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Schedule of New Year's holiday closings

By Victoria Advocate
Dec. 29, 2013 at 6:29 a.m.


The New Year's Day 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 Tuesday. Residents with recycling collection Wednesday will have their recycling picked up Saturday. Recycling carts should be placed by the curb by 7 a.m.

Residents with Wednesday garbage collection will have their garbage picked up Thursday. Residents with recycling collection Thursday need to 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 closed Wednesday. Normal operating hours will resume Thursday.

Live Christmas trees will be picked up as yard waste beginning Thursday. Only live trees will be collected. Make sure all decorations and metal stands are removed before setting out trees for collection.

TEXAS ZOO

The zoo will be closed Wednesday.

CITY AND COUNTY OFFICES

All nonemergency city and county offices will be closed Wednesday. City hall, the Victoria City-County Health Department and Victoria County offices will be closed Wednesday.

City, county and state emergency services will continue to operate.

The Victoria Transit will run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and will not run Wednesday. Service will resume its normal schedule Thursday.

MUSEUMS

The Children's Discovery Museum, the Nave and the McNamara House will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The Museum of the Coastal Bend will remain closed through Jan. 6.

LIBRARIES

The Victoria Public Library will close at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and reopen Thursday. The Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library will be closed through Wednesday.

STATE OFFICES

Department of Public Safety driver's license office will close at noon Tuesday and reopen Thursday. The Victoria Community Health Center will close at noon Tuesday and reopen Thursday. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

The post offices will be closed Wednesday.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

First Convenience Bank will be open Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. TDECU, Prosperity Bank, Wells Fargo, Trust Texas Bank and American Bank will be closed Wednesday. Capitol One will close at 2 p.m. Tuesday and reopen Thursday. IBC Bank will close at 3 p.m. Tuesday and reopen Thursday. New First Bank will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday and reopen Thursday.

SCHOOLS

All public and private schools will be back in session Jan. 6.

HIGHER EDUCATION

The Victoria College campus will reopen Jan. 6. The University of Houston-Victoria campus will reopen Thursday.

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

The Victoria Advocate offices will be closed Wednesday. To report delivery issues, call 361-574-1200 from 6-10 a.m. To report news any time, call 361-574-1222.

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