Howard County Government offices, 50+ centers, courts and animal shelter will be closed in observance of the Juneteenth National Freedom Day holiday on Wednesday, June 19th. There will be regular Wednesday curbside trash, recycling, yard trim and food scrap collections on the 19th and the Alpha Ridge Landfill will be open. 
While county parks, Gary J. Arthur, North Laurel and Roger Carter Community Centers, the Robinson Nature Center, Harriet Tubman Cultural Center, and the Meadowbrook Athletic Complex will be open on the 19th, the Kiwanis-Wallas Hall, Belmont Manor and Historic Park, Ellicott City Colored School Restored, Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum, Firehouse Museum, Patapsco Female Institute and county historic sites will be closed.
The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a regular weekday schedule. For more information on RTA, call 1-800-270-9553 or visit All parking regulations and fees will be in effect on June 19th.  
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, call 410-313-2200.
County operations will resume on Thursday, June 20th, at regular business hours. 

June 19, 2024
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
George Howard Building

3430 Court House Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043
United States

Safa Hira, Director of Communications

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