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Sanitation shifts to three-day schedule next week due to holiday

City of Ark City offices closed Nov. 28-29 for Thanksgiving; will reopen Dec. 2

City of Arkansas City logoARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (Nov. 19, 2019) The City of Arkansas City will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all City offices Nov. 28-29 for Thanksgiving.

The Cowley County Landfill and the F Street Limb Disposal and Compost Site also will be closed Nov. 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.

All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s route will be collected Nov. 25.

ThanksgivingThe part of Tuesday’s route to be collected Monday is from Madison Avenue south to the Mill Canal, from Summit Street east to E Street and southeast through Sleeth Addition, and from Summit Street east to C Street between Birch Avenue and the C Street Canal.

(Please see accompanying map for full detail of pickup areas.)

The remainder of Tuesday’s route, all of Wednesday’s route and part of Thursday’s route will be collected Nov. 26. The part of Thursday’s route to be collected Tuesday is from Birch Avenue north to Kansas Avenue and from Sixth Street west to 15th Street.

The remainder of Thursday’s route and Friday’s entire route will be collected Nov. 27.

All refuse should be placed at normal pickup locations by 6 a.m. on the scheduled day of pickup.

There will be no return pickups. No recycling will be collected Nov. 30. Saturday recycling has been permanently discontinued and residents will have to use one of the three recycling trailers.