City of Austin administrative offices and other municipal facilities will be closed Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of Presidents Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, Feb. 19.
Closures include City Council offices, City Hall and the Austin Public Library system – including the Central Library, Branch Libraries, Recycled Reads and the Austin History Center.
All Parks and Recreation Department museums, cultural arts centers and senior centers will be closed for the holiday.
Zilker Botanical Gardens, the Austin Nature and Science Center, City-operated golf courses, year round pools (Big Stacy, Bartholomew, Barton Springs, Deep Eddy and Springwoods) and only district recreation centers – Dittmar, Dove, Givens, Gus Garcia and Turner Roberts – will remain open regular hours on Presidents Day. The Austin Animal Center will also open regular hours.
Trash, recycling and yard trimmings collection days for Austin Resource Recovery customers will not change. The Recycle and Reuse Drop Off Center (formerly Household Hazardous Waste) will open normal hours.
On the Sunday before Presidents Day a number of roads will be closed for the Austin Marathon. The marathon will span a large area of the Central City both north and south of Lady Bird Lake from approximately 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Alternate routes are recommended for motorists. Street closures and route maps may be viewed at: http://www.austintexas.gov/event/austin-marathon-0
Residents looking for information about city services may call 3-1-1. Service requests can also be submitted through the Austin 3-1-1 mobile app.
Communications and Public Information Office
301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, TX 78701