The Abilene Animal Shelter will be closed January 21. Citizens with an Animal Control emergency may call the Abilene Police Department at 673-8331 and an Animal Services Officer will be available to respond. Any animal that is picked up as a stray during the holiday will be attended to at the shelter. The Animal Shelter will re-open on Tuesday, January 22 at 10:30 a.m. to resume normal business hours.
Solid Waste Services division offices will not be open January 21. There will be no residential refuse collection on Monday. Residents who would normally receive collection service on January 21 will receive service the following Thursday, January 24. Residents who are scheduled for curbside brush and bulky refuse collection on January 21 will receive service the next day, beginning Tuesday, January 22. Commercial refuse collection will continue as scheduled. The Environmental Recycling Center (ERC) will also be closed Monday. The ERC will resume regular business hours on Tuesday.
CityLink Transit will run regular hours on January 21. CityLink offices will also be open January 21.
The Abilene Zoo will be open regular hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on January 21.
The Municipal Court will be closed on January 21. All citations due January 21 will be due on Tuesday, January 22 with no penalty.
Other City closings for January 21 include: City Hall, the Water Office, Health Division, all Abilene Public Library locations, Abilene Civic Center offices, the Development Corporation of Abilene, the Airport Administration Office, City Recreation and Senior Citizen Centers.
The Water Services Center, 701 E. Hwy. 80, will be open on January 21, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., to take delinquent payments for customers whose water has been turned off and for new customers needing water service.
For water emergencies, sewer problems and reports of water conservation ordinance violations, citizens may call the Water Services Center's emergency hotline, 676-6000, seven days a week, 24 hours a day.