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Posted on: February 2, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City offices closed Thursday

Arctic blast to hit area.

KILLEEN, Texas (Feb. 2, 2022) – In anticipation of winter conditions, all City of Killeen offices will be closed on Thursday. A decision on Friday’s status has not yet been made.

For Election Services, please contact the City Secretary, Lucy Aldrich at 254.501-7717 - please leave a message as this voice mailbox will be monitored 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; or, by email at laldrich@killeentexas.gov.

Emergency personnel will remain on full staff. Residents are asked to use the Police non-emergency line when possible at 254-501-8800, and use 911 in case of an emergency.

City staff is closely watching the system and we will provide constant updates of any impact to city services on our website (killeentexas.gov and clicking on the Winter Weather banner) and social media outlets.

The city will open a warming center nightly beginning tonight. The center locations and hours are as follows:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 2, 8 p.m. to 8 a.m., Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard)
  • Thursday-Friday, Feb. 3-4, 6 p.m. to 8 a.m., Moss Rose Center (1103 E Ave. E), dinner will be served at 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 5, 6 p.m. to 8 a.m., Rosa Hereford Community Center (2201 E. Veterans Memorial Boulevard)

Road crews will be on standby through the weekend, with salt and sand trucks prepared to treat major roads. However, some bridges and overpasses likely will become impassable and be closed. Residents are urged to stay off the roads, but if you do need to travel use extreme caution and maintain a safe distance between you and other cars.

To get the latest up to date information from the City follow us on Facebook (@KilleenTexas), Instagram (@CityOfKilleen), Twitter (@CityOfKilleen) and YouTube (@CityofKilleenTX), signup for alerts from our website by visiting www.killeentexas.gov/alertcenter and signup for emergency alerts from our CodeRED system at www.killeentexas.gov/ohsem.

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