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​​​County Announces Closings for MLK Holiday


MLK JrMecklenburg County government offices and agencies will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) holiday.

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 Agency (LUESA) Office.

The Department of Social Services Care Line (704-336-CARE or 704-336-2773) operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive reports of suspected abuse or neglect of children, the elderly or disabled adults.

The Health Department will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16.

The Main Library and all library branches will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16.

All solid waste facilities and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16.

The City of Charlotte Solid Waste Services will not provide collection services on MLK Day. Trash pick-up will take place on a one-day delay. If you are in a town, please check with your town for refuse collection schedules.

Park and Recreation administrative offices, along with recreation and senior centers, will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

Nature centers will be open normal hours on Monday, Jan. 16. Exceptions include the Elon and Tom Sykes Recreation Centers which will be OPEN from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center will operate from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., the Marion Diehl Pool from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Ray’s Splash Planet will be open from 10 a.m. -6 p.m. on Jan. 16, 2017.

Grayson SkatePark will operate from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 16.

As a reminder, CharMeck 311 is open and available to the public Monday-Friday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.