City offices closed Monday, Sept. 4; changes to refuse, recycling collection schedule

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City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, 2023, for Labor Day, the unofficial end of the summer season. Residents are reminded that there will be several changes to City provided services due to the holiday closure.

The Muscatine Transfer Station will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, and will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, Sept. 5. Regular hours for the Transfer Station are Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with last load on scales at 3:15 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. with last load on scale at 11:45 a.m. The facility is closed on Sundays. For more information, visit the SOLID WASTE DIVISION page on the City of Muscatine website or call 563-263-9689.

  • REFUSE COLLECTION – There will be no curbside refuse collection on Monday, Sept. 4. Residents on the Monday route will have their refuse collected on Tuesday (Sept. 5), along with residents on the regular Tuesday route. There will be no change for Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday’s refuse collection routes.

  • RECYCLING COLLECTION – There will be no curbside recycling collection on Monday, Sept. 4. Curbside recycling collection on the Week “A” route will be pushed back one day with Monday’s route picked up on Tuesday, Tuesday’s route on Wednesday, Wednesday’s route on Thursday, Thursday’s route on Friday, and Friday’s route on Saturday.

  • SPECIAL CURBSIDE COLLECTIONS – Curbside collections of bulky waste, electronics, appliances, tires, and yard waste will be suspended on Monday, Sept. 4, and Tuesday, Sept. 5.

o   Curbside collections will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Email your scheduling request to bulkywaste@muscatineiowa.gov or call 563-264-5865 to schedule a collection. Additional rules are listed on the City website and can be found at this LINK.

o   Yard Waste collections will also resume on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Curbside collection of yard waste is normally conducted on the resident’s refuse collection day. Guidelines for Yard Waste Collection are available HERE.

The Compost Facility will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, and will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, Sept. 5.  Regular hours of operation for the Compost Facility are Sunday-Friday 12-6 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information about the facility, visit COMPOST SITE on the City of Muscatine website.

MuscaBus, Muscatine’s Public Transit system, will not offer bus service on Monday, Sept. 4. The service normally operates Monday through Saturday, and does not operate on Sundays. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 5. For more information visit the TRANSIT page on the City of Muscatine website or call 563-263-8152.

The Musser Public Library and HNI Community Center will be closed on Sunday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 4. The library will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, Sept. 5 (Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m-2 p.m.; Sunday 12-4 p.m.). For more information visit the LIBRARY website or call 563-263-3065

The Muscatine Art Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, and will resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, Sept. 5, (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 1-5 p.m.). For more information, visit the ART CENTER website or call 563-263-8282.

The Muscatine Fire Department and Muscatine Police Department will be staffed, and the Department of Public Works will also have staff on-call. For non-emergency issues during City office closures, please call 563-264-1550, Public Safety at 563-263-9922, or Public Works at 563-263-8933. In the case of an emergency, always call 911.

The Muscatine Aquatic Center at Weed Park will be open September 2-4 from 12-6 p.m., weather permitting. This is the final weekend of the summer season for the Aquatic Center. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation office at 563-0241 or visit the PARKS page on the City of Muscatine website.

The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will be open throughout the Labor Day weekend. Please call the Clubhouse at 563-263-4735 to book a tee time. You can also visit the GOLF page on the City of Muscatine website.

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