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open on January 17th.

County parks, the Gary J. Arthur, North Laurel and Roger Carter Community Centers, Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms, Kiwanis Wallas Hall and the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex will be open on the 17th. The Robinson Nature Center, Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum, Belmont Manor & Historic Park, Patapsco Female Institute, and County’s Restored Ellicott City Colored School will be closed. All historic sites in Ellicott City, except the Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum, are closed for weekend tours until the first weekend in May.

The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a regular weekday schedule; for more information on RTA, call 1-800-270-9553 or visit www.transitrta.com. All parking regulations and fees will be in effect on January 17th.  

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 operations will resume on Tuesday, January 18th at regular business hours. As a reminder, all employees and the public are currently required to wear masks upon entry to county government buildings, and throughout common areas, including elevators, stairwells, and/or meetings with other employees or visitors.  

CLOSED on Monday, January 17th      
County Government Offices        
Courts   
50+ Centers                
Animal Shelter 
Robinson Nature Center                          
Historic Sites
Belmont Manor & Historic Park                
Patapsco Female Institute                    
Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum    
Restored Ellicott City Colored School

OPEN on Monday, January 17th
Alpha Ridge Landfill
All trash, recycling and food scrap/yard trim services (areas with only yard trim curbside collection, yard trim pickup for the season ended January 14th)
County parks
Gary J. Arthur, North Laurel and Roger Carter Community Centers
Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms
Kiwanis Wallas Hall
Meadowbrook Athletic Complex
RTA regular weekday schedule

All parking regulations and fees will be in effect. 

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