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City hours and service schedules for Labour Day


City Hall, Rothesay Avenue and Adelaide Street offices will be closed on Monday, September 7.

Saint John City Market:
Closed on Monday, September 7.

Saint John Transit: No service on Monday, September 7.

Garbage and Compost Collection

Changes to garbage collection schedules for Labour Day, September 7

City of Saint John solid waste customers are advised of the following changes to regular collection schedule for Monday, September 7 and potential delays on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Monday, September 7

Regular Monday daytime collection moves to Monday nighttime collection.

Customers are asked to have their garbage and compost curbside no earlier than 6:00 p.m. and no later than 9:00 p.m.

Please note that garbage and compost pick-up may be delayed to as late as Tuesday (September 8) night due to modifications to resources, routes and assignments.

Tuesday, September 8

On Tuesday, solid waste and compost should be placed at the curb at the normal time (no earlier than 10 p.m. before the scheduled day, and by 7:30 a.m. on the scheduled day).  However, due to modifications to resources, routes and assignments, garbage and compost pick-up may be delayed to as late as Wednesday (September 9) morning.

Reminder: Please use proper curbside placement of garbage and compost carts

Customers are reminded to place their compost carts with the lid opening towards the street and the wheels toward your home to support automated collection technology. Thanks to this technology, there is no longer a need to place objects at the bottom of carts to elevate bags for garbage collection crews. All contents inside compost and garbage carts will be disposed.
City crews appreciate the efforts of customers to facilitate the efficient collection of garbage and compost.

City of Saint John beaches, splash pads, and parks will be open to enjoy on Labour Day

The City of Saint John is pleased to advise the public that five beaches and three splash pads will be open every day, up to and including Labour Day, Monday, September 7, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The City’s various parks will also be accessible for the public from dawn until dusk.  As of Tuesday, September 8, lifeguards will no longer be available at City beaches and the three listed splash pads will close for the 2020 season. Parks will remain open, seven days a week, from dawn to dusk, until further notice.

The five beaches available are:
• Mispec Beach
• Little River Reservoir (lifeguards on duty)
• Fisher Lakes (lifeguards on duty)
• Lily Lake (lifeguards on duty)
• Dominion Park (lifeguards on duty)

The three splash pads available are:
• Rainbow Park
• Flemming Court
• Market Place West

The public is reminded to maintain physical distancing, practice good hygiene, and follow additional instructions posted at various City recreation facilities. Together, we can continue to provide access to recreational opportunities safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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