Lee County operations adjust schedules for Thanksgiving
Most Lee County administrative operations will be closed Nov. 23-24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Other schedules will be adjusted, including Hurricane Irma debris pickup and public drop-off location hours.
The adjustments include:
– Nov. 23: All county facilities are closed and no trash will be collected.
– Nov. 24: Thursday collections will be picked up. The Waste to Energy Facility in Buckingham will be open 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other Solid Waste facilities will be closed.
– Nov. 25: Friday collections will be picked up. The Buckingham facility will be open 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to accept waste. All other Solid Waste facilities will be closed.
Hurricane Irma debris
Hurricane Irma debris collections by the county’s debris hauler will be suspended Nov. 22-26.
Two public self drop-offs have now ceased operations and closed – the Lee Hendry Landfill and the Lee Civic Center.
The following public self drop-off horticultural sites remain open 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with the exception of Thanksgiving Day:
– South Lee County: A&W Bulb site, at 14790 A&W Bulb Road, Fort Myers
– East Lee County: Lee County Mosquito Control, at 1840 Gunnery Road N.
– North Fort Myers: U.S. 41 site, at 17771 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers
The county’s three other horticultural self drop-off sites will close Nov. 22-26 and reopen at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 27. Visit www.leegov.com/Irma for locations.
Construction/demolition debris can be self-hauled to the Waste-to-Energy Facility, at 10500 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers, from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 22 and 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 24-25.
– Nov. 23: No bus or Passport service.
– Nov. 24: Normal service resumes.
Parks & Recreation
– Nov. 23-24 and through the holiday weekend: Beaches, boat ramps, parks and preserves will be open.
– Administration offices, pools and recreation centers are closed Nov. 23-24. Recreation centers and pools resume normal operating hours Nov. 25. Administration offices resume normal operating hours Nov. 27.
– Nov. 22: Libraries close at 5 p.m.
– Nov. 23-24: All libraries will be closed.
– Nov. 25: Libraries open for regular hours.
Domestic Animal Services
– Nov. 23-24: The shelter at 5600 Banner Drive in South Fort Myers will be closed.
– Nov. 25: The Lost & Found Pet Center will reopen for regular hours at 8 a.m. and the adoption center will open at 10:30 a.m.
Source: Lee County