Local Government Schedule Changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Southern Maryland Headline News

Local Government Schedule Changes for Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Calvert County Government

All Calvert County government offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Calvert Pines, Southern Pines and North Beach senior centers will be closed Jan. 20. Meals on Wheels will be delivered to clients.

All Calvert Library locations will be closed Jan. 20.

There will be no public transportation services Jan. 20.

All Solid Waste facilities will be open and operating on normal business hours.

Flag Ponds Nature Park and Kings Landing Park will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary will be closed.

The Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center will be open to the public.

Mount Hope and Southern community centers and the North Beach Recreational Center will be closed Jan. 20. The Northeast Community Center will be open.

For more information, visit the Calvert County website at http://www.co.cal.md.us.

Charles County Government

The Charles County Commissioners wish to remind residents of the following offices and facility schedule changes for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 20.

The following offices will be closed as follows:

-- All Charles County Government offices and the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville

-- All Senior Centers

-- The Nanjemoy Community Center

-- School based community centers

-- VanGO Brandywine Connector

The following operating schedules will be modified as follows:

-- Lackey and North Point High indoor pools (1 p.m. – 9 p.m.)

-- VanGOLast departures from the Waldorf transfer point will be at 5:30 p.m. on the 301 Connector, Business A, Business B, and Charlotte Hall routes. Last departures from the Waldorf transfer point will be at 6 p.m. on the Berry Road, Indian Head, Pinefield, St. Charles A, St. Charles B, and St. Charles C routes. Last departures from the La Plata transfer point will be at 5:30 p.m. on the 301 Connector, Bryans Road, and Nanjemoy routes. Last departures from the La Plata transfer point for Newburg will be at 4:30 p.m., and for La Plata will be at 6 p.m.

The following offices will be open normal hours:

-- The Crain Memorial Welcome Center located at 12480 Crain Highway in Newburg

-- The Charles County Landfill and Recycling Center off Billingsley Road in Waldorf, and the Pisgah Recycling Center on Route 425 in Pisgah

-- Curbside recycling collection service will not be affected

-- Charles County Parks

-- Elite Gymnastics and Recreation Center and Port Tobacco Recreation Center

For questions about County Government holiday closures, contact Crystal Hunt, Public Information Officer, at 301-645-0580 or HuntC@CharlesCountyMD.gov. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

St. Mary's County Government

St. Mary's County Government Offices, as well as all three St. Mary's County Libraries, will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Offices and libraries will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

The St. Andrews Landfill and the six Convenience Centers will be open for normal hours of operation on Monday, Jan. 20. In addition the STS Public Transportation System will operate its normal schedule, routes and hours of operation. The SSTAP program for the Senior Activity Centers and SSTAP trips will not operate on Monday, Jan. 20.

All Department of Aging Senior Activity Centers will be closed for the holiday and additionally, there will be no Meals on Wheels deliveries.

College of Southern Maryland

CSM will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Classes for the spring 2014 semester, as well as Minisession I, will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 21. Access to online services, including registration, is available at http://www.csmd.edu through myCSMD services.

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration

The MVA will close its full-service and express offices on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. All Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also close.

Online registration renewals and many other time saving eMVA options are available, as always, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by logging on to http://www.mva.maryland.gov. There are no additional fees for using online services. For additional information, please log on to the website or call the MVA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-950-1MVA(1682).

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