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Manatee & Sarasota County Offices Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Manatee & Sarasota County Offices Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

Manatee County Offices Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (November 9, 2021) – Manatee County Government offices and all Manatee County libraries will be closed Thursday, November 11 to commemorate Veterans Day. Normal hours of business will resume on Friday, November 12. 

Manatee County Administrator Dr. Scott Hopes stated, "Veterans Day is a day to salute our heroes and remember all the sacrifices they made for our great nation. To all the veterans out there, your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten."  

Trash, recycling and yard waste collections for the week are not impacted by Veterans Day and will follow the normal collection schedule.

Manatee County Area Transit, the Anna Maria Island Trolley and the Longboat Key Shuttle and regular weekday Handy Bus will operate as normal on Thursday. Customer service booths at the downtown Bradenton and Desoto Transit stations will remain open and staffed. 

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit or call (941) 748-4501.

You can also follow on Facebook at and on Twitter @ManateeGov.

Sarasota County closures for Veterans Day

SARASOTA COUNTY - All Sarasota County government offices including libraries, recreation centers and the Florida Department of Health - Sarasota will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day.

Closed for the holiday:

Sarasota County’s Chemical Collection Centers at 8750 Bee Ridge Road and 250 S. Jackson Road.

The Central County Landfill Administration Office.

The Re-Uz-It Shop located at 8750 Bee Ridge Road.

Sarasota County Area Tranist (SCAT) offices and customer service windows.

Sarasota County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Call Center.

Operating on the holiday:

SCAT bus service, including paratransit service and the Siesta Key Breeze and Mobility on Demand, will operate usual schedules Thursday, Nov. 11.

Garbage, recycling and yard waste will be collected as regularly scheduled for residential customers in unincorporated Sarasota County.

The Central County Landfill at 4000 Knights Trail Road and the Citizens' Convenience Center at 4010 Knights Trail Road, Nokomis will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All hand unloads must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to closing.

For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at (941) 861-5000 or visit

Manatee & Sarasota County Offices Closed in Observance of Veterans Day

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