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Posted on: January 10, 2023

[ARCHIVED] MLK Jr. Day Operating Hours and Closings

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City Facilities Closed Monday, Jan. 16

DENTON, TX, Jan. 10, 2023 - City of Denton facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, 2023 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities. 

Parks and Recreation
The City of Denton Parks and Recreation Department is co-sponsoring an MLK Jr. Day celebration. For additional information, visit 

The MLK Jr. Rec Center, North Lakes Rec Center, Denia Rec Center, Denton Senior Center, ALH Senior Center, Denton Civic Center, Goldfield Tennis Center and Denton Natatorium will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16. All will resume standard business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

North Lakes Driving Range will remain open. 


All libraries will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, and will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 17. 

Solid Waste and Recycling

There will be no curbside trash, recycling, home chemical collection or yard waste collection on Monday, Jan. 16. Collection will be delayed one day during the week. The City of Denton Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to noon.

Animal Services

The Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16. To report an animal non-emergency, call (940) 349-8181 and select option 8. In case of an emergency, call 911.

Public Safety

Public safety personnel will be on duty during the holiday. The Denton Police Department non-emergency number is (940) 349-8181, and in case of an emergency, call 911.


Customer Service will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16. To report a utility service emergency, call Utilities dispatch at (940) 349-7000.


Denton Enterprise Airport administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16. The air traffic control tower will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the airfield will remain open 24 hours per day. Airport Operations is available 24/7 at (940) 349-7722.

On behalf of the City of Denton employees, have a safe and happy holiday.


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