Schedule of New Year's Day holiday closings

Dec. 31, 2017 at 4:06 p.m.
Updated Jan. 1, 2018 at 1 a.m.

Mercedes Hrabovsky, owner of Events Couture by Mercedes, has been planning parties professionally for three and a half years.

Mercedes Hrabovsky, owner of Events Couture by Mercedes, has been planning parties professionally for three and a half years.   Evan Lewis for The Victoria Advocate

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

GARBAGE SCHEDULE

If your normal garbage collection falls on Monday, then your garbage will be collected Wednesday.

If your recycling collection day falls on Monday, then your recycling was collected Saturday. Curbside recycling for all other routes will be collected as normal.

If your normal yard waste collection falls on Jan. 1, then your yard waste was collected on Dec. 30.

The Victoria County Landfill and Compost Facility will be closed Jan. 1.

Christmas Tree Collection

Christmas trees will be collected as yard waste on your designated yard waste day, beginning Jan. 2. Remove everything from the tree - including stands, lights, ornaments and other decorations - before the tree is put out for collection. Flocked trees (trees coated in artificial snow) will not be accepted as yard waste.

TEXAS ZOO

The zoo will be closed on Monday.

CITY AND COUNTY OFFICES

All non-emergency city offices will be closed Monday. Normal hours resume Tuesday. City hall, the Victoria City-County Health Department, Victoria County offices and the Golden Crescent Regional Planning Commission will be closed Monday. City, county and state emergency services will continue to operate. Victoria Transit will be closed Monday.

MUSEUMS

All museums will be closed Monday.

LIBRARIES

The Victoria Public Library will be closed Monday. The Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library will be closed through Tuesday.

STATE OFFICES

Workforce Solutions-Golden Crescent, the Department of Public Safety driver's license office, the Texas Department of Human Services and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will be closed Monday.

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

The post offices will be closed Monday with express mail delivery only.

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

All banks will be closed Monday.

SCHOOLS

Victoria public schools and Faith Academy will resume classes Jan. 8. Victoria Christian School will resume classes Tuesday. St. Joseph High School, Nazareth Academy, Our Lady of Victory School and Trinity Episcopal School will resume classes Wednesday.

HIGHER EDUCATION

The Victoria College campus will be closed through Monday. The University of Houston-Victoria campus will be closed through Tuesday.

VICTORIA ADVOCATE

You may call customer service from 6 to 10 a.m. Monday.

All other departments, except the newsroom, will be closed Monday. To report news any time, call 361-574-1222.


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