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Veterans Day closings


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Posted Online: Nov. 09, 2012, 9:12 pm
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While Veterans Day will not change garbage pickup in Moline or municipal services or hours in Rock Island, holiday observances Monday will bring changes in Davenport and Bettendorf.

The Scott County Waste Commission facilities will be closed Monday, reopening for its regular schedule on Tuesday.

Davenport municipal offices, its Public Works Center, the VanderVeer Conservatory and the Adler Theatre box office will be closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day. The police department front desk and lobby area also will be closed.

The main, Fairmount and Eastern branches of the Davenport library will be closed on Monday. The DavenportParks and Recreation Department's administrative offices will be closed, but the River's Edge facility will be open Sunday and Monday.

Timed parking will not be enforced Monday in Davenport, and there will be no charge to park at the Redstone parking ramp, 101 Main St.; the RiverCenter parking ramp, 102 E. 2nd St.; and the Harrison Street parking ramp, 202 Harrison St.

The compost facility will be closed Monday.Garbage, recycling, bulky waste and yard waste will be picked up one day later all week, with pickups scheduled on Friday picked up Saturday.

Regular week-day CitiBus service will be provided on Monday, November 12.

Bettendorf city offices and the Community Center offices will be closed Monday. There will be no solid waste collection Monday, with all solid waste collections moved one day later in the week to include Saturday.

The Bettendorf Public Library will be open 1-5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday.The Family Museum will be open noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, with classes scheduled. Free admission will be offered 5-8 p.m. Monday.

TheLife Fitness Center will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday.The Palmer Hills Golf Course will be open, weather permitting, with thePalmer Grill open from sunrise to sunset, weather permitting.

Transit buses will operate on their normal schedule.




















 




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