Local & Regional
Sat June 27, 2009
First Furlough Days Next Week at City Hall
Tulsa, OK – City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, July 2 - 3, 2009, for an employee
holiday and the first furlough day due to budget reductions for Fiscal Year 2010,
which begins July 1. Also, the City Council will not have its committee meetings on
Tuesday, June 30, or its regular meeting on Thursday, July 2.
Residential refuse collection will not occur on Saturday, July 4, to observe the
Independence Day holiday. Customers whose trash is picked up on Saturdays and
Wednesdays may leave twice the normal allowable amount at the curb for pickup on
their next service day, which will be Wednesday, July 8. Customers whose trash is
picked up once a week are not affected, because Saturday is not a usual service day.
The City of Tulsa greenwaste site, 10401 East 56th Street North, will be closed on
Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. It will
reopen on Monday, July 6, with normal hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The greenwaste site
is open daily, including weekends, except for designated City holidays.
The City of Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter, 3031 North Erie Avenue, will be open
Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. The shelter's usual schedule is Tuesday
through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m.
Both City golf courses - Mohawk and Page Belcher, as well as the Tulsa Zoo and
Gilcrease Museum, will be open on July 4.
Tulsa Parks recreation centers will be closed on Friday and Saturday, July 3-4, but
parks are open for July 4 fun and picnics. Shelters must be reserved, and any keys
must be picked up at the Parks Department before July 2, which is a furlough day for
Tulsa Transit buses will not be running on July 4.