Tuesday, June 28, 2016

District 10 Update for the 4th of July.

Included is a list of office closures and who to call to report illegal fireworks


Dear Neighbors, 
Below is a reference list of city department operation hours and closures during the 4th of July holiday next week. Please share this information with your neighborhood and have a pleasant holiday. 

City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 to observe Independence Day. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. Other City services will operate as follows:

  • Recycling, organics recycling and garbage will be collected
  • Police will be on duty
  • Fire and EMS personnel will be on duty
  • 3-1-1 Call Center will be operational
  • Downtown visitors will enjoy an on-street pay station and parking meter holiday
  • Dead animal collection crews will be on duty
  • Animal care officers will be on duty
  • San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
  • La Villita and Market Square shops
  • Convention & Visitors Bureau Visitor Information Center
  • Parks & Recreation Department's four regional pools
  • Central Library and all branch libraries
  • All Metro Health locations and clinics
  • SAPD's Administration and Records Section
  • Animal Care Services Lobby and Adoption Center
  • Bitters Brush Recycling Center, 1800 Wurzbach Parkway, and Nelson Gardens Brush Recycling Center, 8963 Nelson
  • Bulky waste collection centers and household hazardous waste sites
  • Municipal Court, 401 S. Frio
  • Pre-K 4 SA offices and its centers
  • Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry
  • Senior Multi-Service Centers 
  • Senior Nutrition Sites (seniors or the general public may contact individual nutrition sites for holiday schedule information)
  • City of San Antonio Community Service Centers
  • Head Start administrative offices and school district sites
  • Child Care Services administrative offices
  • Office of the City Clerk, Passports, Vital Records and Municipal Archives and Records
  • Parks & Recreation Summer Youth Program and Summer Nutrition Program
  • Fitness in the Park and Cultural Classes will not be held
  • Parks & Recreation Community Centers
  • Parks & Recreation Adult and Senior Centers
  • Enrique Barrera Community Fitness Center, 5800 Old Hwy. 90 W
  • McFarlin Tennis Center, 1503 San Pedro
  • San Antonio Natatorium, 1430 W. Cesar Chavez
  • Spanish Governor's Palace (regularly closed on Mondays)
  • La Villita Administrative Offices
  • Market Square Administrative Offices
  • Carver Community Cultural Center, 226 N. Hackberry
The purchase, use and transport of fireworks in the City of San Antonio is illegal and can result in a Class C Misdemeanor which can carry a fine of up to $2,000.

San Antonio residents can protect their homes and families by reporting any fireworks use they see in the city. The San Antonio Fire Department will once again have a Fireworks Hotline in operation on July 4th  to take calls about illegal fireworks use within the city limits.
Monday, July 4th
7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
(210) 207-0202

In 2015, the SAFD responded to 26 incidents on July 4th  related to fireworks, including two structure fires.

Residents are encouraged to visit one of the professional fireworks displays occurring throughout the city including Woodlawn Lake Park.

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