Ark City moving to four day sanitation schedule this week

The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule this week due to the closure of all City offices Thursday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day. The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Thursday for Veterans Day. The F Street Limb Disposal and Compost Site will be closed both Thursday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 12. The joint Ark City/Winfield Recycling Operations Center in Strother Field is not be affected by this holiday and will remain open for drop-offs from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13. All of Monday’s and Tuesday’s sanitation routes will be collected normally this week. All of Wednesday’s route and part of Thursday’s route will be collected Wednesday, Nov. 10. The part of Thursday’s route to be collected Wednesday is from Birch Avenue north to Kansas Avenue and from Sixth Street west to 15th Street.The remainder of Thursday’s route and all of Friday’s routes will be collected Friday, Nov. 12. All refuse should be placed at normal pickup locations by 6 a.m. on the scheduled day of pickup. There will be no return pickups!