CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — While most federal holidays only result in one day of local government closures, Thanksgiving can often result in two or three.
Those two or three days off can cause a ripple effect in changes to city services, leaving us wondering when to put out our trash and when our bills are due.
Here’s the information about city governments closures and due date changes that 12 News was able to track down:
City of Morgantown – Trash pickup that is normally on Thursday will be one day late. Downtown parking will be free from Monday, November 21 until Sunday, November 27 for Thanksgiving, and again from Saturday, December 17 through Monday, December 26 for Christmas.
Star City – City offices will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Click here to see the holiday garbage collection schedule.
City of Clarksburg – City offices will close early at 2 p.m. Wednesday and will remain closed on Thanksgiving and on Black Friday. Those who need to obtain building or entry permits for the weekend must visit Code Enforcement offices before 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
City of Bridgeport – The city will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday and will reopen on Monday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 a.m.
Town of Anmoore – All offices and departments will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.
City of Shinnston – City offices will be closed Thanksgiving day and Friday.
City of Fairmont – All non-emergency city offices will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Republic Services is closed on Thanksgiving Day and garbage services will not run on Thursday, but will resume on Friday, meaning those with Thursday or Friday garbage services will experience a one-day delay.
Town of White Hall – Municipal offices will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
Barrackville, Grant Town and Farmington – Click here to see your garbage collection schedules.
City of Elkins – During Thanksgiving week, no meetings are scheduled. City hall will be closed Thursday and Friday. Trash normally picked up Mondays will be picked up Sunday (11/20), starting at 6 a.m. Trash normally picked up Thursdays will be picked up Wednesday (11/23), starting at 6 a.m. There are no changes for customers whose trash is picked up Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays. Utility bills are due Monday.
City of Buckhannon – City offices, including the Transfer Station, will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Normal waste collection will resume on Friday. There will be no public meetings all Thanksgiving week.
City of Philippi – City Hall and the Transfer Station will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Residents whose garbage service is normally on Thanksgiving will have their trash picked up on Black Friday instead.
City of Parsons – The Parsons Business Office will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. In cases of emergencies involving city-provided services, call 304-478-2121. To pay utility bills, residents can use the drop box outside of the main entrance of City Hall. Garbage scheduled for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 23 will be collected on Tuesday, Nov. 22. Garbage scheduled for pickup on Friday, Nov. 25 will be collected on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Town of Davis – Davis Town Hall and all departments will be closed on Thanksgiving.
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