Memorial Day will see a certain amount of government agencies and private institutions closed for business in honor of the public holiday.
The city halls in Texas City, League City, Clear Lake Shores, Bayou Vista, Tiki Island, Galveston, Jamaica Beach, La Marque, Santa Fe, Friendswood, Hitchcock and Kemah are all closed today.
Also expect the Galveston County and Federal Courthouse to be closed. The holiday has affected the trash-pick-up in certain residential areas while other areas remain unaffected. The areas of La Marque, Texas City and Kemah will have to wait on Thursday to have their trash picked up. The All other areas will have their trash picked-up as scheduled, except the city of Galveston scheduled for Tuesday. Commercial trash pick-up will happen the day before and the day after the Memorial Day holiday.
There will be a few banks opened today; for the most part schools, the post office and libraries will also be closed.