City Hall and other City of Iowa City offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2017 for Memorial Day. 

Other holiday closures or schedule adjustments are as follows:

Airport: Office closed. Jet Air (FBO) will operate regular hours. Details at

Animal Care and Adoption Center: Closed.

Oakland Cemetery: Office closed on Memorial Day. 
For information on the schedule for placing and picking up grave decorations for Memorial Day, visit

Memorial Day services scheduled in Iowa City on Monday, May 29 are as follows:

  • 8:30 a.m.,Ceremony at Park Road Bridge, in memory of soldiers and sailors lost at sea. 
  • 9:30 a.m., Service at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown Street, at the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) lot, located at the flag pole near the Brown Street entrance.
  • 11 a.m., Service at Memory Gardens Cemetery, 2600 Muscatine Avenue. 

Landfill: Closed.

Library: Closed.

Parking: Public parking ramps will be open, but cashier attendants will not be on duty. Fees will not be charged at ramps or street meters on Memorial Day.

Parks & Recreation: The Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center and Mercer Park Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gym facilities will be open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Pools at both centers will open at 1 p.m. Administrative offices will be closed. 

Opening day for City Park pool and the Wetherby, Fairmeadows, and Tower Court park splash features is scheduled for Saturday, June 3.

Police: Normal operations. Records and administrative offices closed.

Senior Center: Closed. Senior meals will not be served or delivered.

Trash & Recycling: Garbage, recycling, and yard waste will not be collected on Memorial Day. Residents on the Monday route should have materials at the curb by 7 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30, although the City cannot determine exactly when items will be collected. Residents whose pick-up days are Tuesday through Friday should follow their normal schedule.

Transit: Closed. City buses will not operate on Memorial Day.

Water: Closed. In case of a water emergency, call the 24-hour emergency line at 319-356-5166.

Normal City operations will resume on Tuesday, May 30. 

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

Date of publication

Monday, May 22, 2017