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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: City Closings and Trash/Recycling Pickup Changes Jan. 16-18

St. Petersburg, Fla. (January 11, 2017) – St. Petersburg city government offices will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. During the holiday week of January 16 to 20, the only changes to regular trash and recycling collection days for St. Petersburg residential customers are:

   - Monday collections will be made on Tuesday.

   - Tuesday collections will be on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday collections remain the same.

St. Petersburg government facilities closed to the public on Monday, January 16 include City Hall and Municipal Services Center downtown, Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, The Greenhouse, Coliseum box office and business offices, Enoch Davis Center, Jamestown Apartments and Townhomes office and Dwight H. Jones Neighborhood Center, community libraries, Bay Vista Recreation Center, Sunken Gardens business office, and Sunshine Center. 

City facilities that are OPEN for business on Monday, January 16 include three public golf courses (Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links & Twin Brooks), Mahaffey Theater/Duke Energy Center for the Arts box office and business office, municipal beach concession stand on Treasure Island, Municipal Marina Ship’s Store, North Shore Aquatic Complex, recreation centers, Sanitation Department Brush Sites and Sunken Gardens attraction.

For a complete listing of closings online, visit

For water or sewer emergency service, call the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261.  
For police, fire, or medical emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

The Coliseum will be open Monday morning for the 31st Annual MLK Leadership Awards Breakfast, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

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