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Posted on: June 14, 2022

City offices closed Monday for Juneteenth observance

Juneteenth 2022

June 14, 2022 - City offices will close Monday, June 20, to observe the Juneteenth holiday. Trash and recycling pickups will move to Wednesday, June 22. Parks will remain open. See complete list.

Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans. On June 19, 1865, Union troops reached Texas, the last Confederate state that still had forced enslavement. It is also often observed to celebrate African-American culture. Because June 19 is on Sunday, the holiday will be observed Monday, June 20.

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