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Posted November 13, 2017 | 7:55 AM

Veterans Day County Office and Facility Closings

Collection of garbage, recyclables, and yard waste will continue on normal schedule

Most Hillsborough County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, in observance of Veterans Day. Some facilities normally open on Saturdays also will be closed on Nov. 11 for the holiday.

Closed facilities on Nov. 10 include the administrative offices of County government, all libraries, recreation centers, Head Start/Early Head Start centers, Community Resource Centers, and senior centers and nutrition sites.

Collection of garbage, recyclables, and yard waste will continue on a normal Friday and Saturday schedule in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Solid Waste service area. The service area includes Tampa Palms, Hunter's Green, and New Tampa. All disposal facilities also will be open.

Additional Hillsborough County facilities that will be CLOSED on Friday, Nov. 10, include:

  • All County dog parks and skate parks.
  • The Center for Development Services.
  • The Pet Resource Center. A limited number of animal safety and enforcement officers will be available for emergencies only by calling (813) 744-5660.
  • Hillsborough County's Customer Service Center, (813) 272-5900.
  • The Sunshine Line transportation service.
  • Public Utilities customer call center and water/wastewater customer service centers in Northdale and Brandon. Emergency calls regarding County water and wastewater service may be directed to (813) 744-5600. The Water Quality Hotline at (813) 264-3835 is answered 24 hours a day.

The following Hillsborough County facilities will be OPEN on Nov. 10:

  • The Southeast County Landfill, Northwest and South County transfer stations, Resource Recovery Facility, community collection centers, and yard waste processing facilities.
  • Conservation parks, with the exception of areas closed due to ongoing cleanup after Hurricane Irma.
  • Veterans Memorial Park and the Rear Admiral LeRoy Collins, Jr. Veterans Museum will be open regular hours; however, Veterans Services Officers will not be on duty.

The following will be CLOSED on Saturday, Nov. 11:

  • All County dog parks and skate parks.
  • All libraries.

The following will be OPEN on Nov. 11:

  • The Pet Resource Center.
  • The Southeast County Landfill, Northwest and South County transfer stations, Resource Recovery Facility, community collection centers, and yard waste processing facilities.
  • Conservation parks, with the exception of areas closed due to ongoing cleanup after Hurricane Irma.
  • The Veterans Memorial Park and Museum, 3602 U.S. Highway 301 N. in Tampa. Hillsborough County Consumer & Veterans Services and the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County will host the county's 53rd Annual Veterans Day Tribute at the park at 11 a.m. The event is free.
  • The South County Solid Waste Facility, 13000 U.S. Highway 41 in Gibsonton. Residents may safely dispose of household chemicals and other hazardous waste.