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Posted on: January 12, 2018

ACC Solid Waste, Animal Control, Leisure Services, Transit & Other Schedules for MLK Holiday

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Animal Control

  • The Animal Control Shelter will be closed Mon., Jan. 15 and will resume regular hours on Tues., Jan. 16.
  • Animal Control officers will not be available for non-emergency calls Mon., Jan. 15. Non-emergency service calls will resume on Tues., Jan. 16.
  • Emergency services – such as an animal bite, a seriously sick or injured animal, or an animal trapped inside a living space of a home – will be provided throughout the holidays by calling 911.

For more information, contact Animal Control at 706-613-3540 or www.athensclarkecounty.com/animalcontrol.


Leisure Services

  • Facilities will be closed Mon., Jan. 15 and will reopen on Tues., Jan. 16 under regular hours of operation.
  • Parks will be open on Mon., Jan. 15 during limited hours of 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Parks will reopen on Tues., Jan. 16 under regular hours of operation.

For more information, contact the Leisure Services Department at 706-613-3625 or visit www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure.


MLK Day of Service

Athenians are invited to honor Dr. King's legacy at the 2018 Athens-Clarke County Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 15. This year’s kick-off celebration will take place from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Clarke Central High School gymnasium located at 350 South Milledge Avenue. Individuals will volunteer at 14 sites throughout the community from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. including Books for Keeps, Boulevard Woods Park, Brooklyn Cemetery, Loop 1 Daffodil Project, West Broad Market Garden, and others. For more information, visit www.athensclarkecounty.com/mlkday or call 706-613-3440.


Solid Waste

  • Solid Waste offices will be closed on Mon., Jan. 15.
  • Residential garbage and recycling will be delayed by one day. Normal Monday collection will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday, Wednesday collection on Thursday, Thursday collection on Friday, and Friday collection on Saturday.
  • Downtown district commercial curbside, roll cart and dumpster garbage and recycling services will be collected as regularly scheduled. 
  • All other commercial curbside, roll cart and dumpster garbage and recycling services will be delayed by one day. Normal Monday collection will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday, Wednesday collection on Thursday, Thursday collection on Friday, and Friday collection on Saturday.
  • Leaf & limb collection will delay pickup by one day, beginning on Tues., Jan. 16 through Sat., Jan. 20 in Area C.
  • The recycling center will be closed Mon., Jan. 15. It will resume its regular operating schedule of 7:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 16.
  • The landfill will be closed Mon., Jan. 15. It will resume its regular operating schedule of 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 16.
  • The CHaRM site will be closed Mon., Jan. 15 and is not open on Tuesdays. It will resume its regular operating schedule on Wed., Jan. 17 from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

For more information, contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501 or visit www.athensclarkecounty.com/solidwaste.


Transit

  • Athens Transit will be closed on Mon., Jan. 15. It will resume normal weekday operations on Tues., Jan. 16.

For more information, contact Athens Transit System at 706-613-3430 or visit www.athensclarkecounty.com/transit.


Other Offices

All general departmental administrative offices and facilities (City Hall, Courthouse, Satula Avenue Building, Dougherty Street Governmental Building) will be closed on Mon., Jan. 15. Regular hours of operation will resume Tues., Jan. 16.

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