City closures planned for Labor Day

Brian Coddington, Communications Director, 509.625.6740

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:56 p.m.

In observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2, City Hall will be closed along with other City facilities, including the garbage transfer stations and Waste-to-Energy facility. Parking meters don’t have to be plugged on Monday, and garbage pickup and curbside recycling will be a day late all week.

All Spokane Public Library branches will be closed on Monday, September 2, and the East Side, Hillyard, and Indian Trail branches also will be closed on Tuesday, September 3, in observance of Memorial Day. Since those library branches are normally closed on Mondays, the holiday is observed on Tuesday. Spokane Municipal Court also is closed Monday.

The Spokane City Council briefing session and legislative meeting for September 2 have been cancelled. The Council will hold its next weekly briefing session and legislative meeting on Monday, September 9, at 3:30 and 6 p.m. respectively in the City Council Chambers in the lower level of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Meetings also are shown live on CityCable 5, the City’s government-access cable station, and are streamed on the web at

Meanwhile, the Riverfront Park attractions, including the Imax Theater, Spokane Falls Skyride, Pavilion rides, Tour Train, and Carousel, are open on Labor Day and throughout the weekend. Go to for information on hours of operation.

City golf courses also are open; for more information, go to