2016 Labor Day Holiday Schedule

City Hall:  City Hall, located at 300 South 5th Street, will be closed Monday, September 5 for the Labor Day holiday.

Engineering-Public Works Department: 

  • The City of Paducah will not collect brush or limbs on Monday, September 5. 
  • The trash collection schedule for the Labor Day week will not change.
  • The Compost Facility located at 1560 North 8th Street will be closed on Monday, September 5 but will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, September 6.  The regular operating schedule for the Compost Facility is Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.   
  • The recycling drop-off facility located at 920 Burnett Street will be closed on Monday, September 5.  The normal schedule for the facility is Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.  There is no charge for the public to drop off recyclables.  

Robert Coleman Sprayground:  The Sprayground at the corner of Walter Jetton Boulevard and Husbands Street is open daily from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. through the Labor Day holiday.  Depending upon the daily high temperatures, the Parks Department will determine if the Sprayground will stay open past Labor Day.

Labor Day Parade:  The 2016 Labor Day Parade conducted by the Western Kentucky Labor Day Committee will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, September 5.  The parade, which attracts on average 60-70 entries, will follow Broadway starting at 2nd Street and then head west on Broadway until it disbands at Fountain Avenue.  The parade route will close at 9 a.m. and remain closed until the parade safely passes. 

The Western Kentucky Labor Day Committee has selected three Grand Marshals for this year’s parade:  State Rep. Gerald Watkins (3rd District), State Rep. Will Coursey (6th District), and candidate for State Representative, District 1, Michael Murphy.

Pets are allowed at parades.  However, for the public’s safety, Chapter 14 of the City of Paducah Code of Ordinances lists three requirements to bring a dog to a special community event such as a parade or festival.  The dog must be 1) licensed by McCracken County Animal Control or by any other state or county; 2) restrained by a leash or lead that is no longer than three feet; and 3) restrained by a muzzle.

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