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Lee County operations make adjustments for Memorial Day

By Staff | May 25, 2016

The Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 30, will result in some closures and schedule changes for Lee County operations. Here are the changes:

Solid Waste

All garbage, recycling and yard waste collections in unincorporated Lee County, the city of Bonita Springs and the Town of Fort Myers Beach will take place one day after the regularly scheduled collection day for the entire week beginning May 30. This means that if the regular collection day is Monday, the collection truck will pick up that material on Tuesday. Tuesday’s regularly scheduled pickups will occur on Wednesday and so on, the rest of the week through Saturday. This schedule is in effect through Saturday, June 4. Regular collection schedules resume on Monday, June 6.

Lee County Solid Waste facilities and offices are closed Monday, including the Household Chemical Waste Collection Facility, 6441 Topaz Court, and the Resource Recovery Facility on Buckingham Road.

The Solid Waste Department urges all residents to recycle the paper, plastic, metal and glass from their Memorial Day weekend activities.

Parks & Recreation

Parks, pools and preserves remain open on Monday, but offices and recreation centers are closed until Tuesday, May 31.

Libraries

All library locations will be closed on Monday and each branch will resume regular operating hours on Tuesday, May 31.

Animal Services

Animal Services, 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, will be closed for the holiday, but will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.

LeeTran

LeeTran will not run bus, trolley or paratransit service on the holiday. Service resumes Tuesday, May 31. The schedule can be found at www.rideleetran.com.

Utilities

The customer service center will be closed Monday.