Holiday Schedules


Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

City offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Sanitation schedules will be adjusted as follows:

Garbage (Household Garbage):
Monday, January 15th and Tuesday, January 16th garbage routes will be collected on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Trash (Yard Debris, etc.):
Monday, January 15th trash route will be collected Tuesday, January 16th. Tuesday, January 16th and Wednesday, January 17th trash routes will be collected Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

If you have any questions or issues regarding Sanitation service, please direct those to Public Works Director Dale Gandy at 334-595-0481 or

We have a new information line for Public Works, which will give you current scheduling information. You may reach them at (334) 595-0888.

The Sanitation Division observes the following major holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr./Robert E. Lee Birthday
  • Presidents' Day*
  • National Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day - open for business citywide & Sanitation runs normal routes
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving*
  • Christmas Day

*Presidents' Day can be used during the Christmas holidays depending on how it falls in the week. The City Council will address the holiday schedule at the end of each fiscal year for the upcoming year.

If a major holiday falls on a Saturday, the Sanitation Division will observe it on the preceding Friday. If the major holiday falls on a Sunday, it will be observed on the following Monday. Routes not collected due to holidays will be picked up the next business day along with the routes for that day.

Check the home page (Upcoming Events) for information regarding scheduling changes pursuant to a holiday.