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Alachua County Juneteenth hours and waste collection

Updated on June 13 with a correction to the hours for the Office of Waste Collection.

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Other than essential services, all Alachua County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.

The holiday will not affect residential curbside collection services for solid waste, recycling, and yard trash.

The Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station and the Hazardous Waste Collection Center will remain open during regularly scheduled hours on Wednesday.

The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers and the Office of Waste Collection will be closed on Wednesday and ​will resume their regular schedules (the Rural Collection Centers will be closed and the Office of Waste Collection will be open) ​on Thursday, June 20.

Alachua County Animal Resources will close on Wednesday and will reopen on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Animal Resources officers respond 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays, to matters affecting public safety and animals in immediate danger. Citizens should dial 911 to report such emergencies on Sundays, holidays, and between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. nightly. 

During regular hours (Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., excluding holidays), Animal Resources can be reached at 352-264-6870.

  • I cannot believe the elite admins are making laborers work on Juneteenth. It’s like a caste system 🤔🧐

    • Our laborers have the day off. The solid waste workers are not county employees, and their employers decide what holidays to take off.

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