East Ridge City Offices And Services Closed For Christmas

Monday, December 17, 2012

East Ridge city offices and services will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. For those with Monday trash pickup, their trash will be collected this Friday. For those with Tuesday trash pickup, their trash will be collected on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

 

Also, there will be no brush, bulk, or leaf pickup Christmas holiday week. All recycling participants will have their materials picked up on Friday, Dec. 28 and will resume with the north-side the following week. 


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