City offices closed Monday for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Published 7:48 pm Friday, January 13, 2023

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, Suffolk City offices are closed Monday, Jan. 16.

Normal operations resume at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.

The city observes all state-designated holidays. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia and all state offices are closed on this day.

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The Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) Transfer Station in Suffolk and the regional landfill remain open from 8 a.m. until noon Monday, Jan. 16.

Suffolk Transit operates on a normal schedule on Monday, Jan. 16.

All Suffolk Joint Use Recreation Centers  — Kings Fork, Creekside, Northern Shores, Oakland, Booker T. Washington, Mack Benn, Jr. — are closed Monday, Jan. 16. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and Whaleyville Recreation Center are closed Monday, Jan. 16, as is the Suffolk Parks & Recreation administration office.

Suffolk’s four major parks — Lone Star Lakes, Lake Meade, Sleepy Hole, Bennett’s Creek — remain open Monday, Jan. 16.  However, no park attendant is on duty.

The Suffolk Art Gallery is closed Monday, January 16.

All Suffolk City Libraries — Morgan Memorial, North Suffolk, Chuckatuck — are closed Monday, Jan. 16. Morgan Memorial and North Suffolk Libraries reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 17.

The Suffolk Visitor Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16. The Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum also is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16.

The Suffolk Executive Airport terminal is unmanned Monday, Jan. 16. The airfield, self-service fuel island, and restaurant remain open Monday, Jan. 16.