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11/18/2016 Member News
City Facilities Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT:
Linda Kinsey, 727-893-7039 or 893-7465

City Facilities Closed For Thanksgiving Holiday
THURSDAY TRASH & RECYCLING PICKUP WILL BE WEDNESDAY INSTEAD

St. Petersburg, Fla. (November 18, 2016) – Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no Thursday trash or recycling pickup for residential customers in St. Petersburg. Instead, Thursday collections will be made on Wednesday for both regular trash as well as recycling. Monday, Tuesday and Friday collections remain the same.

Three public golf courses - Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links, and Twin Brooks - are the only city facilities OPEN on Thanksgiving Day.

Some city facilities will be closed to the public both Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, including: City Hall and Municipal Services Center downtown, Coliseum box office and business office, The Greenhouse, Enoch Davis Center, Jamestown Apartments and Townhomes office, Dwight H. Jones Neighborhood Center, seven community libraries, recreation centers, Sunshine Center and Sunken Gardens business offices.

City facilities closed Thursday, but OPEN for business on Friday, November 25 include Boyd Hill Nature Preserve; Coliseum (Gem, Jewelry, Bead Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.); Mahaffey Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Arts; Municipal beach concession stand (on Gulf Blvd. in Treasure Island); Municipal Marina Ship’s Store; North Shore Aquatic Complex; Sanitation department Brush Sites; and Sunken Gardens attraction.

For a complete list of closings online, visit www.stpete.org/holidays.

EARLY CLOSINGS. The West Community Library at St. Petersburg College Gibbs campus will be closed Wednesday through Saturday, November 23 to 26. The Coliseum is open Friday to Sunday for a Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

RESIDENTIAL TRASH & RECYCLING SERVICE REMINDER. During the holiday week of November 21 to 25, St. Petersburg’s residential trash and recycling collections normally made on Thursday will be made on Wednesday. Collections on Monday, Tuesday and Friday remain the same. Brush sites will be closed on Thursday but will be OPEN regular hours on Friday.

For water or sewer emergency service, call the Water Resources Department at 893-7261.
For Police, fire or medical emergencies, dial 9-1-1.