· Long Beach City Hall will be closed on Friday, Dec. 25, 2015, and on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. www.longbeach.gov
· Refuse and Recycling will not be collected on Friday, Dec. 25, and on Friday, Jan. 1. Collection will be delayed by one day, occurring Saturday, Dec. 26, and Saturday, Jan. 2. www.longbeach-recycles.org
· Street Sweeping and associated parking control will not occur on Dec. 25 or on Jan. 1. Street Sweeping will occur on its regular schedule before and after the holidays with no delays or make-ups, including on Dec. 24 and on Dec. 31. www.longbeach-recycles.org
· Read your parking meter.
· New smart parking meters in Long Beach display days and hours of operations – and also when they are exempt – on large backlit screens.
· Meters with holiday exemptions will not be enforced on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. In these same areas, time limits at green and yellow colored curbs will not be enforced on Dec. 25 and Jan 1.
· Parking meters and all infractions, including time limits at colored curbs, will be enforced as usual on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. www.longbeach.gov/parking/meters.
· All Long Beach Public Libraries will close at 5 pm on Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, and will be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. All libraries will re-open to the public at 10 am on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. www.lbpl.org
Friday, December 25, 2015, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016
· Fire stations and Lifeguard stations
· Main Police Station Front Desk
· Animal Care Services and spcaLA (Lost pets can be redeemed by appointment only by calling 562-570-PETS)
· Career Transition Center
· Center for Working Families
· City Hall
· Citizen Police Complaint Commission
· Code Enforcement services
· Fire Headquarters, Support Services (ECOC), Fire Prevention, & Operations, including Marine Safety Administration
· Gas Services (Emergencies: 570-2140)
· Health Department and Health facilities
· Marina offices
· Park offices, City pools, Senior Center (4th and Orange)
· El Dorado Nature Center
· Neighborhood Resource Center
· Police Administration
· Street Sweeping
· Refuse and Recycling Collection (delayed by one day for Friday customers)
· Water Department (Emergencies: 570-2390)
El Dorado Regional Park is closed on Dec. 25, and open on Jan. 1. www.longbeach.gov/park
The City’s annual holiday “Treecycling” Tree Recycling program gives residents a chance to dispose of trees free of charge while keeping the trees out of the trash after the holidays.
From Dec. 26, 2014 through Jan. 8, 2016 residents can drop off trees at several locations throughout the City, as shown on www.longbeach-recycles.org. Residents with City refuse service can leave their trees out where trash is normally collected by 7:00 am on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.
All trees must have decorations and stands removed, and trees over 12 feet tall should be cut in half.