City and County of Sarasota offices and other facilities to be closed for Presidents Day observance

Garbage and recycling to be collected as usual

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City and County of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of the Presidents Day holiday, the city and county have announced. 

Trash and recycling collection schedules will not be affected by the holiday, news releases point out. 

However, hours of operation at city recreational and cultural facilities will be affected, city staff notes:

The regular City Commission meeting will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, in the Commission Chambers at City Hall, which is located at 1565 First St.

For more information on trash and recycling collection, contact the Solid Waste Division at 941-365-7651.

Regular Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) bus services and the Siesta Key Breeze trolley will operate at their normal hours on Feb. 21, the county news release notes.

Additionally, Sarasota County’s and the Citizens’ Convenience Center, located at 4010 Knights Trail Road in Nokomis, will be open on Feb. 21, as will the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County.

The following Sarasota County facilities will be closed:

  • Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) administrative office.
  • Libraries and Historical Resources’ branches and office.
  • Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) operations and call center.
  • Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources’ recreation centers and the Knights Trail Park pistol and rifle range.
  • Sarasota County’s Chemical Collection Centers located at 8750 Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota and 250 S. Jackson Road in Venice.
  • The administrative offices at the Central County Landfill, which is locatedat 4000 Knights Trail Road,and the Bee Ridge Chemical Collection Center, which stands at 8750 Bee Ridge Road.

For more information about county facilities, call the county Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or visit