Arkansas City shifts to a four-day sanitation schedule this week due to the closure of City offices Friday, 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, maening there will be no recycling. 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 Saturday, July 4. Today and Tuesday’s entire routes will be unaffected. All of Wednesday’s route and part of Thursday’s route will be collected Wednesday. 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 Thursday, July 2. 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.