City Announces Holiday Closings


Ottumwa, IA – Most City of Ottumwa offices will be closed for the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 27, 2024, with a number of changes in regular services. 

  • City of Ottumwa departments and offices at City Hall will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
  • The Ottumwa Public Library will be closed Monday, May 27. 
  • Ottumwa Water and Hydro Offices will be closed Monday, May 27. 
  • The Ottumwa/Wapello Landfill and Recycling Center will be closed on Monday, May 27. Both facilities will be open regular hours, 7 AM to Noon, on Saturday, May 25. 
  • City residential trash collection routes normally collected Monday will be postponed until Tuesday, May 28 due to the holiday.
  • South side yard waste and bulky item pick up day (normally Tuesdays) will be moved to Thursday, May 30. North and South side yard waste and bulky item pick up will both be on Thursday the week of the holiday only. If residents need bulk pick up for bulky item pick up the week of the Memorial Day, they need to call Bridge City Sanitation at 641-682-1700 before 3 PM Wednesday, May 29 for pick up on the May 30.
  • The Ottumwa, Calvary and Jewish Cemetery office at 1302 N. Court will be closed through the weekend and on Monday, May 27. A ‘visitors center/help desk’ tent will be open as follows: Saturday 8 AM-4 PM Sunday & Monday 10 AM-2 PM.
  • The Beach Ottumwa will be open for the Memorial Day weekend – Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day Monday, Noon to 8 PM each day, weather permitting. Park hours are subject to change due to weather. The outdoor water park will not open if the forecast high is below 70 degrees.
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