Holidays affect City offfices over two weeks

The Christmas and New Year’s holidays will close City of Wilson offices at various times over the next two weeks.

All administrative offices, the customer service business office and recreation centers, will be closed Friday, Dec. 23; Monday, Dec. 26; and Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.

The customer service business office will also be closed Saturdays, Dec. 24 and 31.

People needing to pay bills have several options when the customer service center is closed. You may pay bills online at or using the automated system at 399-2200. There is also a dropbox at the customer service center on Nash Street that can be used at any time, day or night.

Customer service may be reached during business hours at 399-2200.

Garbage and recycling pickups will also be affected the next two weeks. There will be no Environmental Services on either Monday, Dec. 26, or Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Both weeks the city crews will pick up Monday routes on Tuesday, and then Tuesday routes on Wednesday.

Thursday and Friday routes will be on their regular schedules throughout the period.

Christmas tree pickups begin Tuesday, Dec. 27, and continue through Jan. 13. Trees must be stripped of decorations and lights. They should be left behind the curb, not blocking the street, the curb or utility boxes.
Trees are picked up as quickly as possible, but people who do not want to wait can carry their trees to the county landfill, off N.C. 42 east of Wilson, for free disposal.

Any questions about environmental services may be answered at 399-2485.

All emergency services, including police, fire and rescue, will operate on normal schedules. Always call 911 to reach emergency services.