ELLICOTT CITY, MD – 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 31st. As there will be no Monday curbside trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection on Memorial Day, the County’s holiday "slide” schedule will be in effect for the remainder of the week. 

While county parks and the Roger Carter Community Center (note, the center closes early at 5:00 p.m.) will be open on the 31st, the County’s Department of Recreation & Parks’ Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity 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 www.transitrta.com. 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 operations will resume on Tuesday, June 1st, at regular business hours. Please keep in mind, while most County Government buildings remain closed to the public at this time, Recreation & Parks facilities and historic sites have reopened. Additionally, Howard County 50+ centers have resumed limited, in-person services at 50 percent capacity and by appointment only. To schedule an appointment and/or for more information, call 410-313-5400.

Closed on Monday, May 31st                             
County Government offices            
Courts                            
Animal Shelter
50+ centers                       
No curbside trash, recycling, yard trim and food scrap collection 
Alpha Ridge Landfill 
Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms
Gary J. Arthur and North Laurel Community Centers
Kiwanis-Wallas Hall
Meadowbrook Athletic Center
Robinson Nature Center
County historic sites

Open on Monday, May 31st   
County Parks
Roger Carter Community Center (closes early at 5:00 p.m.) 
RTA will operate on a “Sunday” Schedule                               

All parking regulations and fees will be in effect 

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