Memorial Day 2015 Closures Announced

MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR MAY 25, 2015  PASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many city services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and women of the U.S. military who died in the line of duty for our country.

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MEMORIAL DAY CLOSURES, REMINDERS FOR MAY 25, 2015

Pasadena City Hall with American FlagPASADENA, Calif.—Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many city services and administrative business offices will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for the brave men and women of the U.S. military who died in the line of duty for our country. Specific closures and exceptions are noted below.

The Pasadena Police and Fire Departments will be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services, but not business or administrative offices.  For any life-threatening emergencies, always remember to call 9-1-1.  Remember, “If You See Something, Say Something” by calling police to help keep us all safe.

The City Council will not meet on Monday, May 25.  The next regularly scheduled Council meeting is at 6:30 p.m., June 1, 2015 at City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave.

Pasadena residents and businesses with any power emergencies should call the Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Department at (626) 744-4673 and for water-related emergencies call (626) 744-4138.  PWP’s regular Customer Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and pay bills online at www.PWPweb.com or by calling (626) 744-4005.

The City’s Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall will be closed, as will the Parking Office, for citation payments, at 221 E. Walnut St.  The Pasadena Public Health Department’s Travel and Immunization Clinic will be closed.  Go to www.cityofpasadena.net/PublicHealth for more information.

The City’s City Service Center, (626) 744-7311, will remain open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 25 for calls from the public.

Trash, recycling and yard waste pickups will be on the regular schedule, but no bulky item pickups on Memorial Day.

The City’s Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS) and Dial-A-Ride transportation programs will not be in operation on Memorial Day, but will resume regular service on Tuesday, May 26.  All parking meters not posted as a “No Parking” zone will be free on May 25 and time limits will not be enforced during the holiday.  Violations for red curb parking and blocking fire hydrants will continue to be enforced and all enforcement will resume May 26.

The Pasadena Central Library and all branch libraries will be closed Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25, with normal hours resuming May 26.  All Community Centers operated by the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and play.  No site reservations are accepted for the holiday.

The City wishes all to have a safe holiday and to celebrate responsibly as we remember those in military service who made the ultimate sacrifice for the United States of America.

NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: 

William H. Boyer
Pasadena Public Information Officer
City Manager’s Office
(626) 744-4755, wboyer@cityofpasadena.net

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