City buildings closed Tuesday



All Baltimore City buildings with the exception of Police Headquarters will be closed Tuesday to mourn the passing of former Gov. and Mayor William Donald Schaefer. The Board of Estimates approved making Tuesday a furlough day for city employees. The furlough day had originally been scheduled for May 27. Trash and recycling will be picked up, but bulk trash pickups will not be made. Trash drop-off centers will be closed. Residents will not be able to pay bills or obtain permits at city offices. Some bills can be paid online at http://www.baltimorecity.gov. Parking meters will be in effect.

Source: Baltimore Department of Public Works



Funeral information



Details for public services for William Donald Schaefer:

Schaefer will lie in state at the State House in Annapolis on Monday. The public is invited from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. His body will then be taken past several Baltimore sites that are part of his legacy, including Camden Yards, M&T Bank Stadium and the Inner Harbor.

The former mayor's body will then be brought to Baltimore's City Hall to lie in state in the rotunda. The public is invited to pay their respects from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Old St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 233 N. Charles St. in downtown Baltimore. Schaefer will be entombed at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium after the funeral.

Source: Maryland Governor's Office

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