Baltimore County News
– Trash and Recycling Collection Normal, Drop-off Facilities Open
Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts, will be closed on Monday, October 10, in recognition of Columbus Day. Health Department clinics, libraries and senior centers will be closed, and CountyRide vans will not operate. Parking meters must be fed and Baltimore County Revenue Authority parking garages will be open as usual.
Trash and recyclables will be collected according to the normal schedule. The County’s trash and recycling drop-off facilities will be open. Residents can log onto www.baltimorecountymd.gov/solidwaste for more information about recycling and trash collection, including schedules and drop-off center locations and hours. Residents may also call the Bureau of Solid Waste Management at 410-887-2000.
No trash or recycling collection on Monday and drop-off centers closed
Baltimore County government offices, and the District and Circuit Courts will be closed on Monday, September 5 in recognition of the Labor Day holiday. Health Department clinics, Animal Services and senior centers will be closed and CountyRide vans will not operate. All branches of the Baltimore County Public Library will be closed and parking meters are free on the holiday.
No Trash, Recycling, or Yard Materials Collection on Labor Day; Drop-Off Centers Closed
Baltimore County residents whose trash or yard materials would normally have been collected on Monday, September 5 should set these materials out on Monday night for collection on Tuesday, September 6. Residents whose single stream recyclables would normally have been collected on Monday, September 5 are asked to hold these recyclables until the next scheduled recycling collection day (Monday, September 12).
Collections of all types may occur later than usual during the week following Labor Day. If a collection does not occur on the scheduled day during this period of time, materials should be left out until collection occurs.
Trash and recycling drop-off centers, as well as County offices, will be closed on Monday, September 5. Drop-off centers will be open with normal hours on Friday, September 2, and Saturday, September 3. County offices and drop-off facilities will reopen on Tuesday, September 6.
For more information, residents should visit the County’s web site at www.baltimorecountymd.gov/solidwaste or call 410-887-2000.
County agencies win 2016 National Association of Counties Achievement Awards
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced that four Baltimore County agencies have been awarded 2016 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo).
“Baltimore Countians are lucky to have very dedicated and capable employees who are focused on improving County services and the overall quality of life in Baltimore County,” said County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. “I congratulate these employees on developing award-winning programs that benefit our residents and will be looked to as national models by other jurisdictions,” he said.
The Baltimore County agencies that merited national recognition include:
- Department of Aging for their Volunteer Recognition Luncheon and Community Resources Publication
- Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability, Baltimore County Public Schools and the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Schools for the Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge
- Department of Aging for the Food for Thought Initiative
“These programs are truly exceptional and they exemplify good government and innovative thinking,” said Baltimore County Council Chair Vicki Almond.
Revised September 26, 2016