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Election Day changes to leaf & brush pickup; holiday trash schedule changes for Veterans Day

On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, there will be no leaf and brush collection for the city’s northland district. Instead, leaf and brush collection scheduled for Nov. 3 will be collected on Wednesday, Nov. 4. There are no schedule changes for trash, recycling and bulky-item pickup on Election Day.

“We want to make sure all our Solid Waste Services employees have the opportunity to exercise their right to vote,” said Michael Shaw, Solid Waste Services division manager.

City employees may request time off to vote if their work schedules conflict with hours the polls are open. Additionally, the City Council has approved eight hours of pay for City employees who get training and work at the polls on Election Day.

The following week is the Veterans Day holiday, Wednesday, Nov. 11. City offices are closed, therefore, trash/recycling services and leaf and brush collection are on the holiday schedule. There will be no trash/recycling or leaf and brush collection Wednesday, Nov. 11. Trash/recycling and leaf and brush normally collected Wednesday, Nov. 11 will be collected on Thursday, Nov. 12. Thursday’s collection will be on Friday and Friday’s collection will be on Saturday, Nov. 13.

For more information, media can contact Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department Communications/Community Liaison John Baccala at (816) 513-3202.


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