Here’s how services in Lexington will be affected by the New Year’s holiday:
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offices: Closed Jan. 1.
Courts: District and circuit courts closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.
U.S. Postal Service: No regular mail delivery Jan. 1.
Libraries: All locations close at 5 p.m. Dec. 31. All locations are closed Jan. 1.
Lextran: Operating on a modified Sunday schedule on Jan. 1.
Herald-Leader business offices: Closed to the public Jan. 1. For delivery issues, call 1-800-999-8881.
Waste collection by Lexington Division of Waste Management: Residents and businesses normally regularly serviced on Friday will receive curbside pickup Wednesday. Thursday collection will follow the normal schedule.
Residents with city waste collection may dispose of Christmas trees by placing them on the curb the evening before their regular collection day. All decorations, ornaments and lights must be removed. Natural trees will be taken to the city’s composting facility, where they will be converted into mulch. Artificial Christmas trees will be sent to the landfill or may be donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Tree collection will continue through mid-January. Natural wreathes, garland and gourds may be placed in the gray yard waste cart.
Fayette County residents may recycle holiday lights, computers, televisions and small appliances at the city’s Electronic Recycling Center, 1306 Versailles Road. Learn more at Lexingtonky.gov/ecycle.
The city’s Recycling Center, Electronics Recycling Center and Haley Pike Waste Management Facility will be closed and Jan. 1 and 2.
For more information on holiday waste disposal, contact LexCall at 311 or (859) 425-2255.