Residents whose recycling pickup is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 28, may receive service March 1 instead as the City of Victoria is experiencing delays with its recycling pickup due to equipment issues.

The City will finish picking up recycling today for residents whose recycling was scheduled for Monday. Residents whose recycling pickup is scheduled for Tuesday should still leave their recycling out on the curb. If it is not picked up today, it will be picked up Wednesday.

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Because there are no trash pickups scheduled for Wednesday, the City will be able to use its trash pickup equipment to complete all of the remaining recycling pickups.

The City is in the process of buying new recycling trucks to supplement its fleet. The City will receive its first new truck later today, and it will receive another truck in about three weeks.

As a reminder, residents should always have their trash and recycling on their curbs by 7 a.m. on scheduled pickup days.

To look up your pickup schedule for trash, recycling and yard waste, visit


Victoria Police Department to host community meeting

Residents will have an opportunity to learn about the Victoria Police Department and other departments that serve their neighborhoods during an upcoming community meeting hosted by VPD’s Community Engagement Unit.

The come-and-go meeting will be hosted 11-1 p.m. March 15 at the Community Center Annex, 2905 E. North St., as part of the monthly Lunch and Learn series hosted by the Victoria Police Department and the Victoria Fire Department.

Residents will be able to ask questions and provide feedback.

The Victoria Fire Department will provide free health screenings. To register for a health screening, visit

Lunch and Learn sessions are hosted on the third Wednesday of every month at the Community Center Annex. For more information, contact the Victoria Police Department Community Engagement Unit at 361-485-3808 or

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