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Posted on: December 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City of Victoria closures for Christmas, New Year’s Day

Merry Christmas

All nonemergency City of Victoria offices will close Thursday, Dec. 23, and Friday, Dec. 24, in observance of Christmas. Offices also will close Friday, Dec. 31, in observance of New Year’s Day.


The Victoria Public Library will close Dec. 23-25.

The library will close early at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 30 and will close all day Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.


Garbage and curbside recycling will be collected as normally scheduled.

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 garbage collection days Dec. 27-31. Yard waste will not be collected Dec. 27-31 to accommodate the extra garbage collection services.

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 5 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. 

Live Christmas trees will be collected on residents’ regularly designated yard waste collection days beginning Monday, Jan. 3. Stands, lights, ornaments and other artificial materials must be removed from the tree. Artificial and flocked trees will not be accepted as yard waste. 


The compost site will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1.

The landfill will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.


Riverside Golf Course will be closed Dec. 25. The course will be open Dec. 24 and Jan. 1.

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