City announces Veterans Day holiday schedule of City services

Published on November 06, 2023

Communications and Engagement Department    

SAN ANTONIO (November 6, 2023) — City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2023 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. Other City services will operate as follows: 

Public Safety

  • Police will be on duty
  • Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty
  • Animal Care Officers will be on duty

General Services

  • 3-1-1 Call Center will be operational from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., press 1 for urgent animal concerns and traffic signal malfunctions until 11 p.m.
  • Housing Assistance Hotline (210-207-5910) and Homeless Connections Hotline (210-207-1799) will not be operational
  • Code Enforcement Officers will be available for inspections and emergency coverage
  • Downtown parking visitors will enjoy an on-street parking meter holiday (this does not apply to off-street City-operated garages and lots)

Waste Collection & Drop Off

  • Recycling, organics and garbage will be collected
  • Dead animal collection will be on duty on a skeleton crew
  • Bitters and Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling drop-off centers (Nelson location is operated by Atlas Organics) will be closed
  • Bulky Waste drop-off centers and Household Hazardous Waste sites (Frio City Rd., Rigsby and Culebra) will be closed

Facilities & Administrative Offices

  • Open
    • City parks and trails will be open
    • All library locations, including Central Library will be open on Friday, Nov. 10 but closed on Saturday, Nov. 11
    • Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center will be open on Friday, Nov. 10 but closed on Saturday, Nov. 11
    • Municipal Court magistration services and SAPD's detention center will be open
    • Alicia Treviño Lopez and Doris Griffin Senior Centers will be open
    • Head Start administrative offices and school district sites will be open
    • Pre-K 4 SA Centers, CEO and corporate office will be open
    • Spanish Governor’s Palace will be open
    • La Villita and Market Square shops will be open
    • Centro de Artes Gallery at Market Square will be open
  • Closed
    • The Darner Headquarters and Park Reservations Office will be closed
    • City of San Antonio Community Centers, Adult and Senior Centers, the Natatorium, Fairchild and McFarlin Tennis Centers and the Barrera Community Fitness Center will be closed
    • All Metro Health clinics and offices will be closed
    • San Antonio Municipal Court will be closed
    • SAPD’s Administration and Records Section will be closed
    • SAFD Administrative Offices will be closed
    • San Antonio Municipal Court will be closed
    • Senior/Adult Comprehensive Centers and Senior Nutrition Sites will be closed
    • Willie Velasquez, Claude Black and Frank Garrett community centers will be closed
    • Child Care Services administrative offices will be closed
    • Carver Community Cultural Center will be closed
    • Alamodome Offices and Box Office will be closed
    • La Villita and Market Square administrative offices will be closed
    • Culture Commons Gallery at Plaza de Armas will be closed
    • Solid Waste Management administrative offices including Customer Service will be closed
    • Development Services Department will be closed
    • Economic Development Department will be closed
    • Office of Historic Preservation will be closed
    • Planning Department will be closed
    • Neighborhood and Housing Services will be closed
    • Office of the City Clerk, including Vital Records, will be closed