Holiday Closure 2019

Holiday Closure Scheduled for December 23, 2019 - January 1, 2020 

This closure will not affect police and fire services.



The City of Fremont is implementing a Holiday Closure for many non-public safety City services from Monday, December 23, 2019 through Wednesday, January 1, 2020. 

The Holiday Closure is scheduled for the following dates:
Monday, December 23, 2019
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Friday, December 27, 2019
Monday, December 30, 2019

City holidays are observed on the following dates:
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

City offices participating in the Holiday Closure will re-open for business on Thursday, January 2, 2020. Police and fire services will not be affected during this Holiday Closure.

The following is a list of City departments that will remain open and which ones will be closed.

City Administration


No services will be provided by these departments:
  • City Manager’s Office
  • City Attorney’s Office
  • City Clerk’s Office
  • Economic Development
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology Services
City Hall, 3300 Capitol Ave., will be CLOSED to the public. However, City Hall-Building B, will be OPEN to the public for enrollment in recreation programs only on certain dates and times. See below under Recreation Services.

Development Services Center


No services will be provided by these departments:
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Services
  • Housing
  • Permit Center
  • Planning
  • Revenue Division
  • Transportation Engineering
The Development Services Center, 39550 Liberty St., will be CLOSED.

Additional information:
Those who may need assistance with building permits and inspections are encouraged to use the time between now and Friday, December 20 to organize project timelines and visit the Development Services Center, which is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

For those applying for solar installation permits, the deadline to submit plans electronically will be December 13. For more information contact solar permitting staff by email.

Fire Department


Fire Stations will be OPEN.
Sandbags and sand will be available at the following fire stations:
Fire Station No. 10, 5001 Deep Creek Road (cross street: Paseo Padre Parkway). Bring your own shovel.
Fire Station No. 5, 55 Hackamore Lane  (cross street: Warm Springs Blvd.) Bring your own shovel.

 No services will be provided by:
  • Fire Administration, 3300 Capitol Ave., Building A, will be CLOSED.

Human Services Department


The following limited service will be provided:
  • Human Services will provide limited services for Youth & Family Services, Family Resource Center, and Healthy Start Program.
  • Life Eldercare will provide limited services. Clients should contact 510-574-2090 for additional information.
  • Afghan Elderly Association will provide limited services. Clients should contact their caseworker for additional information.
  • Youth & Family Services will have on-call crisis counselors to respond to youth referred from the Alameda County Crisis Receiving Home.
  • Covia/Home Match will be providing services as usual. For more information call 510-574-2173.
  • The majority of agencies at the Fremont Family Resource Center, 39155 Liberty St., will be OPEN to the public.
No services will be provided at:
  • Senior Center, 40086 Paseo Padre Pkwy., will be CLOSED.
  • Fremont Family Resource Center (FRC) Administration, Suite A110 will be CLOSED.
Additional information:
Pre-booked facility rentals and the Winter Shelter will still occur.

Maintenance Center


Limited services will be provided by these divisions:
  • Hazmat
  • Street & Building Maintenance
  • Parks Maintenance
  • Urban Forestry
The Maintenance Center, 42551 Osgood Rd., will be CLOSED.

Additional information:
  • Sandbags and sand will be available at the entrance to the Administrative Office at the Maintenance Center, 42551 Osgood Rd. Bring your own shovel.
  • Regularly-scheduled street sweeping will occur on December 23, 26, 27, and 30, 2019; weather permitting. No street sweeping on City-observed holidays. (We will make every effort to provide service on a different day. Contact the City’s Maintenance Division at 510-979-5700 prior to the closure for your street’s make-up street sweeping date.)  
  • A minimum number of City staff will be available in an on-call status to provide emergency maintenance services such as responding to storm-related issues. 
  • Some sidewalk work, graffiti abatement, and/or changing out street signs may occur.
  • To report a street light malfunction, contact Bear Electrical Solutions by phone at 800-462-3271 or online.

Recreation Services


The following services will be provided:
  • All Community Centers and Recreation Buildings will be CLOSED December 24, 25, and 31, 2019, and January 1, 2020.
  • Parks and Recreation Registration Desk, 3300 Capitol Ave., Building B will be OPEN for walk-in registration of recreation programs from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm December 23, 26, 27, and 30, 2019.
  • The Parks and Recreation Division will offer camps and other programs at some facilities. Visit our registration website for more info.
  • The Fremont Tennis Center will be open for public play, weather permitting. There will be some limited holiday public hours; call 510-790-5510 for more info.

Police Department


Normal services will be provided:
  • Call 911 for emergencies
  • Call 510-790-6800 for non-emergencies (select option 3)
The Police Department lobby, 2000 Stevenson Blvd., will be OPEN to the public from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on December 23, 26, 27 and 30, 2019. The lobby will be CLOSED on December 24, 25, and 31, 2019 and January 1, 2020, for City-observed holidays.

Tri-City Animal Shelter


The Tri City Animal Shelter is OPEN on:
  • Saturday, December 21: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, December 26: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Friday, December 27: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Licensing open 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 28: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Tri City Animal Shelter is CLOSED on:
  • Tuesday, December 24, 2019
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Licensing is CLOSED on:
  • Tuesday, December 24, 2019
  • Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Notes:
  • The shelter is always closed on Sundays and Mondays.
  • Animal Field Services will be limited during the Holiday Closure. 

Street Sweeping


  • Regularly-scheduled street sweeping will occur on December 23, 26, 27, and 30, 2019; weather permitting. No street sweeping on City-observed holidays. (We will make every effort to provide service on a different day. Contact the City’s Maintenance Division at 510-979-5700 prior to the closure for your street’s make-up street sweeping date.)

Garbage, Recycling, and Yardwaste Collection


  • Garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection by Republic Services for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday customers will be delayed one day due to holidays on December 25, 2019 and January 1, 2020. Monday and Tuesday collection will occur as scheduled during both weeks. Call 510-657-3500 for more information or visit their website.