Media Release

County Closings and Waste Collection for Veterans Day

Monday, November 9, 2015 3:30 PM

​ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Other than emergency services, all Alachua County Offices will be closed on Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. Alachua County Animal Services will also be closed on November 11. Animal Services officers will be on-call only for emergencies through the non-emergency number 352-955-1818.

Residential curbside collection service for solid waste, recycling, and yard trash will not be affected by the Veterans Day holiday. The regular schedule for these services will occur on Wednesday, November 11. The Transfer Station at the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and the five Alachua County Rural Collection Centers will be open during their regularly scheduled hours.

The Office of Waste Collection and the Hazardous Waste Center at the Leveda Brown Environmental Park will be closed on Wednesday. They will reopen on Thursday, November 12.

For more information, 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).