Alachua County and City of Gainesville announce 4th of July weekend schedules

Fireworks in night sky
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Alachua County
Other than emergency services, all Alachua County government offices will be closed on Friday, July 3rd, in observance of the Independence Day Holiday.
The Animal Services shelter will be open on Friday, July 3rd, but closed on Saturday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.
Animal Services’ Officers respond 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays, to matters affecting public safety and animals in immediate danger. Citizens should dial 911 to report such emergencies on Sundays, holidays, and between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. nightly.
During regular hours (Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding holidays), Alachua County Animal Services can be reached at 352-264-6870.
Residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling, and yard trash will not be affected due to the observance of Independence Day on Saturday, July 4th.
The Office of Waste Collection, the Hazardous Waste Collection Center, the five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers, and the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, July 4th.
All services will resume their normal schedule on Monday, July 6th.

For more information, contact Alachua County Waste Collection Manager Patrick Irby at 352-338-3233.

City of Gainesville 
In observance of the July 4th holiday, city offices will be closed Friday, July 3. Additionally, RTS will run its holiday service, which will run between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.  
Please visit the RTS website and schedule pages for more information. Gainesville’s curbside residential collection service for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will not be picked up on the holiday and will be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July! 

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