DURHAM, N.C. – Most City of Durham offices will be closed Monday, September 3, 2012, in observance of Labor Day.
Police, fire, and rescue services for life-threatening or in-progress emergencies may be reached by calling 911. Non-emergency problems or concerns may be directed to (919) 560-4600.
The City will operate under normal business hours on Tuesday, September 4. The City Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 4 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers, located on the first floor of City Hall at 101 City Hall Plaza.
Residents are asked to take note of the following changes in other City services and programs.
Solid Waste, Recycling, Yard Waste, and Bulky Item Curbside Collections
The City’s Solid Waste Management Department will be closed on Monday, September 3. Collection for all services, including solid waste, recycling, yard waste and bulky items, will be delayed by one business day for the remainder of the week. Collections for yard waste and bulky items on Friday, September 7 will instead occur on Monday, September 10. For more information, visit http://durhamnc.gov/ich/op/swmd/Pages/HolidaySchedule.aspx.
Waste Disposal and Recycling Center
The City's Waste Disposal and Recycling Center (Transfer Station) will be closed on Monday, September 3. It will reopen under its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 4. For more information, visit http://durhamnc.gov/ich/op/swmd/Pages/wr_transfer.aspx.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center
The City's Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center is normally closed on Mondays. It will open under its normal schedule on Saturday, September 1 and Tuesday, September4. For more information, visit http://durhamnc.gov/ich/op/swmd/Pages/Hazardous-Waste.aspx.
Durham Parks and Recreation
Durham Parks and Recreation will close its administrative office and all recreation centers on Monday, September 3. However, picnic shelters and sites with confirmed rentals will remain open. Recreation centers will operate under their normal schedules on Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2. City lakes will be open regular hours Friday through Monday from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The administrative office will reopen under its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 4. For more information, visit http://www.DPRPlayMore.org, “like” at http://www.Facebook.com/DurhamParksandRecreation, or call (919) 560-4355.
Durham Area Transit Authority
On Monday, September 3, Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) and DATA ACCESS will operate on its Sunday/Holiday schedule in which hourly service is provided from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Bull City Connector will operate on its Saturday schedule in which service is provided every 20 minutes from 7:20 a.m. to midnight. DATA’s administration office will be closed on Monday, September 3 and will reopen under its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 4. For more information on DATA and DATA ACCESS, visit http://DATA.DurhamNC.gov or call (919) 485-RIDE. For more information on the Bull City Connector, visit http://www.BullCityConnector.org, “like” at http://www.Facebook.com/BullCityConnector, or “follow” at http://www.Twitter.com/BullCityConnect.
Durham One Call
Durham One Call will be closed on Monday, September 3. However, residents may complete an online service request by visiting the City’s website at http://durhamnc.gov/Pages/DOC.aspx, or by leaving a message at (919) 560-1200. Durham One Call will forward all requests for City services to the appropriate department the next business day. For information about the City’s holiday schedule and other services that may be affected, residents should contact Durham One Call at (919) 560-1200 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or http://www.DurhamNC.gov.