(COLUMBIA, MO) ~ As Memorial Day approaches, the City of Columbia has announced that all city offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of the holiday. This includes the landfill, which will also be closed on this day.

In addition, there will be some changes to the residential curbside trash collection schedule. Trash pickup will not take place on Monday and will instead be delayed by one day for the rest of the week. To stay updated on collection days and any service notifications, residents are encouraged to download the COMO Recycle and Trash App. Any questions about the collection schedule can be directed to the Contact Center at 573.874.CITY (2489).

The city's public transit system, Go COMO, will also not be operating on Memorial Day. Parking enforcement will also be suspended for the day.

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For those looking to stay active on their day off, the Activity & Recreation Center (ARC) will still be open but with reduced hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rec swim will also be available from noon to 2:30 p.m., while the Albert-Oakland Family Aquatic Center will have extended hours from noon to 5 p.m.

While administrative offices for both the police and fire departments will be closed, all other emergency services will still be available. The Columbia Police Department is reminding residents to drive safely and within posted speed limits if they are traveling for the holiday.

For any emergencies related to Water & Light, Sewer or Stormwater, residents can find contact information at

As we honor those who have served our country this Memorial Day, let us also remember to stay safe and responsible during this time of celebration.

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