Graphic saying City offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, and Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, for Thanksgiving.

Administrative offices at City Hall and other facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Curbside garbage, recycling, and organic waste will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day, but will be collected on Friday. Detailed schedule changes and other office closures are below: 

Airport: Office closed both days.

  • Jet Air available 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Thursday, Regular Hours on Friday
  • After hours callout (for a fee)
  • 24 hour self service available

Animal Care and Adoption Center: Closed both days. 

Cemetery: Office closed both days. 

Artificial wreaths and flowers, or other decorations may be placed on graves for the holidays. These materials will remain in place through February. If not claimed, they will be removed.

Landfill and Recycling Center: Closed Thursday. Open regular hours Friday, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 1

Library: Closing at 5 p.m. Wednesday; closed Thursday; Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday.

ICPL Bookmobile: No Bookmobile service on Wednesday and Thursday. 

Parking: Office closed both days. 

  • Ramps and meters will not be enforced on Thursday. 
  • Ramps will be free on Friday, normal enforcement on-street. 
  • Ramps will be free on Saturday for Small Business Saturday, normal enforcement on-street.

Parks and Recreation: Administrative offices closed both days. All facilities closed Thursday.  Recreation centers will be open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and pools 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. 

Police: Administration and Records offices closed. Patrol and station masters on duty. 

Refuse, Recycling, and Organics: No curbside collection on Thursday. Normal operations Friday. 

Residents on Thursday and Friday routes: have materials to the curb by 7 a.m. Friday. Reduce holiday waste: compost at the curb. More:

Senior Center: Closed both days. No senior meals. Closing at 5 p.m. Wednesday, open at 8 a.m. Saturday. 

Transit: No service Thursday. Saturday schedules in place Friday/Saturday at no cost to riders. 

No free shuttle service Monday, Nov. 25- Friday, Nov. 29 due to UI Thanksgiving break. 

Water: Closed both days. For a water emergency, call the 24-hour emergency line at 319-356-5166. 

City offices and operations will return to normal schedules on Monday, Dec. 1. 

Date of publication

Wednesday, November 20, 2019