Leonardtown, MD – All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed Monday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen Tuesday, December 27 at their normal time. Offices will also be closed Monday, January 2, 2017 for the New Year’s holiday and reopen Tuesday, January 3.

The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers will be closed and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will not operate Sunday, December 25 in observance of Christmas and Sunday, January 1, 2017 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Additionally, the six (6) convenience centers will open at 8 a.m. Thursday and Friday, December 22 and 23, as well as Monday and Tuesday, December 26 and 27. This early opening serves as a convenience to citizens and accommodates the expected increase in usage of the facilities during the holiday season. Landfill hours of operation will remain at 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. STS will operate until 6 p.m. on December 24. Regular schedules resume December 26.

The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will operate under normal business hours December 31 and January 2.
The St. Andrew’s Landfill and six Convenience Centers will serve as Christmas tree collection points. Citizens can drop off trees free of charge. Undecorated trees may be placed in the designated areas at these sites December 26 through January 31, 2017.  Last year, nearly 4 tons of Christmas trees were collected. The trees are mixed with collected yard waste and ground into mulch. A little more than 6,000 tons of mulch is made available annually at the St. Andrews Landfill site and provided to the St. Mary’s County citizens at no charge while supplies last.

St. Mary’s County Library locations (Charlotte Hall, Leonardtown and Lexington Park) will be closed December 23 – 26 for Christmas and January 1 and 2, 2017 for New Years.

Senior Activity Centers (Garvey, Loffler and Northern) will be closed December 26 for Christmas and January 2, 2017 for New Years. There will be no Meals on Wheels deliveries on these dates.