OTTUMWA — With Independence Day falling on a Saturday, several Ottumwa offices will be closing Friday to observe the holiday.
• Departments at Ottumwa City Hall will be closed Friday. The city’s health and inspections department will be open reduced holiday hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday this week.
• Ottumwa Water and Hydro offices will be closed Friday.
• The Ottumwa, Calvary and Jewish Cemetery office will be closed Friday.
• The Ottumwa Public Library will be closed Friday and Saturday.
• The Ottumwa/Wapello Recycling Center and Landfill will be open until 3 p.m. Friday and closed Saturday.
• Friday’s trash and recycling will be collected on Thursday. All yard waste, bulky items, and county trash and recycling will be collected on Tuesday.
• The Beach Ottumwa will be open on July 4 from noon to 8 p.m., weather permitting. Park hours are subject to change due to weather.