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Happy Holidays: City Announces Schedule

Post Date:12/19/2019 3:30 PM

AMARILLO, TX – The City of Amarillo has announced a schedule for the holidays, including schedules for Amarillo City Transit and trash/waste pickup.

Here is the schedule:

● City Hall offices will be closed Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), Christmas Day (Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Jan. 1).

● For waste/trash pickup, residential service will operate on a normal schedule for the week of Christmas. For commercial service, Wednesday (Christmas Day) routes will be serviced on Thursday (Dec. 26). The landfill will be closed on Christmas Day. For the week of New Year’s, residential service will operate as normal. Commercial service on Wednesday (New Year’s Day) will provided on Thursday (Jan. 2.) The landfill will be closed on New Year’s Day.

● Transit Service (Bus Service) will operate on a Saturday schedule on Christmas Eve (Tuesday, Dec. 24). There is no transit service on Christmas Day. On New Year’s Eve (Tuesday, Dec. 31), bus service will operate on a Saturday schedule. There is no bus service on New Year’s Day.

● There WILL NOT  be a meeting of Amarillo City Council on Tuesday (Dec. 24) and Tuesday (Dec. 31). The next meeting for Amarillo City Council will be Tuesday (Jan. 7) at 1 p.m. Council Connect (the City of Amarillo’s citizen engagement tool) is scheduled for Tuesday (Jan. 7) at 5:30 p.m. at Amarillo Downtown Library, 413 S.E. Fourth Ave. Councilmembers Elaine Hays and Freda Powell will be in attendance.

●All locations for Amarillo Public Library will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. All library locations will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on New Year’s Eve (Tuesday, Dec. 31). This is a change from regular operating hours, as locations are usually open either 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (downtown and southwest) or noon to 9 p.m. (east, north and northwest) on Tuesdays.

For more information, contact City of Amarillo Communications Manager Dave Henry at (806) 378-5219 or by email at

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