City of Staunton releases July Fourth holiday schedule

stauntonCity offices and the Staunton Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. The Staunton Public Library will also be closed on Saturday, July 4 and operations will resume Monday, July 6.

Refuse and recycling for residential customers regularly scheduled for pickup on Friday, July 3 will instead be collected on Wednesday, July 1. Please have items for collection curbside by 7 a.m.

Downtown Central Business District customers will not receive refuse collection on Friday, July 3 but will receive collection on Wednesday, July 1 instead and Saturdays as normally scheduled.

For more information about refuse and recycling contact Public Works at 540.332.3892.



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