Other than essential services, all Alachua County offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of Juneteenth. Juneteenth is a holiday celebrated on June 19 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved people in the US.
Residential curbside collection services for solid waste, recycling, and yard trash will not be affected by the holiday.
The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers, the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station, and the Hazardous Waste Collection Center will be open during regularly scheduled hours on Monday.
The Office of Waste Collection will be closed on Monday, June 20, and will resume regular schedules on Tuesday, June 21.
For more information, contact Alachua County Solid Waste & Resource Recovery Director Gus Olmos at 352-338-3233.
Alachua County Animal Resources and Care Offices hours will not be affected by Juneteenth. However, the shelter and offices will be closed on Monday, June 20 (their regular schedule).
During this time, Animal Resources and Care officers will continue to respond, as they do 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays, to matters affecting public safety and animals in immediate danger. Citizens should dial 911 to report such emergencies on Sundays, holidays, and between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. nightly. During regular hours (Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding holidays), the in-house Animal Services officer dispatch can be reached at 352-264-6870, option 1.
Visit the Animal Resources and Care website
to see the selection of shelter pets awaiting adoption. The website also has information on fostering and other volunteer opportunities. The shelter is open to the public from Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Alachua County Resources and Care at 352-264-6870.