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City Hall, Facilities to Close for Christmas & New Year's; Trash Schedules Not Affected

ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 12-21-2016

 

City Hall and other City facilities will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday, and Sunday and Monday, Jan. 1-2, for the New Year's holiday.

Public safety and mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal. Residents who need assistance with a water or sewer problem may call the following 24-hour emergency numbers: water - (918) 596-9488, and sewer - (918) 586-6999.

Because both Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall on Sundays this year and Sunday is not a trash collection day, trash and recycling collection schedules will not be affected. Twice-a-week customers whose trash is picked up on Wednesday and Saturday will receive regular service on Christmas Eve - Dec. 24, and New Year's Eve - Dec. 31.

The City's mulch site at 2100 N. 145th E. Ave. will be closed Dec. 23-26 and Jan. 1. On Jan. 2, it will resume its usual schedule of 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week, excluding City holidays.

The City of Tulsa Animal Welfare Shelter, 3031 N. Erie Ave., will be open regular hours - noon to 6 p.m. - on Dec. 23, and regular hours - noon to 4 p.m. - on Dec. 24. The shelter will be closed Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 1-2. Tulsa Animal Welfare field services will be closed Dec. 23-26. Animal Welfare will resume normal hours Dec. 27-31, and again on Jan. 3 - noon to 6 p.m. weekdays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, and closed Sunday.

Oxley Nature Center's visitor center will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1, but the trails will be open on those days. Oxley visitor center and trails will be open on Dec. 23, Dec. 26, and Jan. 2. Redbud Valley Nature Preserve trails and restroom will be open Dec. 23; however the visitor center will be closed. Redbud Valley trails, restroom and visitor center will be closed Dec. 24-27, and Jan. 1-3.

Mohawk Park and Page Belcher golf courses will be open Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, but closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. The Tulsa Zoo will be closed Dec. 25, but open on Dec. 24, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

Gilcrease Museum will be open Dec. 24, Dec. 31, and Jan. 1, but closed Dec. 25-26 and Jan. 2. Tulsa Performing Arts Center offices will be closed Dec. 23-26 and Jan. 1-2. Stage performances will be held as scheduled. Ticket sales will be open through MyTicketOffice.com.

Tulsa Transit will provide Saturday level service on Dec. 24, with the call center closing at 7 p.m.; and Saturday level service on Dec. 31. Bus service will not operate Dec. 25-26, with regular service resuming on Dec. 27. Bus service will not operate Jan. 1-2, with regular service resuming on Jan. 3.