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Many city services closed Jan. 2 because of Sunday holiday

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Signal Hill City Hall will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2 because of New Year’s Day falling on a Sunday.

The City of Long Beach has announced that the following will take effect for the New Year holiday.
Long Beach City Hall will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2. Also, street sweeping and associated parking control will not occur that day.

New smart parking meters in Long Beach display days and hours of operations— and also when they are exempt— on backlit screens. Meters with holiday exemptions will not be enforced on Sunday, Jan. 1. In these same areas, time limits at green and yellow colored curbs will not be enforced on Sunday, Jan. 1. Red, white and blue curbs are enforced every day. All parking rules and regulations relating to enforcement of meters, time zones and colored curbs will be enforced on Saturday, Dec. 31 and Monday, Jan. 2.

All Long Beach public libraries will be closed Saturday, Dec. 31 and Sunday, Jan. 1. All libraries are closed on Mondays, per their normal schedule. The library catalog, downloads, and databases are available 24/7 at

Animal Care Services will be closed on Sunday, Jan. 1. It is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, per its normal schedule.

Refuse and recycling collection will occur on its regular schedule over the holidays.

On Monday, Jan. 2, fire stations and lifeguard stations and the main police station front desk will be open.

However, the following will be closed:

· 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
· Gas Services (Emergencies: 570-2140)
· Health Department and Health facilities
· Libraries
· Marina offices
· Park offices, community centers, City pools, senior center (4th and Orange)
· El Dorado Nature Center
· Neighborhood Resource Center
· Police administration
· Water Department [Emergencies: (562)570-2390]

El Dorado Regional Park will be closed on Sunday, Jan. 1.

The City’s annual holiday 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 through Jan. 6, residents can drop off trees at several locations throughout the City, as shown on Residents with City refuse service can leave their trees out where trash is normally collected by 7am on Saturday, Jan. 7. All trees must have decorations and stands removed, and trees over 12 feet tall should be cut in half.

Source: Cities of SH, LB

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Many city services closed Jan. 2 because of Sunday holiday