Christmas is Monday and in observance of the holiday, most businesses and offices will be closed.

The city, city hall, municipal court and Convention and Visitors Bureau offices will be closed with services open on the eve holidays.

On the Monday route for sanitation services, customers will be serviced on Tuesday.

Polycarts must be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. with all trash bagged and tied securely.

According to city public information officer Abbey Martin, public transportation services will close at 1 p.m. on Dec. 22 and 29 and will also be closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

CREW will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23, Monday Dec 25 and Monday Jan. 1, 2018, all other days will operate as normal; however, the 24-hour bins for drop-off at the recycle center and Civic Center are always available.

"Gift boxes and wrapping paper are accepted for recycling," Martin said. "The recycle center at 716 E. Military, will be closed on Monday but the 24-hour bins at the recycle center and Civic Center will still be available.

"The location to dispose of real Christmas trees is just east of the dog park in Wright Park.

"All decorations, tinsel, stands and plastic covers must be removed."

For Ford County, all offices and departments will be closed for Christmas Day.

According to Ford County Administrator J.D. Gilbert, all county emergency services (EMS, fire, law enforcement) are always open and staffed however those offices will not be open for walk-ins or business, but the offices will be staffed for emergency services and civil protection. Regular business hours for all county offices and departments will resume on Tuesday Dec. 26.

Also on Monday, all federal offices will be closed as well as the US Post Office and banks.

There will be at least one business open on Christmas Day.

The Boot Hill Casino and Resort will be open on Christmas Day.

Most retail stores will be closed on Christmas Day and will re-open on Tuesday based on their discretion.

The Dodge City Daily Globe will be closed on Monday and will return to regular business hours on Tuesday.

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