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Posted on: January 14, 2022

City closures and operations for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

graphic image of martin luther king jr, notifying of city closures for mlk holiday

ABILENE, Texas – The majority of City of Abilene offices and service centers will close Monday, January 17, 2022, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. For water emergencies call the water hotline 325.676.6000. For animal related emergencies contact Abilene Police Dispatch at 325.673.8331.

Closed Monday:


City Hall

Abilene Taylor County Public Health District

Parks & Recreation administration office  

Convention Center offices

Abilene Regional Airport administration office

Recreation & senior service centers

Abilene Animal Shelter

Police & Fire administration offices

Solid Waste Services offices

Environmental Recycling Center, Brush Center, & Citizens Convenience Center

Municipal Court (citations due Monday, January 17 will be due January 18 with no penalty)

Main & Mockingbird libraries


Trash Pick-Up:

Residential & commercial:  no pick-up, resume regular schedule Tuesday, January 18


CityLink Transit: will run on regular schedule


South Branch Library: open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Abilene Zoo: open regular hours

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