Riley County and Fort Riley offices closed for Juneteenth holiday

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Some government offices will be closed Friday due to Juneteenth being recognized as a federal holiday.

On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, establishing Jun 19 as a federal holiday

Riley County Offices will be closed in observance of the holiday.  Since the 19th falls on a Saturday, the federal holiday will be observed Friday, Jun 18.

Individuals who had appointments scheduled at the Treasurer’s Office Friday should call 785-537-6320 to reschedule. The Health Department is also working with those who had appointments to reschedule them for early next week.

The the landfill will be open.

Fort Riley will also close some of its offices and facilities in observance.

Grant, Estes and 12th Street access control points close on Federal holidays. Henry, Ogden and Trooper gates will remain open on their normal schedules. The visitor control center will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Army Community Service and Child, Youth and School Services, including the Child Development Centers will be closed Friday. Fitness centers will operate on holiday hours. Spare Time, Warrior Zone, and the equipment checkout center will be open limited hours.

Irwin Army Community Hospital appointments will continue as scheduled. The Fort Riley Commissary and the Post Exchange will also operate on normal hours.

Some offices already scheduled to be closed today will also be closed on Monday.

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