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Posted on: December 21, 2020

City Offices Closed for Christmas

City Hall Offices Closed for Holidays

City of San Marcos offices, including City Hall, Activity Center, Animal Shelter, Municipal Court, Public Library, and Utility Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. 

San Marcos Municipal Court, located at the Hays County Government Center at 712 South Stagecoach Road, will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 25 to coincide with the Hays County holiday facility closings. 

The Animal Shelter receiving and reclaiming department will be open on Wednesday, Dec. 23 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and closed on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, to coincide with other City offices. The Animal Shelter adoption center will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 23 through Friday, Dec. 25. Emergency animal services are available by calling the San Marcos Police Department non-emergency line at 512.753.2108.

The Activity Center will be closed from Thursday, Dec. 24 through Saturday, Dec. 26. 

San Marcos Ride Carts Holiday Schedule 

Local San Marcos "The Bus" routes and paratransit will operate from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24 and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31. Transit routes will be closed for service on Friday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Jan. 1, in observance of Christmas and New Year’s holiday.

The San Marcos Station / Greyhound station will be open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24. The station will be closed from Friday, Dec. 25 through Saturday, Dec. 26. Riders may purchase interurban daily and monthly passes on the HopThru App. Passes are available for purchase at Plaza Saltillo located at 412 Comal St. in Austin or the San Marcos Station located at 338 S. Guadalupe Street. For public health concerns, proper face coverings are required. 

For more information and updates, please visit or call 512.805.7433. 

Texas Disposal Systems Holiday Schedule

All services from Friday, Dec. 25 are to be completed on Saturday, Dec. 26. Services from Friday, Jan. 1 will be completed on Saturday, Jan. 2. Trash pick-up for Thursday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 31 is scheduled for regular operating hours. Customers planning to go out of town are asked to put their carts on the curb no earlier than 7 p.m. the night before scheduled pick up and return it to the house as soon as they return.  

Residents who will be gone all week are encouraged to ask a neighbor to take their trash cart to the curb on their trash day and then return it to their home after pickup.

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