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Atlanta government offices and municipal court reopening on Wednesday


Atlanta City Hall. Photo by Bbenrath, obtained via Wikimedia Commons

The city of Atlanta will be open for business on Sept. 13 after being closed for two days due to damage caused by Hurricane Irma.

Here’s the full announcement from the city:

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City of Atlanta Government Offices and Municipal Court of Atlanta to Return to Normal Operating Hours on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

ATLANTA – The City of Atlanta announced today that government offices and the Municipal Court of Atlanta will return to normal operating hours on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. All employees should report to work at their regularly-scheduled time.

The Department of Public Works (DPW) also announced that trash collection will resume on Wednesday, September 13.  Trash collection schedule is as follows:

  • Monday’s collections will occur on Wednesday;
  • Tuesday’s collections will occur on Thursday;
  • Wednesday’s collections will occur on Friday;
  • Thursday’s collections will occur on Saturday;
  • Friday’s collections will occur on Sunday.

Please do not place cans outside until your newly-scheduled pick-up date.  Additionally, DPW announced the moratorium restricting lane closures and construction will be lifted on Wednesday, September 13 at 9:00 a.m.

DeKalb County facilities are closed to the public, but employees are being told to report to work on Wednesday.

Here’s the full announcement from DeKalb County:

DeKalb County Employees to Report on Wednesday

County facilities closed to the public

DECATUR, Ga. – After a day of recovery from Tropical Storm Irma, DeKalb County employees should return to work normal business hours in their regular facilities on Wednesday, Sept. 13, unless otherwise directed by their supervisor.

All employees who can safely travel to work should do so. Due to ongoing school closures, employees who cannot find alternative childcare should speak with their supervisors.

Due to widespread power outages in DeKalb, county offices and facilities will not be open to the public on Wednesday. This includes:

  • Maloof Administrative Building
  • Senior centers
  • Recreation centers
  • Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs headquarters
  • Planning and permitting
  • Utility Customer Operations Center
  • WorkSource DeKalb
  • Code Enforcement
  • Police Headquarters
  • DeKalb County Animal Shelter

Sanitation Division will be fully operational, including walk-in services, trash collection and the call center.

Employees under the direction of elected officials other than DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond should contact their supervisors about their work schedules.

For information about DeKalb County courts, visit www.dekalbsuperiorcourt.com.

MARTA will also be fully operational on Wednesday. According to the transit agency …


Two remaining bus routes to re-open Wednesday morning

ATLANTA—The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has resumed all transit service, with the exception of two bus routes: Routes 67 and 181. Safety crews are currently working to make these routes passable for Wednesday, Sept. 13.

MARTA rail, bus, and Mobility services are currently running in full weekday operations.

For real-time updates, follow @MARTAService on Twitter,visitwww.itsmarta.comorcall customer service at 404-848-5000. 

The city of Decatur reopened on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

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