ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter, 50+ centers and Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 4th. As there will be no Monday curbside trash, recycling, yard trim or food scraps collection on the 4th, the County’s holiday slide schedule will be in effect for the remainder of the week.

On July 4th, all county parksfacilities and Roger Carter Community Center (open till 5:00 p.m.) will be open, while the Gary J. Arthur and North Laurel Community Centers, Robinson Nature Center and the B&O Ellicott City Station Museum which will be closed.

The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a “Sunday” schedule on Monday, July 4th. RTA administrative offices will also be closed on the 4th. For more information on RTA, call 1-800-270-9553 or visit www.transitrta.com. All parking regulations and fees will not be enforced on Monday, July 4th.

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, July 5th, at regular business hours. 

Closed on Monday, July 4th                 
County Government Offices                
Animal Shelter    
50+ Centers                 
Alpha Ridge Landfill                     
No Trash and Recycling Collection; holiday slide in effect the week of Independence Day
Gary J. Arthur and North Laurel Community Centers
RTA Administrative Offices
Robinson Nature Center
B&O Ellicott City Station Museum
Parking regulations and fees will not be enforced on Monday, July 4th.

Open on Monday, July 4th 
County parks
Roger Carter Community Center (only until 5:00 p.m.)
Recreational Facilities
RTA “Sunday” Schedule


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