District of columbia and Maryland state government offices will be closed today in observance of the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, while state government agencies and some county and city government offices in Virginia will be closed in commemoration of confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson.

All U.S. government agencies will remain open, but supervisors have been encouraged to authorize annual leave for employees wishing to attend observances for King

County government offices in Prince George's, Loudoun, Prince William, Howard, Anne Arundel counties and Fairfax City will be closed. The Vienna Town Hall also will be closed, but the Town Council's work session will be held in the evening as scheduled. All other city and county government offices in the suburbs will be open.

Public schools in all jurisdictions except Montgomery County, will remain open.

Trash collection in the District of Columbia for Monday and Tuesday will be delayed one day. Trash collection in Anne Arundel and Howard counties will occur on the next regularly scheduled day. Trash service will be normal in Prince George's County and Fairfax City, but there will be no trash pick up today in Vienna.

Courts will be closed in Fairfax, Arlington and Alexandria.

While parking restrictions in the District of Columbia generally will be lifted, rush hour parking limitations will be enforced. Metro buses and trains will run on regular weekday schedules.