Hillsborough County announces Veterans Day closures

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In observance for Veterans Day the majority of Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2013.

Closed facilities include the administrative offices of County government, neighborhood service centers, libraries, County-operated Head Start/Early Head Start Centers, recreation centers, and senior centers and nutrition sites.

Here is a complete list of Hillsborough County office and facilities that are closed:

Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Continue Without Interruption

Solid waste collection (including garbage, recyclables and yard waste) in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Service Area, which also includes Tampa Palms, Hunter's Green and New Tampa, will continue as usual on Monday, Nov. 11.

All disposal facilities will be open. That includes the Southeast County Landfill, Northwest and South County transfer stations, Resource Recovery Facility, community collection centers, and yard waste processing facilities.

Animal Services

The animal shelter will be closed on Veterans Day.

Fire Rescue

Fire Rescue Administration and the Fire Marshal's Office will be closed. All emergency services will continue without interruption.

InfoL!ne
Hillsborough County's InfoL!ne, 813-272-5900, will be closed.

Head Start

All County-operated Head Start/Early Head Start centers will be closed.

Libraries

All libraries in the Tampa-Hillsborough County public library system, the Bruton Memorial Library and the Temple Terrace Public Library will be closed.

Parks, Recreation and Conservation

All regional parks are open. All County recreation centers and skate parks will be closed.

Sunshine Line

The Sunshine Line will not be in operation on Veterans Day.

Water and Wastewater Emergencies

The Public Utilities Department customer call center and water/wastewater customer service centers in Northdale and Brandon will be closed on Veterans Day.

Emergency calls regarding County water and wastewater service may be made to 813-744-5600. Also, the Public Utilities Department's Water Quality Hotline is answered 24 hours a day. That number is 813-264-3835.

Constitutional Officers

Offices of the Property Appraiser, Tax Collector and Supervisor of Elections will be closed, as well as offices of the Clerk of the Circuit Court, and court facilities.

Environmental Protection Commission

The offices of the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County will be closed.

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