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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

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

City offices, recycling to be closed July 3 in observance of Independence Day

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (June 26, 2020) The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of City offices July 3 in observance of Independence Day.

The Cowley County Landfill and the Ark City/Winfield Recycling Operations Center in Strother Field will be closed July 3-4 in observance of Independence Day. Thus, there will be no recycling next week.

(The joint recycling center will reopen for drop-offs from 8 a.m. to noon on July 10 and July 11.)

The F Street Limb Disposal and Compost Site in Ark City also will be closed July 4.

Independence Day 2020Monday’s and Tuesday’s entire routes will be unaffected by this holiday disruption.

All of Wednesday’s route and part of Thursday’s route will be collected July 1.

The part of Thursday’s route to be collected Wednesday 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 July 2.

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

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.