Schedule of New Year's holiday closings
Dec. 31, 2013 at 6:31 a.m.
The New Year's week schedule for governmental offices and other services in the Victoria area includes:
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 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 and 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 prior to setting out trees for collection.
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 not run Wednesday. Service will resume its normal schedule Thursday.
The Children's Discovery Museum, the Nave and the McNamara will be closed Wednesday. The Museum of the Coastal Bend will remain closed through Monday.
The Victoria Public Library and the Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library will reopen Thursday.
The Department of Public Safety driver's license office, Victoria Community Health Center and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be closed Wednesday and reopen Thursday.
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
The post offices will be closed Wednesday.
First Convenience Bank will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m Wednesday. TDECU, Prosperity Bank, Wells Fargo, Trust Texas Bank and American Bank, Capitol One, IBC Bank and New First Bank will be closed Wednesday and will reopen Thursday.
All public and private schools will be back in session Monday.
The Victoria College campus will reopen Monday. The University of Houston-Victoria campus will reopen Thursday.
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.