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DATE: October 5, 2015 9:59:07 AM PDT

San José City Hall, City offices to close for Columbus Day

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For Immediate Release 
October 5, 2015

Jocelyn Fong, Communications Secretary
Phone: (408) 535-8112


San José City Hall, City offices to close for Columbus Day holiday

SAN JOSE, Calif. - San José City Hall and other City offices will close on Monday, October 12 in observance of Columbus Day. All City offices will reopen on Tuesday, October 13. The Police and Fire Departments, along with other critical City services, will remain unaffected by the closure.

Customer Contact Center: The City's Customer Contact Center will be closed on this City-observed holiday. An answering service will provide information and assistance to callers during the holiday. Non-emergency requests requiring follow-up will be routed to the proper department and handled during open business hours. 

Library Schedule: MLK Library will be open. All other City library branches will be closed and will resume regular hours on Tuesday, October 13.

Community Centers: Residents should check with their local community center for hours of operation during the holidays. Community Center information is available at or in the Citywide Activity Guide.

Garbage and Recycling pickup will occur as normal on Monday, October 12.

Garbage Bills or New Accounts: Contact your garbage, recycling or yard trimmings collection company to report missed collections, damaged carts, service issues or to change your cart size. Go to to find your waste collection company.

If you have any questions about City services, please call (408) 535-3500. 


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