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Holiday hours for local governments

Press releases from Alachua County and City of Gainesville

Alachua County

Other than essential services, all Alachua County offices (which are now working remotely), will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021.

Due to the observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, residential curbside collection services for solid waste, recycling, and yard trash will be delayed one day for the entire holiday week. Monday’s regular collection will occur on Tuesday, and so on through the week ending with Friday’s collection on Saturday. Regular collection schedules will resume on Monday, June 7.

The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers, the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station, and the Hazardous Waste Collection Center will also be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. These facilities will resume regular hours of operation on Tuesday, June 1.

City of Gainesville

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, city offices will be closed Monday, May 31.

The Regional Transit System (RTS) will provide its holiday service, which runs between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., to routes 1, 2, 5, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 20, 26, 35, 43, 75 and 711. Please visit the RTS website for more information.

Residential curbside collection for garbage, recycling, and yard trash will not be picked up on the holiday, and will delayed by one day for the rest of the week. 

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