City releases trash pick up schedule, closure schedule for holidays

VICTORIA, Texas- The City of Victoria has announced its planned closures in observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day.

All non-emergency City of Victoria offices will close Thursday, December 24, and Friday, December 25, in observance of Christmas. Offices also will close Friday, January 1, for New Year’s Day.

Victoria Public Library

The Victoria Public Library will close Thursday, December 24; Friday, December 25; and Saturday, December. 26.

The library will close early at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, and will close all day Friday, January 1.

 

Trash, Yard Waste and Recycling services 

Solid Waste will run all regularly scheduled routes Thursday, December 24.

Garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection scheduled for Friday, December 25, will be collected Saturday, December 26. Residents who normally have service on Fridays are reminded that the trash bins, yard waste, and recycling must be at the curb before 7 a.m. on Saturday, December 26.

Residents who have extra garbage from the holiday season that does not fit into the provided bin may place the excess garbage in standard trash cans or in plastic trash bags. The excess garbage will be picked up on regularly scheduled collection days December 26-31.

After this courtesy pickup time, all trash must, again, be placed inside the city-provided trash bins, and the lid must be able to close. Residents should not place the additional cans and bags within five feet of the gray city-provided bin. All trash and garbage must be at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on the scheduled collection day. Yard waste will not be collected the week of December 26-31 to accommodate the extra garbage collection services.

Residents with garbage, recycling, and yard waste services scheduled for January 1 will have collection Saturday, January 2.

Live Christmas trees will be collected on resident’s regularly designated yard waste collection days beginning Monday, January 4. Stands, lights, ornaments, and other artificial materials must be removed from the tree. Artificial and flocked trees will not be accepted as yard waste.

Landfill and Compost site

The landfill will be open 7 a.m.-4 p.m. December 24 and will be closed December 25 and January 1.

The compost site will be closed December 24-25 and January 1.

SERVICE

THURSDAY,      DEC. 24

FRIDAY, DEC. 25

FRIDAY,   JAN. 1

LIBRARY

Closed

Closed

Closed

TRASH/GARBAGE

Collected as normal

Will be collected Saturday, Dec. 26. Have at curb by 7 a.m.

Will be collected Saturday, Jan. 2. Have at curb by 7 a.m.

RECYCLING

Collected as normal

Will be collected Saturday, Dec. 26. Have at curb by 7 a.m.

Will be collected Saturday, Jan. 2. Have at curb by 7 a.m.

YARD WASTE

Collected as normal

Will be collected Saturday, Dec. 26. Have at curb by 7 a.m.

Will be collected Saturday, Jan. 2. Have at curb by 7 a.m.

LANDFILL

Open 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

Closed

Closed

COMPOST SITE

Closed

Closed

Closed