Community News

The City of Concord government offices will close on Friday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 27 in observance of the Christmas holiday, as well as Monday, January 2, 2023, in observance of New Year’s Day. Several services will operate on modified schedules due to the observed holidays.

Garbage, Recycling, Bulky and Yard Waste Schedule

Week of December 26-31:

Garbage and recycling collection will operate on a one-day delay the week after Christmas.

Customers are asked to place bulk waste at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 28, as city crews will progress through each day’s route and will collect all bulky waste by the end of the day on Friday, December 30.  There will be no yard waste collection during the week.

Extra bags are allowed outside of customer trash carts beginning December 27 through January 6. Please place extra bags at least two feet from any cart or object for safe collection. 

Week of January 2-6, 2023:

Garbage and recycling collection will operate on a normal collection schedule. 

Both bulk waste and yard waste will run on a condensed holiday schedule beginning Tuesday, January 3. Bulky waste and yard waste customers should have their materials at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3. Crews will work ahead on each day’s routes, completing all bulk and yard waste service by Friday, January 6.  

Live Christmas trees may be placed curbside (with stand, lights, and ornaments removed) with customers’ regular yard waste.

Rider Transit

Rider Transit will be closed and no buses will operate on Christmas, December 25, and New Year’s Day, January 1, 2023.  

Parks and Recreation

All city parks and greenways will be open on a normal schedule, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. All recreation and activity centers, as well as Lake Fisher, will be closed on Christmas, December 25. See below for additional closures and schedule modifications through the holidays.

Academy, Hartsell, and Logan Multi-Purpose Recreation Centers:

  • Open with holiday hours, Noon-6:00 p.m., on December 23, December 26-27, and Monday, January 2.
  • Open regular hours, Noon-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 24 and 31.

David Phillips Activity Center:

  • Closed December 23-27, December 31, and January 2.

Lake Fisher:

  • Christmas Eve (December 24) open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Closed Christmas Day.
  • New Year’s Eve (December 31) open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Closed New Year’s Day.