DATE: August 22, 2012
CONTACT: Ron Pollworth, Office of Public Communications
Broward County governmental offices will be closed on Monday, September 3, in honor of the Labor Day observance.
Broward County Animal Care and Adoption will be closed on September 3. An Animal Care officer will be on duty to handle emergencies involving animal attacks or bites, injured animals and police requesting assistance. For these emergencies, call Central Dispatch at 954-765-5124 or 954-765-5125. For Lost and Found cats or dogs, call 954-359-1313 ext. 9271. To search pet license information online, visit broward.org/Animal.
All Broward County regional and neighborhood parks, nature centers and natural areas will be open, with the exception of Deerfield Island Park, which will be closed. The Markham Park Target Range, which is normally closed on Mondays, will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The regional parks' regular weekend and holiday gate entrance fee of $1.50 per person (children 5 and under free) will be in effect. Visit broward.org/Parks for more information.
All branches of the Broward County Library will be closed, but customers can visit the library's website, broward.org/Library or download the Libraries' free mobile app, BCL WoW, to search the online catalog, place holds and renew selected materials.
Broward County Transit will operate on the Sunday/holiday schedules. Customer service representatives will be available to take calls from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 954-357-8400 (TTY 954-357-8302), and also at the Broward Main Terminal in downtown Fort Lauderdale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit broward.org/bct for more information.
The Aviation Department Administrative Offices at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will be closed; however, phone calls will be answered. For additional Airport information, visit FLL.net or follow us on Twitter.com/FLLFlyer.
The Port Everglades Administration offices will be closed; however, the building will be open during normal business hours for tenants. Port Operations' marine services will be provided at standard levels without interruption on a 24/7 basis.
The Broward Addiction Recovery Centers will be operating the 24-hour detoxification and residential programs on an emergency basis, but the administrative offices and outpatient offices will be closed.
The Nancy J. Cotterman Sexual Assault Treatment Center will operate the Crisis Intake Unit on a 24-hour emergency basis, but the administrative offices will be closed. In case of an emergency, call the 24-hour hotline at 954-761-7273 (954-761-RAPE).
The Broward County Bulk Waste Drop-Off Centers, located in Pompano Beach at 2780 N. Powerline Road, West Park at 5601 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd., and in Davie at 5490 Reese Road, will be closed. For more information, call 954-765-4999.
The Southwest Regional Landfill at 7101 S.W. 205th Avenue will be closed. For more information, call 954-765-4202.
For more information, call 954-357-6990. Hearing- and speech-impaired individuals should call 954-831-3940 TTY.