Schedule of New Year's holiday closings
Dec. 29, 2011 at 6:29 a.m.
The New Year's week schedule for governmental offices and other services in the Victoria area includes:
Automated garbage collection, yard waste and brush will be picked up as normally scheduled on Monday.
Live Christmas trees will be picked up as yard waste beginning Monday. Only live trees, but no flocked trees, will be picked up, and the stand, all lights and decorations must be removed.
The Huvar Recycling Center is closed on Mondays. The landfill is closed Monday.
The zoo will be closed on Sunday.
CITY AND COUNTY OFFICES
All non-emergency city offices will be closed Monday. City hall, the Victoria City-County Health Department and Victoria County offices will be closed Monday. The Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission will be closed Friday through Monday. City, county and state emergency services will continue to operate. The Victoria Transit will be closed Sunday and Monday.
All museums will be closed Saturday through Monday.
The Victoria Public Library will be closed Sunday and Monday. The Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library will be closed through Monday.
Workforce Solutions-Golden Crescent, Department of Public Safety driver's license office, Texas Department of Human Services, and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will follow their normal schedule. The University of Texas Medical Branch Women's Services Clinic will be closed Friday.
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
The post offices will follow its normal hours of operation.
Bank of America, First Victoria National Bank, Wells Fargo, Capitol One, Trust Texas Bank and American Bank will be closed Monday. IBC Bank will close at 3 p.m. Saturday and will reopen Tuesday. Prosperity Bank will be open Monday. First Convenience Bank will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.
All public and private schools will be closed through Monday, except St. Joseph High School, which resumes classes Monday.
The Victoria College campus and the University of Houston-Victoria campus will be closed through Sunday.
Customer service can be reached by phone from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
All other departments will have normal operating hours. To report news any time, call 361-574-1222.
Obituary deadline for Sunday and Monday is 2 p.m. Saturday.