Administrative offices at City Hall will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The City is partnering with several local organizations to host a series of events to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King. To learn more, visit

Offices or facilities that will be closed or will operate on a revised schedule include:

Airport: Office will be closed, but Jet Air (FBO) will be open regular business hours. Details at 

Animal Care and Adoption Center: Closed.

Oakland Cemetery: Closed.

Landfill and Recycling Center: Closed.

Library: Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Parks and Recreation: Administrative offices closed, but Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, Mercer/Scanlon and pools will be open regular hours. Details at

Parking: Parking will run normal operations. Details at

Police: Patrol and station masters will be on duty. Records and administrative office closed.

Senior Center: Closed. Elder Services will not serve senior meals.

Trash & Recycling: Refuse, recycling, and yard waste will not be picked up on Monday. Residents on the Monday route should have their materials at the curb by 7 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16, although the City cannot determine exactly when items will be collected.

Transit: On Monday, Iowa City Transit will operate on a regular Saturday schedule from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. More information at

Water: The Water Division office will be closed; residents with a water emergency should call the 24-hour emergency line at 319-356-5166 for assistance.

City offices and operations will return to normal schedules on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

For more information, contact Communications Coordinator Shannon McMahon at 319-356-5058 or

A graphic promoting MLK holiday closures.

Date of publication

Thursday, January 11, 2018