City services to be altered for Plano residents due to Independence Day holiday

Plano will not collect trash or recycling July 5 because of the Independence Day holiday. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Plano will not collect trash or recycling July 5 because of the Independence Day holiday. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

The city of Plano will operate on altered facility hours on and following the Independence Day holiday, according to the city's website.

There will be no trash and recycling collections July 5 as the holiday will be observed that day. Residents scheduled for trash and recycling pickup on Mondays will have pickup July 6, while those who normally have Tuesday pickup will move to July 7. Residents who normally have Wednesday pickup will move to July 8, and those who normally have pickup on Thursdays will move to July 9.

Adjusted hours for city facilities over the holiday weekend can be found below:

• Animal Shelter: closed July 4

• Carpenter, Oak Point, Liberty and Tom Muehlenbeck recreation centers: open 1-6 p.m. July 4 and 5 a.m.-10 p.m. July 5

• Day Labor Center: closed July 4

• Environmental Education Center: closed July 4

• High Point Tennis Center: open 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. July 4 and 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. July 5

• Household Chemical Reuse Center: closed July 3

• Interurban Railway Museum: closed July 4

• Jack Carter Pool: open 1-6 p.m. July 4 and noon-6 p.m. July 5

• North Texas Municipal Water District Transfer Station & 121 Regional Disposal Facility: open July 5

• Oak Point Nature and Retreat Center: closed July 4-5

• Pecan Hollow Golf Course: open 5:30 a.m.-8 p.m. July 4-5

• Plano Aquatic Center: open 1-6 p.m. July 4 and noon-5 p.m. July 5

• Plano Municipal Offices: closed July 5

• Plano Public Library (Davis, Haggard, Harrington, Parr and Schimelpfenig libraries): closed July 4-5

• Sam Johnson Recreation Center for Adults 50-plus: closed July 4 and open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. July 5

• Texas Pure Products Regional Composting Site and Custer Road Facility: closed July 5
By William C. Wadsack

Senior Reporter, Plano/Richardson

William joined Community Impact Newspaper in December 2019. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana.


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