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Thanksgiving closures in Lee County

Thanksgiving Closures
Posted at 9:25 AM, Nov 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-24 09:25:05-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Most county administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Other schedule changes according to Lee County Government officials include the following:

Solid Waste

  • Thursday, Nov. 25: All county facilities are closed and no garbage, yard waste or recycling will be collected. Collections will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week.
  • Friday, Nov. 26: Thursday collections will be picked up. The Waste-to-Energy Facility in Buckingham will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other Solid Waste facilities will be closed.
  • Saturday, Nov. 27: Friday collections will be picked up. The Buckingham facility will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other Solid Waste facilities will be closed.

LeeTran

  • Thursday, Nov. 25: No bus, trolley or Passport service.
  • Friday, Nov. 26: Normal service resumes.

Parks & Recreation

  • Thursday, Nov. 25, Friday, Nov. 26, and through the holiday weekend: Beaches, boat ramps, parks and preserves will be open.
  • Administration offices, pools and recreation centers are closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26. Recreation centers and pools resume normal operating hours Saturday, Nov. 27. Administration offices resume normal operating hours Monday, Nov. 29.

Library System

  • Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26: All libraries will be closed. The online library is always open and is available at www.leegov.com/library [r20.rs6.net].
  • Saturday, Nov. 27: Normal library hours resume.

Domestic Animal Services

  • Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26: The shelter, 5600 Banner Drive in south Fort Myers, will be closed.
  • Saturday, Nov. 27: The Lost & Found Pet Center will reopen for regular hours at 8 a.m. The adoption center will open at 10:30 a.m. and the shelter will be hosting Pet Fest [r20.rs6.net] from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Utilities

  • The Call Center and drive-thru window at 7391 College Parkway are closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, and will reopen Monday, Nov. 29.
  • 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).