Neighborhood Community Involvement
Neighborhood associations have participated in a variety of activities and projects, such as park developments, scholarship programs, school supply drives, security lighting projects, street improvements, tree plantings and youth activities.
IRVING NEIGHBORHOOD COOKBOOK IS HERE
The digital Irving Neighborhood Cookbook is here. The city's Communications Department collected all submitted recipes and created the digital cookbook as a way for all Irving neighbors to connect with each other. The cookbook includes recipes for appetizers, desserts casseroles and more.
Neighborhood association leaders are encouraged to share the cookbook with their neighbors. Residents can post photos of recipes made on their social media accounts and use #IrvingCookbook.
WANT TO SUBMIT A RECIPE?
Email a recipe to Tammy Hanson and Rebecca Banks. Email submissions should use "Irving Neighborhood Cookbook" in the subject line.
Get Involved with the City of Irving
Residents who would like to serve their city are encouraged to apply for a volunteer position on one of the many boards, commissions, and committees. Boards and commissions advise the City Council on a variety of issues and play a significant role in maintaining interaction between residents and city government.
The Citizens' Police Academy is designed to provide the public with a working knowledge of the Irving Police Department, as well as its’ personnel and policies.
The Irving Fire Department Citizens Fire Academy (CFA) is a program designed to inform the residents about the city’s fire department, including topics on equipment and operations, fire prevention, hazardous materials, fire codes and more.
The Green Neighbor Program is designed to foster resident awareness and encourage best practices of an environmentally friendly lifestyle. This voluntary program encourages residents to evaluate their current practices and determine new ways they can live a greener life.
The Irving 360° Civic Academy was designed to give participants a behind-the-scenes look at daily city operations and encourage civic engagement.
Irving high school students can participate in Youth 360° Civic Academy.
Keep Irving Beautiful is a dedicated group of volunteers and staff committed to developing solutions to littering and establishing a clean Irving community.
Neighborhood Watch was created to obtain resident involvement in discouraging and preventing residential crime. The program uses resident involvement to secure their own homes and personal property and to report any suspicious activities to the police.
Stay Connected with the City of Irving
The resident newsletter, City Spectrum, is mailed to every residential postal customer in the city on a monthly basis. The award-winning newsletter serves as a main source for city information.
Irving water customers receive this single-page publication every month with their water bills. The insert provides details from various departments in an easy-to-read format.
Email subscribers get a weekly dose of news and announcements, as well as upcoming events in the city’s electronic newsletter.
Neighborhood News is a weekly email newsletter to the city's neighborhood association leaders and members. The newsletter includes city news updates, upcoming events and inclusive neighborhood content