The City of Arkansas City will shift to a four-day sanitation schedule next week due to the closure of all City offices Wednesday in observance of Independence Day.

The Cowley County Landfill also will be closed Wednesday for Independence Day.

All of Monday’s and Tuesday’s routes will be collected normally.

All of Wednesday’s route and part of Thursday’s route will be collected Thursday. The part of Thursday’s route to be collected that day is from Birch Avenue north to Kansas Avenue and from Sixth Street west to 15th Street. (Please see accompanying map for full detail of pickup areas.)

The remainder of Thursday’s route and all of Friday’s routes will be collected as scheduled.

Monday’s and Tuesday’s routes will be unaffected by this holiday disruption.

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.

This information was provided by City of Arkansas City Public Information Officer Andrew Lawson.