Monday, Nov. 12 is the state and federal holiday to observe Veterans Day.
City trash and recycling routes normally collected on Mondays will be picked up one day later, on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Bulky items and yard waste normally collected on Tuesdays will be picked up on Thursday, Nov. 15. All customers are reminded to have their items set out on the curb by 4 a.m. on their collection day.
County customers for city trash collection will be picked up on Thursday as usual the week of Veterans Day. Collection on Thanksgiving week will be on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Please note the earlier date for Thanksgiving.
City offices and facilities closed for the holiday include:
• City of Ottumwa departments and offices at City Hall will be closed.
• The Ottumwa Police Department Records Desk will be closed.
• Ottumwa Water and Hydro offices will be closed.
• The Ottumwa, Calvary and Jewish Cemetery office at 1302 N. Court St. will be closed.
• Ottumwa/Wapello Recycling Center and the Ottumwa/Wapello Landfill will be closed.
• The Ottumwa Public Library will be closed.
The Ottumwa Transit buses will be operating regular routes and schedules on the holiday.
The Ottumwa Courier will publish a newspaper that day and the business office will be open.