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Posted on: June 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City of San Marcos Offices to be Closed July 5

4th Of July City Closures

City of San Marcos offices will be closed Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day. Services at City Hall, the San Marcos Public Library, the San Marcos Activity Center, Discovery Center, Municipal Court, and Utility Offices will be unavailable. Facilities will reopen for normal operating hours Tuesday, July 6.  

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Holiday Schedule

 The San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter will have regular hours of operation Saturday, July 3. The Adoption Center and Intake/Reclaim offices will be closed Monday, July 5 to coincide with other City offices. The Adoption Center will reopen Tuesday, July 6 at noon. The Intake/Reclaim office will reopen Tuesday, July 6 at 8 a.m.  

SMRAS reminds pet owners that loud noises caused by fireworks can be frightening for animals. If possible, bring pets inside and keep them comfortable with bedding and toys. Closing windows and turning on a radio or television can mask noises. Make sure pets wear a collar and ID tag with updated contact information. Microchipping services are available at the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter. If pets do get lost, visit  

The $30 adoption special has been extended until further notice. The special applies to all adoption-ready pets and includes spay/neuter/vet exam, vaccinations, a microchip, and 30 days of free pet health insurance. Adoption specials do not apply to pets being evaluated or receiving/pending treatment. 

Transit Holiday Schedule  

The San Marcos Station will be closed and CARTS will not run Interurban or local SMTX “The Bus” routes on Monday, July 5. The San Marcos Station will reopen, and regular services will resume on Tuesday, July 6.  

As a reminder, riders may purchase Interurban daily and monthly passes on the HopThru App. Passes are also available for purchase at Plaza Saltillo, 412 Comal Street in Austin, or the San Marcos Station, 338 South Guadalupe Street. Drivers do not sell tickets. 

Local SMTX “The Bus” routes will continue to be fare-free until further notice. Per federal public transportation requirements, masks must be worn by passengers on all routes. Passengers are also encouraged to practice social distancing and seating limitations will be enforced. For more information and updates, visit or call 512.805.7433.

Texas Disposal Systems Holiday Schedule

Texas Disposal Systems will operate its usual Monday trash and recycling collection routes. 

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