Schedule of New Year's holiday closings

Dec. 28, 2012 at 6:28 a.m.

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


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 Jan. 5. 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 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.


The zoo will be closed Tuesday.


All non-emergency city offices will be closed Tuesday for the New Year's Day 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.


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


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 Monday.


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.


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


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.


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

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


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.



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