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Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023
Happy Thanksgiving from Lee County Government. Please note the Board of County
Commissioners will not meet Thanksgiving week, and most Lee County administrative
operations will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24. in observance of
the Thanksgiving holiday. Other schedules will be adjusted, including:
–Thursday, Nov. 23: All county facilities are closed, and no garbage, yard waste or recycl-
ing will be collected. Collections will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.
-Friday, Nov. 24: Thursday collections will be picked up. The Waste-to-Energy Facility in
Buckingham will be open from 6am to 6pm to accept waste. The Lee-Hendry Landfill
will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The LaBelle Transfer Station will be open 7am to 4pm
All other Solid Waste facilities will be closed.
–Saturday, Nov. 25: Friday collections will be picked up. The Buckingham facility will be open
from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. to accept waste. The Lee-Hendry Landfill will be open from 7am to 12pm
The Clewiston and LaBelle Transfer Stations will be open 7 am to 12 pm All other Solid Waste
facilities will be closed.
-Visit leegov.com/solidwaste for more information.
-Thursday, Nov. 23: No bus, trolley or Passport service.
-Friday, Nov. 24: Normal service resumes.
-For routes, schedules and more information, visit rideleetran.com.
Parks & Recreation
–Thursday, Nov. 23, Friday, Nov. 24, and through the holiday weekend: Beaches, boat ramps,
parks and preserves will be open. Visit leeparks.org for the list of open locations, hours and
–Administration offices, pools and recreation centers are closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday,
Nov. 24. Some recreation centers and pools resume normal operating hours Saturday, Nov. 25.
Administration offices resume normal operating hours Monday, Nov. 27.
-All branches will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, except:
-Captiva Memorial Library closes at 4 p.m.
-Home Borrower Services closes at 5 p.m.
-Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24: All libraries will be closed. The online library is available
-Saturday, Nov. 25: Normal library hours resume.
Domestic Animal Services
-Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24: The shelter, 5600 Banner Drive in south Fort Myers, will be closed.
-Saturday, Nov. 25: The Lost & Found Pet Center will reopen for regular hours at 8 a.m. The adoption center
will open at 10:30 a.m.
-To get more information and view our currently adoptable pets, visit leelostpets.com.
-The Call Center and drive-thru window at 7391 College Parkway are closed Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday,
Nov. 24, and will reopen Monday, Nov. 27.
-A drop-box is on-site at the front door and another is accessible via the drive-thru for payments by check.
-A drop-box is also available at the Lee County Community Development/Public Works Center located at
1500 Monroe Street, Fort Myers (near the Eastern entrance on Monroe Street).
-For additional information, visit leegov.com/utilities.
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