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Lake County government offices to close in observance of Veterans Day

RELEASE DATE: November 3, 2017


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 Friday, Nov. 10 in honor of Veterans Day, which is observed on Saturday, Nov. 11.

The Lake County Solid Waste Division’s residential trash collection services will operate normally during the holiday week and the Central Landfill Facility, 13130 County Landfill Road, Tavares, will remain open on both Friday and Saturday. County convenience centers will be closed as usual on Friday, but open on Saturday during regular hours. The Solid Waste Division’s customer call center will be closed on both Friday and Saturday. For additional information, visit https://lakecountyfl.gov/departments/public_works/solid_waste/

The Lake County Animal Shelter, located at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares, will be closed on Friday but open during regular hours on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and for adoptions only on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. All adoptions on Saturday and Sunday will be free in honor of the holiday, sponsored by LEASH, Inc. For additional information, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/LCAS

LakeXpress, the county’s fixed-route bus service, and Lake County Connection, the county’s paratransit service, will operate normally on Friday, however LakeXpress does not operate on weekends. For more information and schedules, visit www.ridelakexpress.com

Lake County parks, trails and preserves will remain open both Friday and Saturday, but Parks & Trails offices will be closed on Friday and Saturday. For details, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks.  

The Lake County Extension Center, located at 1951 Woodlea Road in Tavares, will be closed for both Friday and Saturday. For information about upcoming events hosted by the Extension, visit http://lake.ifas.ufl.edu/

All Lake County Library System libraries will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, except for Helen Lehmann Memorial Library in Montverde. On Saturday, all libraries will follow their regular Saturday schedule except for Leesburg Public Library and Cooper Memorial Library, which will be closed. For schedules and program details, visit www.mylakelibrary.com.   




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