Christmas Holiday Notices

OTTUMWA-Trash and recycling collection in Ottumwa will occur as usual this week.    The week between Christmas and New Years Day;  trash and recycling normally collected on Monday, December 26 will move to Tuesday, December 27.  All bulkys will be collected on Thursday, December 29 that week.

A number of City offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday including:

  • City of Ottumwa departments and offices at City Hall will be closed Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday.
  • The Ottumwa Police Department Records Desk will be closed on Friday and Monday, December 23 and 26.
  • The Ottumwa, Calvary and Jewish Cemetery office at 1302 N. Court will be closed both Friday and Monday, December 23 and 26.
  • The Ottumwa Public Library will be closed Saturday, December 24 through Monday December 26.
  • Ottumwa Transit buses will not be operating Friday and Monday, December 23 and 26.
  • Ottumwa Water and Hydro offices will be closed Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday.
  • The Ottumwa/Wapello Landfill and the Recycling Center will both be closed Saturday, December 24 and Monday, December 26.
  • The City of Ottumwa Health and Inspections Department will be open holiday hours, 8 AM to 4:30 PM for the next three weeks.