Wednesday, December 24, 2014




Advertise with us

Schedule of New Year's holiday closings

Dec. 30, 2012 at 6:30 a.m.


New Year's holiday schedule for governmental offices and other services in the Victoria area includes:

GARBAGE SCHEDULE

Residential trash collection and curbside recycling collection will be picked up as scheduled Monday.

Residents with recycling collection Tuesday will have their recycling picked up Saturday. Recycling carts should be placed by the curb by 7 a.m. Residents with Tuesday garbage collection will have their garbage picked up Wednesday.

If your recycling collection is on Wednesday, place all trash/recycling carts and/or additional trash cans a minimum of 5 feet apart from each other with carts placed by the curb by 7 a.m.

All routes, including yard waste/brush collection, will resume as normal Thursday.

The Victoria County Landfill, brush site and the Garden-Ville Compost Facility will be open until 4 p.m. Monday and closed Tuesday for New Year's. Normal operating hours will resume Wednesday.

Live Christmas trees will be picked up as yard waste beginning Jan. 7. Only live trees with no flocking are collected, and the stand and all lights and decorations must be removed.

The city will not pick up extra recycling the week following Christmas. Extra recycling can be taken to the Waste Management Recycling Center, 809 N. George St. The Recycling Center is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Those using the center must be a resident of the city of Victoria with a current driver's license and must bring a copy of a city utility bill for verification.

TEXAS ZOO

The zoo will be closed Tuesday.

CITY AND COUNTY OFFICES

All non-emergency city offices will be closed Tuesday for the New Year's holiday. Victoria Transit will be closed Tuesday. The Victoria City-County Health Department and the Victoria County offices will be closed Tuesday. Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission will be closed Tuesday. City, county and state emergency services will continue to operate.

MUSEUMS

Museum of the Coastal Bend is closed for winter break through Tuesday. Nave/McNamara will be closed Monday and Tuesday.

LIBRARIES

The Victoria Public Library will close at 5:30 p.m. Monday and re-open Wednesday. The Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library is closed through Tuesday.

STATE OFFICES

Department of Public Safety driver's license office, Texas Department of Human Services, Workforce Solutions-Golden Crescent and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will all be closed Tuesday. Victoria County Health Center will close at noon Monday and re-open Wednesday.

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

The post offices will close at noon Monday and re-open Wednesday. They will only have express mail Tuesday.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

First Convenience Bank will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Capital One will close at 2 p.m. Monday and resume normal hours Wednesday. IBC Bank, Bank of America, First Victoria National Bank, Wells Fargo, Prosperity Bank, Texas Bank, American Bank and New First will be closed Tuesday.

SCHOOLS

All public and private schools will be closed through Tuesday, except St. Joseph High School and Trinity, which resume classes Thursday.

Victoria College offices will be closed through Tuesday. University of Houston-Victoria offices will be closed through Tuesday.

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

All offices will be open regular hours Monday.

All offices, except the newsroom, will be closed Tuesday. Customer service has an automated system available 24 hours a day for customer concerns at 361-574-1200.

To report news any time, call 361-574-1222.

SHARE

Comments


Powered By AdvocateDigitalMedia