HOWARD COUNTY, MD - Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter, 50+ centers and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 6th. As there will be no Monday curbside trash, recycling, yard trim or food scrap collection on Labor 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 and pool close early at 5:00 p.m.), will be open on the 6th, 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 on Labor Day. 

The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a “Sunday” 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, please call 410-313-2200.

County operations will resume on Tuesday, September 7th 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, September 6th            

County Government Offices                               

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, September 6th

County parks
Roger Carter Community Center and pool (close 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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