The City of Kerrville has announced that most city offices, including City Hall and the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, will remain closed through at least Thursday. The February 3rd Planning & Zoning meeting has been cancelled, and the city’s landfill and transfer station will be closed until further notice.
Republic Services will not be collecting trash Thursday, and will announce upcoming plans regarding Friday and Saturday collections.
A warming center has been set up at the First United Methodist Church gymnasium, 321 Thompson Drive, from 8 a.m. until dark Thursday and Friday. Individuals are asked to bring their own clothes, food, drink and medicine during their stay. Currently, there will not be an overnight shelter, but city officials will continue to monitor the situation and open one if necessary.
The Kerrville Police Department and Fire Department are reporting that area driving conditions remain extremely hazardous, and are expected to continue to present significant travel obstacles until at least mid-day Friday as light precipitation and sub-freezing temperatures impact bridges and roads. Residents are reminded to beware of frozen and icy driveways, sidewalks and parking lots.’
Citizens are encouraged to stay indoors and avoid travel if at all possible. The City also reminds residents to take care of pets, plants, pipes, and check on their neighbors during the winter storm.
Further updates will be posted on the City of Kerrville and Kerrville Police Department’s Facebook pages and websites.