Polk County Local Government announces Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday schedules

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Polk County Local Government offices will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23.

The County Landfill also will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22. The landfill then will resume its regular hours and will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24.

Polk County Schools will be closed for students from Wednesday, Nov. 21 through Friday, Nov. 23 with Wednesday, Nov. 21 being an optional workday for teachers. Classes will resume Monday, Nov. 26.

For Christmas and New Year’s, Polk County Local Government offices will be closed:

  • Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24;
  • Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25;
  • Wednesday, Dec. 26; and
  • New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.

During the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, the County Landfill will be:

  • Open Christmas Eve, Monday, Dec. 24 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.;
  • Closed Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25;
  • Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26;
  • Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., New Year’s Eve, Monday, Dec. 31; and
  • Closed New Year’s Day, Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019.

Polk County Schools will have a half-day for students on Friday, Dec. 21. The holiday break for students will continue until classes resume on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.

For questions about Polk County Local Government’s schedule, call (828) 894-3301. Inquiries about the landfill can be made by calling (828) 894-3737. For more about Polk County Schools, call (828) 894-3051.