|SARASOTA COUNTY – Most Sarasota County Government offices and services, including the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. |
Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) Schedule:The Siesta Key Breeze and OnDemand services will operate regular schedules daily. Regular bus services will be suspended on Thanksgiving Day, but will operate normally on Friday, Nov. 26. The SCAT administration office and downtown transfer station customer service window will be closed Thursday and Friday.
Libraries and Historical Resources:Libraries and Historical Resources will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26. Libraries will resume normal operations on Saturday, Nov. 27, and Historical Resources will reopen on Monday, Nov. 29.
Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources:Knight Trail Park pistol and rifle range will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 24 and Thursday, Nov. 25. The range will resume normal hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday.Recreation centers will be closed Thursday and Friday.
Solid Waste Collections: All solid waste facilities, including the Central County Landfill, the Citizens’ Convenience Center and the Chemical Collection Centers will be closed for the holiday.Curbside collection services for trash, recycling and yard waste will run as follows:Monday, Nov. 22, Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Wednesday, Nov. 24 – no changes. Thursday, Nov. 26 – no collection services.All remaining collections delayed by one day due to the holiday:Friday, Nov. 26 – collection for Thursday customers.Saturday, Nov. 27 – collection for Friday customers. Because collection times vary, residents should place materials at the curb by 6 a.m. the day of pickup. Sarasota County’s Chemical Collection Centers at 8750 Bee Ridge Road and 250 S. Jackson Road, and the Re-Uz-It Shop at 8750 Bee Ridge Road will be closed Thursday and Friday.The Citizens’ Convenience Center at 4010 Knights Trail Road, Nokomis, will be closed Thursday but will be open Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All three centers will be open Saturday, Nov. 27.The landfill will remain open until 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 27 due to the holiday collection schedule, however the Construction and Demolition area will close at 2 p.m. All hand unloads must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing.
Sarasota County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) Call Center 941-861-RENT (7368):The ERAP Call Center will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 for the holiday and will reopen Monday, Nov. 29. The call center does not operate on weekends.
Sarasota County Fire Department encourages residents to remember fire safety while cooking during the holiday season.
For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or visit www.scgov.net.