City of Palestine Announces Closings for the Thanksgiving Day Holiday

The City of Palestine has announced holiday closings for the
upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday.

The following city offices and facilities will close at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 24th, and will be closed Thursday, November 25th, and Friday, November 26th. City offices will resume normal
business hours on Monday, November 29th at 8:00 am.
•City Hall, which includes Customer Service, Municipal Court, Finance, Development Services, Public
Works, Utilities, City Manager’s Office, Police Administration, Fire Administration, City
Secretary, Human Resources, Streets, and Emergency Management Office
•Palestine Economic Development and Main Street Offices
•Palestine Parks and Recreation Offices
•Palestine Visitor Center
•The Palestine Library will be open Wednesday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and closed Thursday and
Friday. Materials may be returned in the exterior book drop 24/7.

The following is scheduled from Public Works:
•City garbage will not run on Thursday, November 25th. Thursday's trash will be picked up on Friday and Friday's trash will be picked up on Saturday.
•The Compost Site on Spring Street will be open on Wednesday, November 24th from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm and closed on Saturday, November 27th. The site will reopen on Wednesday, December 1st for regular
scheduled Compost Facility hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
•To report after-hours and holiday water/sewer/road issues that require immediate attention, please contact City Hall at 903-729-2254, and press “0” for immediate assistance.
Residents are asked to dial 911 for emergency issues.
For questions or additional information, you may contact the City of Palestine/Police
Department PIO at 903-731-8418 or by email at