Labor Day Holiday closings


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Posted Online: Aug. 30, 2013, 9:31 pm
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Local municipal offices are closed Monday. Several have changed garbage collection schedules.

- East Moline: Monday and Tuesday garbage will be picked up Tuesday. Yard waste and all other collections will be on normal schedule.

- Rock Island: Garbage pickup will be one day late all week, and recycling will be on the normal schedule.

- Moline: Garbage and recycling pickup will be one day late all week.

- Davenport: CitiBus closed Monday.Garbage, recycling, bulky waste and yard waste will be picked up one day later all week.

- Bettendorf: Transit buses not operating. Garbage, recycling and yard waste will be one day late all week and should be at the curb by 7 a.m.Palmer Hills Golf Course will be open, weather permitting.

- Waste Commission of Scott County: All sites closed Monday.



























 



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