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December 19, 2013

City of Palestine announces holiday closing schedule

PALESTINE — The City of Palestine will observe the following Christmas and New Year Holiday schedule:

City Hall, which includes customer service, municipal court, finance, development services, public works, utilities, city manager’s office, police administration, city secretary, human resources, streets and warehouse services, Palestine Visitor Center, the Main Street office and Palestine Economic Development Corp. will be closed a half-day Friday and all day Tuesday, Wednesday and New Year's Day.

The Palestine Mall concourse will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday and remain closed Wednesday for Christmas, to resume resume normal hours on Dec. 26. The mall concourse also will be closed New Year’s Day.

The Palestine Public Library will be closed a half-day Friday, all day Tuesday, Wednesday and New Year's Day.

The Palestine Civic Center will be closed Wednesday only.

The city compost site will be closed Wednesday and New Year's Day.

The holiday closings will affect recycling and trash pick-up for both the Christmas week and New Year’s week. If your normal garbage pickup day is a Thursday, your day will be moved to Friday, and if your normal pickup day is a Friday, your pick up day will be Saturday. Recycling and bulk pick-up will be on Thursday.

For more information or to report non-emergency issues please contact City Hall at (903) 731-8400.

All emergency services will be running as normal, please dial 911 for emergency assistance.

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