Most Town Departments To Close For Holiday Observance

By Staff Reports

(Apple Valley)–Apple Valley Town Hall will be closed Friday, December 21 through Tuesday, January 1 for the holiday season. The Town will reopen on Wednesday, January 2. The Police Department will operate as usual. Essential services will still be performed and building inspections only will be offered Friday, December 21, 26 to 28 and 31 during the closure. To schedule an inspection call (760) 961-7074.

In case of emergency: For life-threatening emergencies please call 9-1-1. For emergencies concerning sewer, water, flooding, traffic signs or signals, vicious dogs, dogs with life-threatening injuries, or emergencies regarding a town facility, please call the Town after-hours dispatch number at (760) 961-6001.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center will be closed December 22 but will hold regular operating hours on December 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Town of Apple Valley Animal Shelter will be closed December 23 to 25 and from December 30 to January 1. For animal emergencies during closures call the Town dispatch number at (760) 961-6001.  Calls for service will be screened to determine urgency. Special arrangements will be made for turning in strays or picking up lost pets at the shelter or in the field. If your pet gets loose, contact the shelter immediately at 240-7000 x 7555; leave a message with a complete description and contact information. If your pet has been turned in to the shelter and the shelter is contacted, but the pet cannot be returned immediately you will not be charged for boarding that day. This does not include the holidays or weekends.

The Town Council approved this holiday closure to save operating costs as well as reduce paid leave liability. For non-emergency inquiries we encourage the public to visit our homepage at www.AppleValley.org and click “Let us Know.”

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