TAVARES —All offices of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners, Clerk of Courts, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Offices will reopen with regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Lake County’s Solid Waste residential curbside collection will operate as normal and the Central Landfill Facility, located at 13130 County Landfill Road, Tavares, will be open on the holiday. However, the Solid Waste call center will be closed.
LakeXpress, Lake County’s public transportation service, will not operate on Jan. 16. Lake County Connection, Lake County’s paratransit service, will provide only life-sustaining medical trips such as to and from dialysis appointments, on the federal holiday.
The Lake County Extension Center and Discovery Gardens, located at 1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares, will be closed.
The following Lake County Library System libraries will also be closed on Jan. 16.
• Astor County Library, 54905 Alco Road, Astor
• Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont
• Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont
• East Lake County Library, 31340 County Road 437, Sorrento
• Fruitland Park Library located at 205 W Berckman St., Fruitland Park
• Helen Lehmann Memorial Library, 17435 Fifth St., Montverde
• Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W Guava St., Lady Lake
• Leesburg Public Library, 100 E Main St., Leesburg
• Marianne Beck Memorial Library, 112 W. Central Ave., Howey-in-the-Hills
• Marion Baysinger Memorial Library, 756 W. Broad St., Groveland
• Minneola Schoolhouse Library, 100 S. Main St., Minneola
• Paisley County Library, 24954 County Road 42, Paisley
• City of Tavares Public Library, 314 N. New Hampshire Ave., Tavares
• Umatilla Public Library, 412 Hatfield Drive, Umatilla
• W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora