ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Government offices, courts, animal shelter and 50+ centers will be closed in observance of the Indigenous Peoples’ Day holiday on Monday, October 9th. However, regular Monday trash, recycling, yard trim and food scrap collection services will be in effect and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open. 

County parks, Gary J. Arthur, North Laurel and Roger Carter Community Centers, and Meadowbrook Athletic Complex will also be open on the 9th, as will the Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms too, but by permit only. The Robinson Nature Center and county historic sites, including the Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum, will be closed on October 9th. 

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 Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

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, October 10th at regular business hours.

CLOSED on Monday, October 9th                 
County Government Offices                            
Animal Shelter                                            
50+ Centers                                                      
Robinson Nature Center                                     
County Historic Sites                                            
B&O Ellicott City Station Museum            

OPEN on Monday, October 9th
All trash, recycling, food scrap and yard trim services 
Alpha Ridge Landfill
County parks
Gary J. Arthur, North Laurel and Roger Carter Community Centers
Meadowbrook Athletic Complex
Cedar Lane and School Mill Activity Rooms (use by permit only)
RTA will operate on a regular weekday schedule

All parking regulations and fees will be in effect 

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