Posted on: November 13, 2017


Downtown Palatka Holiday Photo

Palatka City Hall, Planning, Building & Zoning, Public Works, Cemeteries and other administrative offices will be closed on the following 2017/18 Holiday dates:

  • Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 & 24, 2017
  • Christmas:  Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25 & 26
  • New Year's Day:  January 1, 2018.
  • Martin Luther King Day:  January 15, 2015

On those holidays, no residential garbage will be collected and no utility cut-offs will be made during the holiday closures.  As always, utility payments may be made on-line at www.palatkagasauthority.com or by phone at 1-866-869-5955 (you will need your pay ID#). Offices will re-open on Monday, 11/13/17 for regular business hours.

For water or public works emergencies, customers can call 386-329-0109 for assistance.

Please note the following Sanitation Dept. Holiday Schedule:

  • Week of Nov. 20thth: there will be NO regular Residential Thursday or Friday Pick-up! Regular Monday & Tuesday residential pick up will be made
  • Week of Christmas: There will be NO regular Residential Monday or Tuesday garbage pickup! Regular Thursday & Friday residential pick up will be made. 
  • Week of January 1st: Regular Monday & Tuesday pickups will be made on Tuesday & Wednesday. Regular Thursday & Friday pickups remain the same.
  • Week of January 15th: Regular Monday & Tuesday pickups will be made on Tuesday & Wednesday. Regular Thursday & Friday pickups remain the same.
  • NO YARD TRASH PICK UP during these weeks.
  • COMMERCIAL CUSTOMERS will not receive service on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day, but will receive regular service throughout the rest of November, December & January.

The City of Palatka wishes everyone a Safe and Happy Holiday Season!  Please join us in Downtown Palatka for the annual Christmas Parade on Friday, Nov. 24th, starting at 7:00 p.m.  For more Parade information or to enter a float or group, contact Downtown Palatka, Inc. or Sam Deputy at 386-328-4021, or visit the Downtown Palatka Inc. website to download the application.


For more information on office closings, contact City Hall at 386-329-0100 or Betsy Driggers, City Clerk, City of Palatka at bdriggers@palatka-fl.gov.  For information on Sanitation pick up, contact Glenda Hinton, Public Works, at 386-329-0107; ghinton@palatka-fl.gov

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