Media Release

Independence Day Schedules

Monday, June 29, 2015 3:30 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – Other than emergency services, all Alachua County government offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015, in observance of the Independence Day Holiday.

Animal Services

In observation of the Independence Day holiday, the Alachua County Animal Services Department will be closed on Saturday, July 4. The department will resume its normal hours of operation on Tuesday, July 7.

For more information about Animal Services, contact Alachua County Animal Services Director, Vernon Sawyer at 352-264-6870.

Curbside Waste Collection/Collection Centers

Residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling and yard trash will not be affected due to the observance of Independence Day on Saturday, July 4.

The Office of Waste Collection, The Hazardous Waste Collection Center, The five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers and the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, July 4. All services will resume their normal schedule on Monday, July 6.

For more information about waste collection, contact Alachua County Waste Collection Manager, Milton Towns at 352-338-3233.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).