Pasadena residents and businesses are reminded that City Hall and many City services will be closed on Monday, September 2, 2013 in observance of Labor Day.
The City Council's next regularly scheduled meeting will be Monday, September 9.
Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will continue to be staffed for all patrol, jail, fire, paramedic and other emergency services. Public Safety officials also will be on extra alert for illegal fireworks and related activities. For any life-threatening emergencies, always remember to call 9-1-1.
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 Customer Service Call Center will be closed for the holiday, but customers can access their accounts and make payments by phone at (626) 744-4005 or online at www.PWPweb.com. The City's Municipal Services Payment Center at City Hall also will be closed on Labor Day.
During the week of September 2, refuse and recycling service will be postponed one day. Monday pickup service will be on Tuesday, Tuesday pickup on Wednesday, Wednesday pickup on Thursday, Thursday service on Friday and Friday pickup on Saturday. There will be no bulky item pickups on Saturday.
All Pasadena Public Library sites will be closed on Sunday, September 1 and Monday, September 2.
The City's ARTS (Area Rapid Transit Service) and Dial-A-Ride transportation programs will not be operating, but will resume normal schedules again on September 3. All parking meters are free and parking time limits will not be enforced on September 2, however, violations for red curb parking and blocking fire hydrants will continue to be issued.
All Recreation and Community Centers operated by the City's Human Services and Recreation Department will be closed on Labor Day, but all parks will be open for picnics, fun and festivities. No site reservations are accepted on holidays.
Labor Day Weekend also will be the last weekend of the summer season to enjoy the water play facility at La Pintoresca Park, 45 E. Washington Blvd. The water play facility will be closed beginning September 5 and will re-open next Memorial Day Weekend, 2014.
The City wishes all residents to enjoy Labor Day and to celebrate responsibly. Any suspicious activity should be reported to the Pasadena Police Department. "If You See Something, Say Something" is an instrumental component in working to keep the Pasadena community safe, every day.
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