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Lee County operations adjust schedules for the holidays

By Staff | Dec 18, 2015

Most Lee County administrative operations will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for the New Year’s Holiday. Other schedules will be adjusted.

The adjustments include:

Solid Waste

– Thursday, Dec. 24 – Collections will be made as scheduled. The Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility, 10500 Buckingham Road, will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other facilities will be closed.

– Friday, Dec. 25 – There will be no collections. All facilities will be closed.

– Saturday, Dec. 26 – Friday collections will be picked up. The Buckingham facility will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other facilities will be closed.

– Thursday, Dec. 31 – Collections will be made as scheduled. The Buckingham facility will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other facilities will be closed.

– Friday, Jan. 1 – There will be no collections. All facilities will be closed.

– Saturday, Jan. 2 – Friday collections will be picked up. The Buckingham facility will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. The Topaz Court Solid Waste Annex, 6441 Topaz Court, Fort Myers, will be open from 8 a.m. to noon to accept household chemical waste.

Lee County Utilities

– Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25 The customer service center is closed.

– Thursday, Dec. 31, and Friday, Jan. 1 The customer service center is closed.

Lee County Utilities is one of several providers of water and wastewater service in Lee County. To check for service providers, log on to: www.leegov.com/utilities/new-development/service-franchise-area-maps

LeeTran

– Thursday, Dec. 24 – Service will end early on all routes starting at 6 p.m. End times for each route can be found on the website, www.rideleetran.com under rider alerts.

– Friday, Dec. 25 -There will be no service for buses, trolleys, and Passport. Normal service will resume Saturday, Dec. 26.

– Thursday, Dec. 31 – Normal service schedule. The River District Trolley will have extended service until 1 a.m.

– Friday, Jan. 1 – No service for buses, trolleys, and Passport. Normal service resumes Saturday, Jan. 2.

Parks & Recreation

– Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25 – Beaches, boat ramps, parks and preserves will be open. Administration offices, pools and centers are closed. Administration offices resume normal operating hours Monday, Dec. 28. Centers and pools resume normal operating hours Saturday, Dec. 26; except the following recreation centers, which will be closed for gym floor maintenance from Dec. 19 to Jan. 3: Estero Recreation Center, North Fort Myers Recreation Center, Veterans Park Recreation Center and Wa-Ke Hatchee Recreation Center

– Thursday, Dec. 31, and Friday, Jan. 1 – Beaches, boat ramps, parks and preserves will be open. Administration offices, pools and centers are closed Thursday, Dec. 31, and Friday, Jan. 1. Administration offices resume normal operating hours Monday, Jan. 4. Centers and pools resume normal operating hours Saturday, Jan. 2 except the recreation centers closed for gym floor maintenance listed above.

Library System

– Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25 – Closed.

– Saturday, Dec. 26 – Libraries open for regular hours.

– Thursday, Dec. 31, and Friday, Jan. 1 – Closed.

– Saturday, Jan. 2 – Libraries open for regular hours

Domestic Animal Services

– Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25 – The shelter, 5600 Banner Drive in South Fort Myers, will be closed.

– Thursday, Dec. 31 and Friday, Jan. 1 – The shelter will be closed.