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County to Recognize Labor Day Holiday 2017

Post Date:08/24/2017

 

Durham, N.C. – Durham County Government will close most offices for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 4, 2017. All Durham County Offices will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, September 5. 

 

Board of County Commissioners Work Session:

The Durham Board of County Commissioners has rescheduled their upcoming Work Session due to the Labor Day holiday. The BOCC normally holds work sessions on Mondays, however, the public meeting will be held at 9 am. on Tuesday, September 5th, instead of Monday, September 4th, in the Commissioners Chambers located at 200 E. Main Street.

For more information, call the Clerk to the Board’s Office at (919) 560-0025.

County Convenience Sites:

The Durham County General Services Department will close all four of its solid waste and recycling convenience sites on September 4th in recognition of the Labor Day Holiday. Durham County residents with a current solid waste decal can resume disposal of garbage, recycling, yard waste and bulky items at the County’s convenience sites on September 5th beginning at 7a.m.  

 

The Durham County roadside recycling schedule for customers on Schedule B, normally serviced the week of September 4th, will remain the same. Residents scheduled for collection on September 4th will have their recyclables collected on September 4th. All residents are reminded to set out their recycling bins before 6 a.m. on the day of pickup to avoid a missed collection.  

 

To learn more about Durham County’s General Services Department, call (919) 560-0433, or log on to www.dconc.gov/recycling or the General Services website.

 

Durham County Library:

All locations of the Durham County Library will be closed on Sunday, September 3rd and Monday, September 4th, for the Labor Day holiday. The Library will reopen on Tuesday, September 5th with regular hours.  

 

 

Log on to the Durham County Library website for information about programs and services.

 

Durham County Department of Public Health

The Durham County Department of Public Health will follow the Durham County Government Labor Day holiday schedule.

 

For Public Health emergencies during the holiday closure, including communicable disease reporting, environmental health and suspected foodborne illnesses, please call 911 and ask for the Durham County Department of Public Health’s response team member on-call.

 

For more information about services provided by the Durham County Department of Public Health, call (919) 560-7600 or visit Public Health’s homepage at www.dconc.gov/publichealth.

                                                                                              

Durham County Social Services:

The Durham County Department of Social Services (DSS) will close its offices on September 4th. While offices are closed, residents should contact an on-call social worker by calling 911 to report child abuse and neglect or adult abuse and neglect. On September 5th, DSS will reopen and operate according to its normal hours of operation, 7:30 am until 5:30 pm.

For more information about Durham County DSS, visit the DSS homepage at www.dconc.gov/DSS.

 

Get detailed information about Durham County Government’s holiday schedule and more at http://dconc.gov/index.aspx?page=631.

 

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