For Immediate Release: November 21, 2016
Contact: Jan Thornburg, Sr. Communications Manager 941-954-2613
Sarasota, FL: Solid waste collection schedules will be modified this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no garbage, recycling, and yard waste pickup on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24.
Holiday collection will be delayed one day:
- Thursday collection will occur one day later on Friday, November 25
- Friday collection will be one day later on Saturday, November 26
City of Sarasota administration offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. All offices will reopen on Monday, November 28.
Hours of operation at recreation facilities will vary:
- Bobby Jones Golf Club, 1000 Circus Boulevard, will host the 8th Annual ‘Turkey Shoot’ starting at 8:45 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
- Lido Pool, 400 Benjamin Franklin Drive, will be open Thanksgiving Day and the day after 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
- Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 34th Street, will be closed Thanksgiving Day. Hours of operation on Friday: 6 a.m. – 10 a.m.
For more information regarding garbage collection, please call the City of Sarasota Solid Waste Division: 365-7651. For questions regarding recycling, yard waste or bulk waste, contact Waste Management at 497-8088.
About the City of Sarasota: Distinguished by Google as a Digital Capital in the U.S., the City of Sarasota is a diverse community located on Florida’s Suncoast with 53,000 year round residents, several internationally recognized cultural arts venues, stunning sunsets along Lido Beach, a 45-hole municipal golf course at the historic Bobby Jones Golf Club, and Major League spring training baseball with the Baltimore Orioles. Learn more about us at www.SarasotaGov.com