Some changes for Arkansas City residents, as the city will shift to a three-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all City offices Dec. 24-25 in observance of Christmas. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas Day. Here’s how it will work… All of Monday’s route and part of Tuesday’s route will be collected Wednesday, Dec. 26.
The part of Tuesday’s route to be collected Wednesday 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. The remainder of Tuesday’s route, all of Wednesday’s route and part of Thursday’s route will be collected Thursday, Dec. 27. The part of Thursday’s route to be collected Thursday 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 Friday, Dec. 28. 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 Saturday, Dec. 22. The F Street Limb Disposal and Compost Site also will be closed Dec. 24-25 for Christmas.
Due to the holiday, utility bills will not be due until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Source: VNC News