City offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, in observance of Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day. We will reopen Tuesday, June 21, at 8 a.m.
Juneteenth, officially celebrated each year on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, marking the end of slavery in the United States. Congress passed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday on June 16, 2021.
- City Hall and the Library will be closed June 20.
- Garbage service will remain on schedule, with household waste picked up on Monday
- All public safety services, including police, fire and emergency response, will continue to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Utility payments will be accepted online, in the drop box located at the west end of the City Hall parking lot, or by mail to 195 Christobal Road N., Mary Esther, FL 32569
- For water or sewer emergencies, please contact the on-call operator at 850-496-1739