Monday, February 15, 2021

City of Austin Offices, Facilities to Close for Presidents' Day

For immediate release: February 15, 2021
Contact: Communications and Public Information Office, 512-974-2220,


TODAY: City of Austin Offices, Facilities to Close for Presidents' Day

City of Austin administrative offices and public facilities will close for the Presidents' Day holiday today, February 15, 2021.

Trash and Recycling Schedules

All Austin Resource Recovery (ARR) trash, recycling and compost collections will be unaffected for the Presidents' Day holiday, although routes may be delayed due to winter weather. For the most up-to-date information on all your ARR collections, download the Austin Recycles App for your Apple or Android device. or visit to sign up for collection reminders and alerts.

Administrative offices will be closed Monday and the Recycle & Reuse Drop-off Center (RRDOC) remains closed to the public for the time being. Visit for updates on the status of the RRDOC and the availability of drop-off appointments.

Austin Public Health COVID-19 Testing Site Schedule
All Austin Public Health COVID-19 Testing Sites—except the Pflugerville location at 103 North Railroad Avenue—will be closed on Monday. Residents can schedule a COVID-19 test through Austin Public Health Department, by visiting

Parks and Recreation Facilities Schedules
Parks and Recreation Department pools, tennis centers, golf courses, and the Zilker Botanical Garden are currently scheduled for regular business hours on Monday, but could face closures due to forecasts for winter storms on that day.

Residents are encouraged to check the Parks and Recreation website at in advance to ensure facilities aren't closed due to inclement weather.

Austin Public Library Schedule
Austin Public Library, Recycled Reads Bookstore, and the Austin History Center branches will closed on Monday. Library resources that are available remotely can be accessed at the Austin Public Library website:

Austin Animal Center Schedule
The Austin Animal Center will close for Presidents' Day, reopening on Tuesday.

For questions about city services or information call 3-1-1. You can also submit service requests from the Austin 3-1-1 mobile app.

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