Charlotte, NC – Mecklenburg County government offices and agencies will be closed on Monday, July 5, for Independence Day and open on a normal schedule Tuesday, July 6. This includes all units of the Department of Social Services, the Tax Office, Elections Office, the Register of Deeds Office, and the Land Use and Environmental Services Department. The Department of Social Services will also be closed on Saturday, July 3.
CharMeck 311 is available for assistance 24 hours a day, and seven days a week.
The Department of Social Services Care Line (704-336-CARE or 704-336-2273) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive reports of suspected abuse or neglect of children and elderly or disabled adults.
The Health Department will be closed on Monday, July 5.
Mecklenburg County Substance Abuse Center (Detox) is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Main Library and all library branches will be closed on Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5.
Solid Waste's administrative offices and all facilities, except Compost Central, will be closed on Monday, July 5. Compost Central will operate from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Park and Recreation administrative offices will be closed all weekend, including Monday, July 5. County parks and nature preserves/centers will be open on regular schedules. Recreation centers will also operate regular schedules (most are now closed on Sundays). Aquatic facilities will operate on regular schedules, except for holiday hours at Ray's Splash Planet, Sunday, July 4, 1–6 p.m.
The Mecklenburg County Child Support Enforcement Office, located at 5800 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200, will close temporarily starting Monday, June 28, until Tuesday, July 6, 2010, for renovations, technology upgrades and the July 4th holiday. The office is currently operated by the State of North Carolina but will transition to a County department starting on Tuesday, July 6. Anyone with questions may call 704-566-2800 for more information.
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Media Contact: Rick Christenbury at 704-336-2593 (office) or Rick.Christenbury@MecklenburgCountyNC.gov