|County offices and services closed for the holidays|
|SARASOTA COUNTY – Most Sarasota County Government offices and services, including the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County, will be closed in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. |
Florida Department of Health – Sarasota:Closed Dec. Friday, Dec. 23 to Monday, Dec. 26; and Monday, Jan. 2.Closed weekends.
Saturday, Dec. 24: regular bus and SCAT Plus, OnDemand and the Siesta Key Breeze Trolley will operate 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 25: bus and SCATPlus are closed, OnDemand and the Siesta Key Breeze Trolley will operate 8 a. m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 31: regular bus, SCATPlus, andOnDemand services. The Siesta Key Breeze Trolley will operate 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Monday, Jan. 2: regular bus, SCATPlus, and OnDemand service. The Siesta Key Breeze Trolley will operate 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Libraries and Historical Resources:All locations closed Friday Dec. 23 to Monday, Dec. 26., and Monday, Jan. 2.
Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources:Knight Trail Park pistol and rifle range will be closed Saturday, Dec. 24 through Tuesday, Dec. 26; the range will also be closed Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, and will resume regular hours on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023.Recreation centers will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26; Recreation Centers will also be closed Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.
Solid Waste Collections: All solid waste facilities, including the Central County Landfill, the Citizens’ Convenience Center and the Chemical Collection Centers will be closed on Sunday, Dec. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 1 for the holidays.
Curbside collection services for trash, recycling and yard waste will run as follows:Monday, Dec. 19, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2 – no changes.Tuesday, Dec. 20, Dec. 27 and Jan 3 – no changes.Wednesday, Dec. 21, Dec. 28 and Jan. 4 – no changes.Thursday, Dec. 22, Dec. 29 and Jan. 5 – no changes.Friday, Dec. 23, Dec. 30 and Jan. 6 – no changes.
Because collection times vary, residents should place materials at the curb by 6 a.m. the day of pickup.
The Bee Ridge Chemical Collection Center and The Re-Uz-It Shop at 8750 Bee Ridge Road will be closed Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1.
The administration office at the Bee Ridge Chemical Collection Center will be closed Dec. 23-26 and Jan. 2.
The Jackson Road Chemical Collection Center remains closed due to impacts from Hurricane Ian.
The Citizens’ Convenience Center at 4010 Knights Trail Road, Nokomis, will be open on Saturday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 between 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., but will be closed Sunday, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
The Central County Landfill at 4000 Knights Trail Road, Nokomis, will be open on Saturday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 between 8 a.m.-2 p.m., but will be closed on Sunday, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. All hand unloads must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing.
The administration office at the Central County Landfill will be closed Dec. 23-26 and Jan. 2.