Customer Service is open to the public Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 401 Independence Street. You can also call by phone 573-339-6322, email our staff, or submit comments or inquiries online. Public safety and infrastructure services run 24 hours per day, everyday regardless of holidays and inclement weather. Recreation facilities will keep independent schedules.

2017-2018 Observed Holidays

Christmas Day 2017 — Monday, December 25
New Year’s Day 2018 — Monday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day — Monday, January 15
Memorial Day — Monday, May 28
Independence Day — Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day — Monday, September 3
Veterans Day — Monday, November 12
Thanksgiving Holiday — Thursday and Friday, November 22-23
Christmas Day 2018 — Tuesday, December 25

Trash & Recycling Curbside Service Holiday Schedules
Printable holiday schedule - 2017
Printable holiday schedule - 2018

During holiday weeks, there will be no Wednesday special pickups.
The solid waste and recycling routes will be run as follows:

  • Monday holiday - Monday's trash/recycling route will be run on Tuesday. Tuesdays trash/recycling route will be run on Wednesday. All other routes remain the same.
  • Tuesday holiday - Tuesday's trash/recycling route will be run on Wednesday. All other routes remain the same.
  • Wednesday holiday - All routes remain the same.
  • Thursday holiday - Thursday's trash/recycling route will be run on Wednesday. All other routes remain the same.
  • Friday holiday - Thursday's trash/recycling route will be run on Wednesday, Friday's routes will be run on Thursday. All other routes remain the same.
  • Thursday & Friday (Thanksgiving) - both Thursday and Friday's trash and recycling routes will be picked up on Wednesday.
  • Contact Info
  • 401 Independence, PO Box 617 Cape Girardeau, MO  63703
  • Telephone 573.339.6391
  • Email publicinfo@cityofcape.org
2018 City Council Schedule
Meetings are normally on the first and third Mondays. See cityofcape.org/citycouncil for dates, agendas, and details. Months with meetings off-schedule for holidays or other issues include:

January
1/8/2018
1/22/2018

September
9/4/2018
9/20/2018