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City offices take a holiday
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano
Over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, some city of Austin administrative offices and municipal facilities will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday, with normal business hours resuming Monday, Dec. 28. The next week, they will be closed Thursday, Dec. 31 and Friday, Jan. 1, with business hours resuming on Monday. City libraries, museums, recreation centers and cultural arts centers will all be impacted by the holiday closures. According to a statement from the city, “Trash, recycling and yard trimmings collection for Austin Resource Recovery customers will ‘slide’ one day for residents whose collection day is Friday the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day. Collections scheduled for Friday, Dec. 25 will be collected Saturday, Dec. 26. Collections scheduled for Friday, Jan. 1 will be collected Saturday, Jan. 2. Austin Resource Recovery customers can visit austinrecycles.com and select My Schedule to get personalized calendars that show their collection days, including holiday slide days.”
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