City of Laredo FY 2020 - 2021

Holiday Schedule

As per Ordinance, Section 2-58, Holidays and Council Motion approval

1. Founder's Day Monday, October 12, 2020


Veteran’s Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020


Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 26, 2020


Friday After Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 27, 2020


Christmas Eve

Thursday, December 24, 2020


Christmas Day

Friday, December 25, 2020


New Year’s Eve

Thursday, December 31, 2020


New Year’s Day

Friday, January 1, 2021


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 18, 2021


President’s Day

Monday, February 15, 2021


Friday before Easter Sunday

Friday, April 2, 2021


Easter Monday

Monday, April 5, 2021


Memorial Day/September 11 (Remembrance Day)

Monday, May 31, 2021


Independence Day

Monday, July 5, 2021


Labor Day

Monday, September 6, 2021


Personal Holiday*

Date subject to department director’s approval and after being employed with the City for one (1) year


Personal Holiday*


Wellness Day**

Must have been employed with the City of Laredo for at least one (1) year and be covered under the City’s Medical plan


Wellness Day**







*The department shall insure that each one of their employees take the holiday assigned to them for that fiscal year; the employee shall take the personal holiday before the end of the fiscal year or lose it. If the employee has to work on their designated holiday, they will be allowed to reschedule their holiday as determined by their department director. To ensure operating efficiency of the department, the employee must submit a three-day written notice unless a personal hardship does not allow for an advance notification.

**Wellness days are earned on a per fiscal year basis and activities must be completed by August 31st of each year to be eligible for the wellness days. Wellness day(s) off must be requested at least three-days in advance in order to ensure the operating efficiency of the respective department. Wellness Days off must be taken within the same fiscal year wellness activities were completed. Wellness Days will not carry over from one fiscal year to the next. A minimum of one wellness day must be taken (may not be broken down nor be used to complete hours). Employees who have worked less than one year may still participate in wellness activities; however, reward(s) will not be available.


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