OTTUMWA — In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, many offices and services will be closed or altered.
City of Ottumwa departments and offices at City Hall as well as all Wapello County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.
Weekly curbside trash and recycling collection dates inside city limits are not affected by the holiday. Rural trash and recycling customers normally collected Thursdays will be collected on Tuesday.
Thursday yard waste and bulky item collection (north of the Des Moines River) will be moved up to Tuesday for the holiday week. Customers needing bulky item pick up need to call in before 4pm on Tuesday is the last day of curbside yard waste pickup for the year; it will resume again in April.
The Ottumwa/ Wapello Landfill and Recycling Center will be closed Thursday but will be open regular hours Friday and Saturday.
The Ottumwa, Calvary and Jewish Cemetery office at 1302 N. Court St. will be closed Thursday and Friday.
The Ottumwa Public Library will be closed Thursday and Friday. There will be no pre-school story time on Friday. The Library will be open regular hours Saturday.
Ottumwa Transit buses will not be operating Thursday, and the Transit office will also be closed Thursday. Transit buses resume regular routes and schedules Friday.
Ottumwa Water and Hydro Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.