Due to the observance of the Christmas holiday Dec. 24 and 25, refuse/recycling route collection schedules will be altered as follows for the City of Hays:

Although collections might not occur on the normal day, collections will be completed by the end of the week. Crews anticipate that the collection route will be:

Dec. 24 and 25 refuse/recycling collections will be on Dec. 26.

Dec. 26 and 27 refuse/recycling collections will be on Dec. 27.

There are no anticipated changes to Dec. 28.

It is anticipated that heavy volumes of refuse/recyclables will be encountered around the holidays. Please be sure to have your refuse/recycling out by 7 a.m. on the specified collection day, and keep in mind the trucks have no set time s schedule.

City of Hays customers who may have any questions regarding this notice should contact the Solid Waste Division of the Public Works Department at 628-7350.