Irma in Cobb: County offices and facilities to remain closed Tuesday

In addition to schools, non-essential Cobb County offices, facilities and courts will remain closed Tuesday in anticipation of severe weather associated with Irma. 

The hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, but heavy rains and high winds are expected to cause damage throughout the metro area.

All parks and recreation facilities, senior centers and libraries will be closed, the county said in a statement. Meals on Wheels deliveries and some transportation services will likewise not be available.  

Cobb Superior Court, Magistrate, Probate and Juvenile courts will be closed. 

A County Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled for Friday, September 22, when the board is expected to adopt its FY18 budget and 2040 comprehensive plan. 

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All CobbLinc public bus services are suspended Tuesday, including paratransit service.

Unincorporated Cobb is serviced by private trash haulers.

The city of Marietta has suspended trash collection and cancelled non-essential services.

In Kennesaw, city operations are closed while emergency services continue. Trash service suspended at noon on Monday. 

Kennesaw’s parks and recreational programs are cancelled Monday and Tuesday.

The city of Smyrna is closed Monday and will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.


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