News Flash

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Animal Services Resumes Regular Business Hours May 17

Irving Animal Care Campus - 4140 Valley View Lane Irving, TX 75038

The Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC) returns to normal business hours beginning Sunday, May 17. Normal operating hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The IACC is closed on Sunday and Monday.

In an effort to p...

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Animal Services
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Develop a COVID-19 Emergency Plan for Pets

COVID-19: Plan for Pets

There is no question that the current pandemic has caused physical, mental and economic anxiety for all of us. Having a plan in place can help relieve the stress of caring for your pet if you or a family member become unexpectedly ill. Taking these simple...

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Additional Info... Animal Services
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Pet's Excessive Barking, Howling can be a Nuisance to Neighbors

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Excessive barking, howling or other noises from animals kept on a resident’s property disturb the peace and quiet of surrounding neighbors. It is also a violation of Section 6-5 Loud Animals of the Irving Code of Ordinances.

Residents can report a problem ...

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Animal Services

News Flash

Aquatics

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Library, Parks and Recreation Announce Reopenings in June

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The City of Irving will open a limited number of library, park, recreational facilities beginning June 1, with more coming June 8. Facilities that serve Irving residents across the city and provide the safest structure for reopening were carefully selecte...

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Aquatics
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Governor’s Order and Reopening Public Swimming Pools

Lively Park Pool - Irving TX

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order released on May 5 referenced the reopening of public swimming pools on May 8, if permitted by the local government. When city facilities closed in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Irving began...

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Aquatics
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Irving Parks and Recreation Closures, Cancellations

City Hall, Irving, Texas

Dallas County declared a disaster for public health, and on March 23, amended its order for public gatherings. As a result, the City of Irving is taking action regarding specific city-sponsored events and activities with 10 or greater participants, as wel...

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See more COVID-19 updates from the city Aquatics
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Irving Lifeguard Makes Way to Med School

Lead Pool Supervisor Allie Armato oversees a drill with Irving lifeguards.

Lead Pool Supervisor Allie Armato has been working at Cimarron family aquatic center every summer for the past six years. During her time poolside she developed a passion for helping people, and now she is taking that passion to Texas Tech University's Pa...

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Learn more about Lifeguarding and Employment Aquatics

News Flash

Budget

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Budget Public Hearings; Residents Encouraged to Provide Input

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Planning for the city’s 2020-21 fiscal year (FY) budget is underway, and residents have the opportunity to provide input on the budget during public hearings, via email or by using the Ask the BFFs input form. Resident comments can be made to th...

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Visit the City of Irving Budget website Budget

News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Library, Parks and Recreation Announce Reopenings in June

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The City of Irving will open a limited number of library, park, recreational facilities beginning June 1, with more coming June 8. Facilities that serve Irving residents across the city and provide the safest structure for reopening were carefully selecte...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Explore Irving's Parks with a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

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So you think you know Irving’s parks? The Parks and Recreation Department challenges families and individuals to a Virtual Scavenger Hunt that will test their knowledge of the great features found right here in Irving. The hunt is family friendl...

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See Scavenger Hunt instructions City of Irving News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Budget Public Hearings; Residents Encouraged to Provide Input

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Planning for the city’s 2020-21 fiscal year (FY) budget is underway, and residents have the opportunity to provide input on the budget during public hearings, via email or by using the Ask the BFFs input form. Resident comments can be made to th...

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Visit the City of Irving Budget website City of Irving News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

DFW Airport Temporarily Closing Primary Runway

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Starting June 1, DFW International Airport (DFW) will begin a runway rehabilitation program that will start with a runway on the west side of the airport. Due to the construction and operational changes, communities around Walnut Hill Lane and west Esters...

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Fact Sheet - 2020 Rehabilitation of Runway 18R/36L City of Irving News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Irving’s 2019 Water Quality Report Available Online

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In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, and other community systems, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Smart Irrigation can Save Money on Water Bill

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Water conservation is crucial to ensuring future water supply availability, but it is also helps prevent overspending on water bills. As the temperature heats up and lawns “green” up, the tendency is to increase irrigation. This practi...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

SEWA International Distributes Food at SLPS Community Center

A man wearing a face mask works a food distribution event at the SLPS Community Center.

SEWA International and the SLPS Community Center joined with other partners to provide food and masks to Irving residents in need.  The groups participate in service projects regularly to benefit the community.

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Heritage Park Redevelopment Begins May 26

Architect rendering of the new Heritage Park stage facility.

Photo (right): Architectural rendering of the new Heritage Park entertainment stage building.

Redevelopment of Heritage Park begins May 26. Residents will see safety fencing spring up, and then demolition work and relocation of amenities will occur. Constr...

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Read more about the project City of Irving News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Mayor's Message: Thanks for All Your Efforts

Irving Animal Services Officer delivers pet food to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer sends a special message to residents, healthcare workers, first responders, frontline workers and the city’s employees for all their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

"I’m proud of the resp...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Governor Abbott, DPS Announce Limited Reopening Of Driver License Offices

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin a phased opening of driver license offices starting May 26th with limited service offerings. As part of this opening plan, DPS will launch a statewide driver ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Irving City Hall Open for Limited Business

Irving, Texas, City Hall

Beginning Monday, May 18, the Irving City Hall lobby will reopen for limited business with modifications in place to keep employees and visitors safe. All public business will be conducted in the west side of the first floor lobby of City Hall adjacent to...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

DART Making Bus Service Changes in June

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Several Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) bus service changes are scheduled for Monday, Jun. 1. Flex Routes 840, 841, 843 and 870, serving South Irving, the Telecom Corridor, South Plano and East Plano respectively, will become local routes and will no lon...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 17, 2020

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off Ahead of Schedule

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

Irving residents will see crews rehabilitating roads ahead of schedule as part the city’s Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project. The milling and overlay work on residential streets usually begins in June when the school year ends and runs th...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

High Grass and Weeds are a Violation of City Code

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The City of Irving’s Code Enforcement Department reminds residents about high grass and weeds.

Grass and weeds more than 10 inches in height are a violation of city code. Grass and weeds must be mowed to the edge of the roadway, including any all...

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Mowing Liens: Frequently Asked Questions City of Irving News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

2020 Census Self-Response Phase Extended

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The 2020 Census is underway! In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Census Bureau extended the period in which people can respond online, by phone or by mail through Oct. 31.

Information collected in the 2020 Census will determine the congressional...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 17, 2020

Recognizing the Importance of Building Safety

Irving Director of Inspections Department Wayne Snell holds proclamation from City Council.

Photo: Director of Inspections Wayne Snell accepted the Building Safety Month proclamation at the April 16 City Council meeting.

Irving has a number of stunning homes and buildings. Hours of planning, design and labor go into each one with the goal of inco...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Defend Irving's Drains

Flushing a toilet.

Wastewater overflows are costly, and residents can assist in preventing clogged drains by following one simple tip:

Flush ONLY toilet paper down the toilet.

 

Flushing wipes, paper towels and other items can cause backups in homes, as well as damage...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Now Enrolling … Summer Art and Theater Camp

Teens paint canvasses during Teen Scene Camp at Irving Arts Center.

This summer, campers can experience the “most excellent“ time travel adventures exploring art and culture throughout the ages with hands-on classes in visual arts, theater, music, creative writing and more.

Irving Arts Center Summer Cam...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Message from Mayor Rick Stopfer

Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer

We will get through this together, Irving.

COVID-19 has greatly affected our community, and the last few months have taken a toll on the residents and businesses in Irving. The Shelter-in-Place Order issued by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins in mid-March ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Governor’s Order and Reopening Public Swimming Pools

Lively Park Pool - Irving TX

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order released on May 5 referenced the reopening of public swimming pools on May 8, if permitted by the local government. When city facilities closed in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Irving began...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Irving Launches Back to Business Campaign

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The City of Irving developed the Irving Back to Business Toolkit to help non-essential businesses reopen safely now that the state has issued phase 1 of the Reopen Texas Plan. 

The city wants to help its valued business partners maneuver ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

2020 Special Collection Events Canceled

Collection of auto battery, tires and other items considered hazardous household waste.

Due to the COVID-19 disaster, Irving Solid Waste Services has canceled its remaining special collection events through Sept. 30, 2020. This includes:

  • May 15 | Shredding and Electronics Collection
  • June 27 | Home Chemical Collection
  • July 10 | Shredding and Ele...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Irving Archives and Museum Holds Collecting Initiative for COVID Pandemic

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The Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) is committed to preserving the history of the city and its residents, and the IAM is seeking help to fulfill its mission during this challenging moment. The IAM is launching a collecting initiative to document the expe...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

North Campion Trails, Parks Remain Closed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Parks and sections of north Campion Trail along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River remain closed due to flooding. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users.

Parks with closed areas and sections of the trail ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Hidden Ridge DART Station Construction Begins Soon

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Irving residents and Orange Line passengers can expect construction activity between the North Lake College and Irving Convention Center stations to begin by early May, as DART’s 65th light rail station - Hidden Ridge - begins to take shape. The...

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View DART station locations in Google Maps City of Irving News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Face Coverings Required at All City Facilities

City Hall, Irving, Texas

Effective April 18, all city facilities that are open or partially open to the public require all individuals over the age of 2 to wear an appropriate face mask or covering for the health and safety of city employees and guests. Facilities include City Ha...

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Visit the City of Irving COVID-19 Information page City of Irving News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Pay Utility Bills from Home

Water Utilities Website on a Laptop

There are a number of ways residents can pay their utility bills, either by mail, phone or satellite centers. But the easiest and most convenient way is online.

The City of Irving’s Utility Payment website accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa de...

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City of Irving News

News Flash

Posted on: October 8, 2019

City of Irving Code Enforcement Q&As

Cars parked on both sides of a residential street.

Setting the record straight: Code Enforcement answers residents’ questions about rules and regulations regarding property maintenance.

Is the city responsible for maintaining alleyways in residential neighborhoods?

No. The property owner or reside...

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Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Is a Building Permit Needed?

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The City of Irving Inspections Department reminds residents that permits are required to erect, alter, move, enlarge, replace, demolish or repair a structure or building.

Residents should verify that contractors have obtained proper permits for any work be...

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Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2019

High Grass and Weeds a Violation of City Code

Person cutting grass with manual push mower.

The City of Irving’s Code Enforcement Department reminds residents about high grass and weeds.

Grass and weeds more than 10 inches in height are a violation of city code. Grass and weeds must be mowed to the edge of the roadway, including any alleyways. Ed...

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Mowing Liens: Frequently Asked Questions Code Enforcement Updates
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Improving Curb Appeal of Your Property

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What is curb appeal? The visual attractiveness of a home from the street. How can property owners enhance the curb appeal of their homes and businesses for little to no money? The City of Irving's Code Enforcement department offers ideas:

  • Pick up litter, t...
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Code Enforcement Updates

News Flash

Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line Established

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As a result of the current state of emergency, the North Texas Behavioral Health Authority launched a dedicated COVID-19 mental health support line to provide trauma informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety. Th...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Limited Access at City Hall; Due Dates Extended

City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., Irving Texas

Due to the limited public access in City Hall:

  • CDBG, ESG, and HOME Grant application due date have been extended to April 10, 2020.
  • The submittal of the Home Rehabilitation and Down Payment Assistance Program lien monitoring documents have been extended to ...
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Community Development
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Housing Vouchers in the City of Irving

Tudor Lane, Irving, TX, completed homes

Please contact one of the following entities for assistance with Housing Vouchers or need information on low-income rental properties.

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Community Development
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Downpayment Assistance Program

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The Downpayment Assistance Program helps qualified applicants purchase their first home. It is made possible by the Home Investment Partnership Grant (HOME) of the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The purpose of the program is to incr...

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Community Development
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Grant Funds Administered Through Community Development

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The Planning and Community Development Department annually receives grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Community Development and Housing division administers three primary HUD grants:

  • Community Development Bloc...
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Community Development

News Flash

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Mayor's Message: Thanks for All Your Efforts

Irving Animal Services Officer delivers pet food to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer sends a special message to residents, healthcare workers, first responders, frontline workers and the city’s employees for all their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

"I’m proud of the resp...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Library, Parks and Recreation Announce Reopenings in June

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The City of Irving will open a limited number of library, park, recreational facilities beginning June 1, with more coming June 8. Facilities that serve Irving residents across the city and provide the safest structure for reopening were carefully selecte...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Irving City Hall Open for Limited Business

Irving, Texas, City Hall

Beginning Monday, May 18, the Irving City Hall lobby will reopen for limited business with modifications in place to keep employees and visitors safe. All public business will be conducted in the west side of the first floor lobby of City Hall adjacent to...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Dallas County Reports 200 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

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As of 11 a.m. May 29, Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 200 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 9,787, including 223 deaths.

The additional death being reporte...

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View maps of the confirmed cases Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Department of Homeland Security Adds Brazil to List of Countries for COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

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Based on a recommendation by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its intergovernmental partners, such as the Centers for Disease Control, President Trump signed a proclamation on May 24 and amended on May 25 suspending the entry into the United ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Governor Announces Additional Services, Activities Can Open Under Phase II

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Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation May 26 expanding additional services and activities that can open under Phase II of the state’s plan to safely and strategically open. With this proclamation, water parks, recreational sport programs fo...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 26, 2020

SEWA International Distributes Food at SLPS Community Center

A man wearing a face mask works a food distribution event at the SLPS Community Center.

SEWA International and the SLPS Community Center joined with other partners to provide food and masks to Irving residents in need.  The groups participate in service projects regularly to benefit the community.

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Governor Suspends In-Person Visitations in County, Municipal Jail

Texas Governor Greg Abbott

Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-25 on May 22 suspending in-person visitations in all county and municipal jails in the state of Texas. This restriction does not apply to visitation by an attorney meeting with a client or a religious leader ...

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View official Orders and Declarations Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 22, 2020

CVS to Offer Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing in Dallas County

Person administering a COVID-19 test to a customer in a car.

Governor Greg Abbott announced that CVS Health will open 44 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Texas. Five locations are located in Dallas County.

The new testing sites in Dallas County include:

  • CVS Pharmacy, 4100 Sta...
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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Dallas County Reports 202 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

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As of 11 a.m. May 28, Dallas County Health and Human Services is reporting 202 additional positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total case count in Dallas County to 9,587, including 222 deaths.

The additional death being reporte...

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View maps of the confirmed cases Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Governor Announces Payment Deadline Extensions for Certain Employers

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Governor Greg Abbott announced on May 22 that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits. Designated reimbursing employers include nonp...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Irving Updates Back to Business Toolkit for Businesses, Patrons

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With additional business reopenings, the City of Irving has updated its Back to Business Retail, Professional and Service Industry Toolkit. The additional information covers Phase II Texas business reopenings.

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Governor Abbott, DPS Announce Limited Reopening Of Driver License Offices

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will begin a phased opening of driver license offices starting May 26th with limited service offerings. As part of this opening plan, DPS will launch a statewide driver ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Walgreens COVID-19 Testing Site in Irving Opens May 21

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On May 21, Walgreens at 1330 N. Belt Line Road will begin conducting free drive-thru COVID-19 testing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Testing is available to those 18 and older who meet the criteria of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), al...

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See more Testing Locations Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Atmos Energy Offers Solutions for Paying Gas Bill

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Atmos Energy reminds customers struggling to pay their monthly natural gas bill that payment options and financial assistance are available during the 2019 novel coronavirus disaster.

“To help those experiencing financial hardship, we have tempor...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Irving Back to Business Toolkit Updated

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The Irving Back to Business Toolkit was updated to include recently reopened service industry businesses. The City of Irving offers a free downloadable Irving Back to Business Retail and Service Industry Toolkit for Irving business owner...

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Visit the Irving Back to Business page Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Governor Abbott Announces Phase II to Open Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of Texas’ ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase II, restaurants may increase their occupancy to 50% and additio...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 16, 2020

Dallas County Issues Supplemental Order for Food Processing Plants

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On May 15, Dallas County issued a supplemental order for food preparation and  processing plants, related to the expiration of the Stay Home Stay Safe order. This order is in effect 11:59 p.m. May 15 through 11:59 p.m. May 20.

The supplemental ord...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Dallas County Issues Supplemental Order on Continuing Requirements

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On May 14, Dallas County issued a supplemental order on continuing requirements related to the expiration of the Stay Home Stay Safe order. This order is in effect 11:59 p.m. May 15 through 11:59 p.m. May 20.

The supplemental order includes:

  • Garnishments ar...
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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Governor Renews State COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

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Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation May 12 renewing the state’s Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19. Originally issued on March 13 and renewed April 12, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a number ...

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Read the full text of the renewed Declaration Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Governor Abbott Directs TDEM, DSHS, HHSC To Test All Nursing Home Residents, Staff In Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to test 100 percent of residents and staff in Texas nurs...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Irving Back to Business Restaurants Reopen

Customer wearing a face covering pays for a meal in a recently reopened Irving restaurant.

Under Governor Abbott’s April 27 order, restaurants are able to reopen for dine-in services following specific distancing, sanitation and occupancy protocols. 

Watch how Irving restaurant owners are striving to keep customers and employe...

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See more reports from ICTN Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Governor’s Order and Reopening Public Swimming Pools

Lively Park Pool - Irving TX

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order released on May 5 referenced the reopening of public swimming pools on May 8, if permitted by the local government. When city facilities closed in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Irving began...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Dallas County Revises Supplemental Order on Reopened Services

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Dallas County has revised its supplemental order on reopened services that requires additional reopened non-essential stores and services to follow the recommendations in the Governor’s Report to Open Texas. This order is in effect through 11:59...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Governor Expands Texas Business Openings Effective Immediately, Announces May 8 and May 18 Openings

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Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-21 on May 5, which expands openings of certain businesses and activities in Texas. The governor also announced new guidance from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) on graduation ceremonies and the creation of S...

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Read the Governor's Executive Order GA-21 Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Irving Launches Back to Business Campaign

Irving Back to Business logo

The City of Irving developed the Irving Back to Business Toolkit to help non-essential businesses reopen safely now that the state has issued phase 1 of the Reopen Texas Plan. 

The city wants to help its valued business partners maneuver ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Walmart, Kroger Open Coronavirus Testing Sites in Dallas County

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Two new 2019 novel coronavirus testing sites will open in Dallas at Kroger and Walmart stores.

Walmart

A COVID-19 drive-thru testing site opens May 8 in the Walmart parking lot at 9410 Webb Chapel Road, Dallas, 75220 and will be open Monday, Wednesday and F...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Dallas County Issues Supplemental Order on Reopened Services

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On May 4, Dallas County issued a supplemental order on reopened services that requires retail and restaurant establishments to follow the recommendations in the April 27 Governor’s Report to Open Texas. This order is in effect through 11:59 p.m....

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Governor, Attorney General Provide Updated Joint Guidance to Houses of Worship

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Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton issued updated joint guidance regarding the effect of the governor’s Executive Order GA-18 on religious services conducted by congregations and houses of worship. The guidance document recomme...

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Read the guidance document Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Governor Abbott Introduces Plan for Opening Businesses

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Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Orders GA-18, GA-19 and GA-20 in regard to opening of business and travel in the state of Texas. Phase 1 of the governor’s plan begins May 1.

Executive Order GA-18 allows all retail stores, restaurants, movi...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Dallas County Revises Long-Term Care Facilities Order

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Dallas County revised its Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCFs) Order, originally issued April 7 and updated on April 18, extending its expiration date to May 15. The updated order also makes the following changes:

  • Currently, LTCFs that have confirmed cases of...
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Read the full text of the order Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Dallas County Extends Safer at Home Order to May 15

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Dallas County issued an extended and updated Safer at Home order on April 23, extending it until May 15, and revising sections to be consistent with Governor Abbott’s April 17 Executive Order (GA-16) that reopens certain businesses in the state....

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Department of Homeland Security Issues Guidance on PPE in Nonhealthcare Settings

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued guidance that summarizes how organizations should consider and manage their personal protective equipment (PPE) needs while ensuring the protection of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic response.

The guida...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Texas Retail-to-Go Executive Order Begins April 24

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Executive Order GA-16, issued on April 17 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, begins Phase 1 of the state’s plan to reopen the economy. The order allows certain nonessential businesses to open, beginning 12:01 a.m. April 24, for services that "m...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Watch: Face Covering Recommendations

Let's Talk about Masks

ICTN gives a quick overview of Dallas County’s face mask/coverings requirements, with pointers to keep you safe and healthy.

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Visit the COVID-19 Health Resources page Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Responding to the COVID-19 Disaster: Irving Fire Department

How is the Irving Fire Department responding to calls during the pandemic?

Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer and Irving Fire Chief Victor Conley talk about how the city’s fire and EMT personnel are responding to calls during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit the COVID-19 Open for City Business page to learn how the city continues to...

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See more messages from Irving's Mayor Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 21, 2020

#StaySafeIrving: Help for Small Businesses

Mayor's Message: What help is available to small businesses? #StaySafeIrving

We have an awesome Economic Development team working hard to support small businesses. Watch this message from Mayor Rick Stopfer to learn more about what the city and other Irving organizations are doing to help businesses owners and their employees.&...

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See more messages from Irving's Mayor Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Dallas County Updates Orders

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Dallas County issued updated orders over the weekend regarding the use of face coverings, essential businesses and long-term care facilities.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins stated, "I believe we - local, state and federal officials- can work togethe...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Responding to the COVID-19 Disaster: Emergency Management

#StaySafeIrving - How has the City of Irving prepared for this emergency?

Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer and Irving leaders answer some of the common questions about how the city is responding to COVID-19, including a peek at the Emergency Operations Center.

Check the COVID-19 section of the website for more resources. #StaySafeIrvin...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Contact IPD's Special Events When Organizing Food, Donation Drives

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During this unusual time for the public, the Irving Police Department (IPD) commends those who are organizing food and supplies distributions to those in need. The City of Irving and IPD are heartened by and support these efforts, but also recognize that ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

CISA Releases Version 3.0 of Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Guidance

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released Version 3.0 of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers list. Version 3.0 provides clarity for a range of positions needed to support the critical infrastructure functions laid ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Face Coverings Required at All City Facilities

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Effective April 18, all city facilities that are open or partially open to the public require all individuals over the age of 2 to wear an appropriate face mask or covering for the health and safety of city employees and guests. Facilities include City Ha...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Dallas County Orders Face Coverings Be Worn in Public

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On April 16, Dallas County amended its Safer at Home order to include the guideline all persons over the age of 2 wear face coverings over their noses and mouths when patronizing an essential business or using public transportation, taxis or ride shares. ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

New Guidelines for COVID-19 Testing Sites

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The two COVID-19 testing sites in Dallas are under new screening guidelines. The testing locations are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

Criteria f...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Chamber Offers Disaster Assistance for Businesses

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The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber is committed to helping local businesses recover from the COVID-19 disaster, and it offers tools, news and programs to help business owners navigate the complex path ahead:

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 13, 2020

School Districts Continue Free Meals for Students

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The three independent school districts (ISDs) serving Irving residents - Irving, Carrollton-Farmers Branch and Coppell - continue to provide free meals to students through their area schools during the county’s shelter-in-place order.

  • Irving ISD&...
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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 13, 2020

DART Offers Grocery Pickup, Delivery Service for Paratransit Customers

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Beginning Monday, April 13, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) paratransit drivers will add grocery pickup and delivery to its services for customers.

The agency’s drivers will pick up groceries from the store and deliver them directly to the custo...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Governor Renews State COVID-19 Disaster Declaration

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Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation April 12 extending the state’s Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19. Originally issued on March 13, the Disaster Declaration provides the state a number of resources to ef...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

New Site Launched to Connect Displaced Workers with Jobs

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The Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC) recently launched a new initiative, “Connecting Displaced Workers to Jobs,” designed to help displaced workers in North Texas get back into the workforce during the COVID-19 crisis.

The site lets job s...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Essential Business Clarification: Landscaping, Floral

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Dallas County officials recently clarified its order regarding "essential" businesses for landscaping and floral businesses:

  • Garden centers, plant nurseries and commercial greenhouses may allow in-person sales and shall comply with the Rules for ...
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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Dallas County Tenant Hotline Available for Evictions, Rent Problems

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Dallas County announced its Tenant Hotline is now up and running. For those individuals experiencing hardships with paying rent and also possibly facing eviction, the Dallas County Tenant Hotline can provide information and help connect with agencies and ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Governor, HHS Announce Federal Approval of Emergency SNAP Benefits

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Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) will provide more than $168 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits to help Texans during the COVID-19 response. HHS received feder...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Develop a COVID-19 Emergency Plan for Pets

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There is no question that the current pandemic has caused physical, mental and economic anxiety for all of us. Having a plan in place can help relieve the stress of caring for your pet if you or a family member become unexpectedly ill. Taking these simple...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Stay Home, Stay Safe: A Message From Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer

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Irving Mayor Rick Stopfer talks about enjoying the out-of-doors and Irving’s numerous open parks and trails during the Safer at Home order from Dallas County. Remember to practice social distancing while enjoying your time outside:

  • Maintain a soc...
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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Chamber, The Study Offer Resources for Area Businesses

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The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber and The Study are making resources to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 disaster, including webinars, available to local businesses for free.

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The Chamber has been busy producing webinars and ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 6, 2020

State Extends Deadlines for Vehicle Titling, Registration, Handicapped Parking Placards

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In an effort to reduce the need for in-person transactions, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV), working with Governor Greg Abbott and stakeholders, temporarily is waiving certain requirements for vehicle registration, vehicle titling and disab...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 6, 2020

IISD Tax Office Closed for In-Person Transactions

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Beginning April 6, the Irving ISD Tax Office is closed for in-person transactions until further notice. Tax Office staff will be available by phone 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. 

Tax office staff can ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Roar 4 Change Delivers Free Food for Irving Seniors

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The Roar 4 Change Support Our Seniors (SOS) program offers free grocery delivery for seniors in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The group has delivered more than 75 grocery orders to seniors across the region. The program is an initiative set up to help senio...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Residential, Commercial Construction Guidelines

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According to Dallas County, residential and commercial construction is considered “essential.” Construction work hours are 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends. The City of Irving’s Inspections Department i...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Atmos Energy: Take Measures to Avoid Increased Scam Activity

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According to the Federal Trade Commission, scammers are exploiting fears surrounding the coronavirus pandemic to access bank account information, PIN codes or Social Security numbers through illegal robocalls and other nefarious tactics. As a result, Atmo...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

State of Texas Publishes COVID-19 Business Resources

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The State of Texas recently published updates regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and related assistance regarding COVID-19 for small businesses.

CARES Act

Passed by Congress on March 27, 2020, the programs and ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Dallas County, Communities Foundation of Texas Announce COVID-19 Response Fund

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Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and the Communities Foundation of Texas announce the creation of the Dallas County COVID-19 Response Fund. The fund was established to provide Dallas County frontline responders with the resources necessary to directly com...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

State COVID-19 Materials Now Available in American Sign Language

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The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) and the Office of the Governor (OOG) have made emergency communications available in American Sign Language (ASL). Effective emergency communication takes care to address the functional...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Rental Association Offers Renter Assistance Resources During Disaster

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The Apartment Association of Greater Dallas (AAGD) and its members has created rental assistance resources for Dallas County residents to help them during the COVID-19 disaster. The association says, in a written statement, it’s important to wor...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

City Establishes Email, Hotline for COVID-19 Questions

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The health and well-being of every Irving resident is of the utmost importance. For questions on city services and operations, visit CityofIrving.org/COVID19 or email COVID-19@cityofirving.org. For additional assistance, contact the City of Irving COVID-1...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Essential Businesses Open During Dallas County's Shelter in Place Order

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The Dallas County issued a shelter-in-place order effective March 23 through April 3 for all county residents. The order recommends individuals remain in their home during this time, except for “essential activities, businesses and work related ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Governor Issues Executive Order Implementing Essential Services, Activities Protocols

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Governor Abbott issued Executive Order 14 on March 31, implementing Essential Services and Activities Protocols for the State of Texas. The protocols direct all Texans to minimize non-essential gatherings and in-person contact with people who are not in t...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Self-Quarantine Exemption Form for Travel Available Online

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Under Governor Abbott’s Executive Order 11 and Executive Order 12, individuals traveling from noted COVID-19 outbreak hotspots must quarantine. Note, travel to, from and within Texas is not banned.

However, the Texas Division of Emergency Managem...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

DART Moves to Modified Weekday Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) continues to provide transit service while safeguarding its customers and employees in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

As many in North Texas remain at home under shelter in place orders, DART plans to implement ...

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Coronavirus Information
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Governor Announces Two New Executive Orders

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Governor Abbott issued two Executive Orders on March 29 related to the COVID-19 disaster. 

Executive Order 12 orders travelers entering Texas from Louisiana, or any other state proclaimed later, to quarantine for 14 days upon entry into the state ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Governor Issues Order for Airport Screening and Self-Quarantine

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Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-11 on March 26 relating to airport screening and self-quarantine during the COVID-19 disaster. This order specifies:

  • All persons traveling to Texas from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut or the City of New...
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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Texas Comptroller's Office: Help Is Available to Businesses

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The Texas Comptroller’s Office knows that during periods of economic hardship, paying or remitting taxes and fees on time can feel like an extra burden when there’s so much uncertainty. 

As all taxpayers are doing their best to...

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More resources for businesses affected by COVID-19 Coronavirus Information
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line Established

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As a result of the current state of emergency, the North Texas Behavioral Health Authority launched a dedicated COVID-19 mental health support line to provide trauma informed support and psychological first aid to those experiencing stress and anxiety. Th...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

CDC, EPA: Coronavirus Not Detected in Drinking Water

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The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water. Conventional water treatment methods that use filtration and disinfection, such as those in most municipal drinking water systems, should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Texas Included in Emergency Designation for SBA Small Business Disaster Loans

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Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has included the entire state of Texas in its Economic Injury Disaster Declaration and granted access to its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which will provide ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Irving Fire, Police Departments Remind Residents Ways to Protect Themselves

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The Irving Fire and Police Departments are reminding residents to follow the protective tips issued from the Texas Health and Human Services.

Basic Habits go a Long Way

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, no...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

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The city’s iALERT notification system provides residents with critical information during emergencies or critical situations. It allows public safety officials to notify the city’s population about gas leaks, boil water notices, power ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas.&am...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Irving Joins North Texas Innovation Alliance

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The City of Irving is proud to announce the city’s participation in the new North Texas Innovation Alliance (NTXIA). The mission of the NTXIA is to create the most connected, smart and resilient region in the country.

In the midst of the COVID-19...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Governor Announces Payment Deadline Extensions for Certain Employers

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Governor Greg Abbott announced on May 22 that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits. Designated reimbursing employers include nonp...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Irving Updates Back to Business Toolkit for Businesses, Patrons

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With additional business reopenings, the City of Irving has updated its Back to Business Retail, Professional and Service Industry Toolkit. The additional information covers Phase II Texas business reopenings.

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Irving Launches Back to Business Campaign

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The City of Irving developed the Irving Back to Business Toolkit to help non-essential businesses reopen safely now that the state has issued phase 1 of the Reopen Texas Plan. 

The city wants to help its valued business partners maneuver ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

First Friday Date Night is now First Friday Takeout

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Picture it; a romantic candle lit dinner while binge-watching a new show. First Friday Date Night is now First Friday Takeout!First Friday Date Night is now First Friday Takeout!

Irving residents are encouraged to support local restaurants by ordering take...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Texas Retail-to-Go Executive Order Begins April 24

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Executive Order GA-16, issued on April 17 by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, begins Phase 1 of the state’s plan to reopen the economy. The order allows certain nonessential businesses to open, beginning 12:01 a.m. April 24, for services that "m...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

#StaySafeIrving: Help for Small Businesses

Mayor's Message: What help is available to small businesses? #StaySafeIrving

We have an awesome Economic Development team working hard to support small businesses. Watch this message from Mayor Rick Stopfer to learn more about what the city and other Irving organizations are doing to help businesses owners and their employees.&...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Texas Comptroller's Office: Help Is Available to Businesses

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The Texas Comptroller’s Office knows that during periods of economic hardship, paying or remitting taxes and fees on time can feel like an extra burden when there’s so much uncertainty. 

As all taxpayers are doing their best to...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Texas Included in Emergency Designation for SBA Small Business Disaster Loans

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Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has included the entire state of Texas in its Economic Injury Disaster Declaration and granted access to its Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program, which will provide ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Fire Station 4 Construction Update

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Construction is underway on the new Fire Station 4, on the corner of Toler Lane and Metker street. The construction project will bring a much needed upgrade to the 60 year old building on MacArthur bvld. by incorporating larger living space, workout room ...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Welcome Home to Westin Irving Convention Center

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The City of Irving’s new $113 million hotel, the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, is the final piece to a multidecade entertainment and convention district vision.

Irving now has a vibrant, fun-filled location in the heart of North...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Southern-Fried Honky-Tonk, Mama Tried, Two-Steps into Toyota Music Factory Later this Summer

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The Texas Two Step isn’t going to be the only lucky draw at Texas Lottery® Plaza for long. Popular Nashville-style honky-tonk Mama Tried is expanding into Toyota Music Factory this summer. The bar/restaurant/live music venue is the brain...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Toyota Music Factory: Look What is New!

Neon sign at the entrance of the Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas.

Irving’s Toyota Music Factory continues to crank out the fun. 

Entertainment

This month at Toyota Music Factory, guests will want to visit Texas Lottery® Plaza every Thursday for a rockin’ new concert series, as Texas Lottery® Live hosts some of th...

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Economic Development News

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Outdoor Warning System Tested First Wednesday of Month

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Irving’s Outdoor Warning System sirens are tested on the first Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. unless the sky is overcast or there is inclement weather in the area. The system is meant to warn residents and visitors who are outdoors only. Tho...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Stay Prepared for Emergencies

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Being prepared ahead of time for disasters and emergencies is very important. Creating a "go kit" and establishing a disaster plan with family are essential pieces to preparedness. These components allow everyone to better respond when an event ...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

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An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas.&am...

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Emergency Management Updates

News Flash

Posted on: May 29, 2020

June 1-7 is National CPR and AED Awareness Week

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The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to be aware of the importance of knowing how to perform Hands-Only CPR. ***According to the American Heart Association, about 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes.***

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Smoking Safety

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***According to the U.S. Fire Administration, smoking is the #1 CAUSE OF HOME FIRE DEATHS across the country. One out of four fatal victims of smoking-material fires is not the smoker whose cigarette started the fire.***

Please keep these SMOKING SAFETY&am...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Electrical Safety

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***According to the U.S. Fire Administration, electrical malfunction is the leading cause of home fires year after year.***

The Irving Fire Department asks that everyone please keep these ELECTRICAL safety tips in mind:

  • Check your electrical cords. If they ...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Home Fire Escape Plan

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The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to know the importance of having a Home Fire Escape Plan and practicing it with your family.

Plan Ahead! If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sou...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Smoke Alarm Safety

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The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to remember that SMOKE ALARMS save lives--install and maintain them. ***According to the National Fire Protection Association, three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smo...

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Printable Smoke Alarm Safety Sheet Fire - Safety Tip

News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

ICTN 1 - Open Line: Think Green Be Green (N)

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Learn about the Green Neighbor Program, recycling and more on the next edition of Open Line.  Melissa Baker and Emily Asbury with the City of Irving Environmental Services department talk about the projects, programs and outreach that are part of...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

ICTN 1 – 2020 State of the City: Irving Inspired

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Mayor Rick Stopfer will provide highlights as well as discuss Irving’s infrastructure improvements, nonprofit work and inspiring our companies, colleagues and community into making Irving the best place to work, raise a family and give back.

Thur...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

ICTN 1 – Blue Tie Banquet

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The Blue Tie Banquet is an annual event to honor the accomplishments of the men and women of the Irving Police Department and to raise funds to help support the Family Advocacy Center.

Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Monday at noon, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

ICTN – About Towne

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We’ll check out The Laughter League’s Petite Circus. We’ll have a virtual tour of the exhibit “Night/Light: Photographs by Kate Jenkins” and we’ll talk with a couple of Irving restauranteurs abou...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

ICTN 2 – Building and Standards Commission Meeting – LIVE

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Live gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Irving Building and Standards Commission meeting from Irving City Hall. Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

ICTN 1 – GOW: HS Baseball – Nimitz vs Irving

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We go to the diamond for high school baseball action as the Vikings and Tigers square off in a district baseball showdown at Tiger Yard. We first had this contest for you in 2019.

Sunday at 8:30 p.m., Monday at 2 p.m., Tuesday at 5 p.m., Wednesday at 1 p.m...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

ICTN 1 – City Source

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“City Source” follows the latest developments as Irving responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other stories include: the colorful way the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau is marking National Travel and Tourism Week, and see two new t...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 3 - Replay of Past Shows

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If you missed them when they first aired, here are replays of recent past shows.
Watch ICTN 3:
•Spectrum Communications Channel 96
•Frontier Channel 32

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 1, 2017

ICTN 2 - Channel Guide

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Starting October 1, 2017 on ICTN 2: Live meetings will air on the time slot blocked as they always have been. Repeat meetings will now run on a loop due to variations of time length. You can also view on ICTN on Demand and choose when you want to watch. G...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Chan...
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News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2020

2020 Update: Heritage Park Expansion

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Irving’s Heritage Park is being completely reimagined, thanks to input from residents. See what’s in store for this gem in the heart of the Heritage District.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off Ahead of Schedule

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Irving residents will see crews rehabilitating roads ahead of schedule as part the city’s Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project. The milling and overlay work on residential streets usually begins in June when the school year ends and runs th...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Road to the Future: Year 3 Projects to Begin

An update on the Road to the Future project.

A resurfacing project on Second Street in Irving will be the first in the next round of road improvement projects. They are all part of Irving’s five-year "Road to the Future" initiative.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2020

New Fire Station No. 4 Will Better Serve City and Protect Firefighters

Artist's rendering of the completed Fire Station 4.

Construction crews working on the new Fire Station No. 4 completed the foundation and infrastructure, and are now installing the frame, landscaping features and other details.

The 1.9-acre facility is located at 800 Metker St. near Toler Lane. An interesti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Heritage Park Renovations to Breathe New Life into the Area

Artist's rendering of the completed Heritage Park with the city's first library.

Soon, contractors will block off the perimeter of Heritage Park from public access. The city will redevelop the area, including moving some of the current fixtures and buildings to other sections of the park, as well as adding lighting, walking paths and ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 1, 2020

Construction Underway on City’s Urban Center Lift Station

Aerial view of Irving's new Urban Center Lift Station under construction.

Irving’s wastewater is collected and transported to Trinity River Authority (TRA) facilities for treatment. Many of TRA’s wastewater pipes are located in the floodplain near the Elm Fork of the Trinity River, where stormwater can enter...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Irving Boulevard Reconstruction Public Input Meeting

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In advance of the reconstruction of a section of Irving Boulevard, project designers and engineers gathered public input at recent meetings. Watch to learn more about the goals of the project. Learn more at CityofIrving.org/IrvingBlvd.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2020

East Library Opens with New Features, Amenities

Author Claudia Rueda visits East Library and Learning Center in Irving.

On Feb. 8, residents can view the newly renovated East Library and Learning Center during its Community Open House from 1 to 2 p.m. The event is part of the library’s new schedule and programming format.

The updated facility, formerly the East Br...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Irving Archives and Museum Offers a Sneak Preview of New Space

Aerial shot of new Irving Archives and Museum.

On the 116th birthday of the City of Irving, the Irving Archives and Museum opened its doors to show the public the new facility that tells the story of the city and its residents.

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Fire Station 4 Construction Update

Monument sign at Irving's new Fire Station 4 location.

Construction is underway on the new Fire Station 4, on the corner of Toler Lane and Metker Street. The construction project will bring a much needed upgrade to the 60-year-old building on MacArthur Boulevard by incorporating larger living space, workout r...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

Senter Park Recreation Center Now Open

Remodeled Senter Park fitness room.

After a year of renovations, Senter Park Recreation Center at 901 Senter Road is open for business. New developments are breathing life into the communities along Delaware Creek. As the City of Irving and its neighborhoods evolve, so too must its amenitie...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Spark!Lab, Temporary Exhibition to Open at Irving Archives and Museum Dec. 19

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Construction on the Irving Archives and Museum is currently underway, but a soft opening for the Smithsonian Spark!Lab and a temporary exhibition is planned for Dec. 19.

Residents can view a sneak peek of the museum as it helps celebrate Irving’s...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Connecting to Irving

MacArthur extension at Levee Crossing into Champions Park.

In 1996, Irving opened its first paved pathway in a lush, tree-lined region of the city. The pathway served as the initial stepping stones of Campion Trail — a 22-mile, master-planned greenbelt along the Elm and West Forks of the Trinity River.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Song, Dance and More Coming to Heritage District

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The city’s premier theater group, MainStage Irving-Las Colinas, recently announced an exciting expansion. The theater group has leased a city-owned building at 222 E. Irving Blvd., where it soon will be programming entertainment in the Heritage ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

City Offers New Customer Service Portal for Municipal Water Bill

Beginning this fall, residents will have the opportunity to view more detailed information about their water consumption in the City of Irving. Residents and businesses will have more tangible insight into their water usage and rates through Capricorn, a ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2019

City’s Special Celebrations to Get Permanent Home at Levy Event Plaza

Musical performers at the 2019 Independence Day Fireworks event at Levy Plaza.

The City of Irving will soon start construction on Levy Event Plaza, a $2.8 million project along Lake Carolyn that is part of the Let’s Play Irving: Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

The plaza at 501 E. Las Colinas Blvd. sits on the southwest co...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Irving Golf Club Opens

Man hits a golf ball on the Irving Golf Club course, standing near water.

The Irving Golf Club opened to the public Aug. 31. Watch to see the preview event for invited guests and learn about some of the features of the upgraded course.

The Irving Golf Club is located at 2000 E. Shady Grove Road. Call (972) 457-0772 to reserve te...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Main Street Plaza Opens

Nighttime view of the new Main Street Plaza in downtown Irving.

Irving's Heritage Crossing has a new attraction.

Main Street Plaza is now open. It features a curved walkway, shade trees, tables, lighting, and art display space.

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Levy Event Plaza Development Ahead

People picnicking at Levy Event Plaza during a recent festival.

The site many Irving residents already know as a location for community celebrations is about to get some permanent features. Watch to find out about some of the upgrades planned for the Levy Event Plaza.

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Heritage Park Restoration and Expansion Project

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Following resident input, Irving city staff has completed architectural designs for an improved and expanded 32-year-old Heritage Park

Plans call for a new building with a permanent stage, a green room for performers, and public restrooms to ser...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Irving Merges Operations Center into Traffic Signal Communication Network

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The City of Irving Traffic Signal Division completed construction of its new traffic operations center, which is the nucleus of its Advanced Traffic Management System. The project, which includes a wireless communication network, is aimed at improving tra...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Preview the Irving Archives and Museum

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The Irving Archives and Museum is set to open later this year. Watch to see some of the construction that is underway.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Millennium Fountain Becomes an Even Grander Work of Art

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In celebration of the year 2000, the City of Irving built Millennium Fountain at 201 Sowers Road. Since then, the ornamental structure has served as a majestic landmark.

Over the years, the pump and piping needed repair. While the city was designing the ne...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Watch: Irving Golf Club Preview

New Irving Golf Club sign with three mustang heads carved above the name.

Work is nearing completion at Irving's municipal golf course. It will reopen with a new name and new design.

Watch to see some of the features, and get a first look inside the renovated clubhouse.

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Delaware Creek Drainage Improvement Project Moves Forward

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In April, the Irving City Council approved a contract for the construction of Phase 4 of the Delaware Creek Basin drainage channel improvement project. With an estimated completion date of 2021, the contract signals the final leg of the $55 million projec...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

Water Utilities Receives Recognition from State for Conservation Efforts

Water tower at sunset, with the City of Irving logo painted on it.

The City of Irving Water Utilities Department was awarded the Water Conservation and Reuse Award by the Texas section of the American Water Works Association in April. The department was honored for its ongoing efforts to conserve and reuse water through ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Millennium Fountain Improvements Complete

Millennium Fountain in the evening, with green lighting in the water.

Colorful LED lights are among the improvements at Irving’s Millennium Fountain. Crews just completed about $500,000 of work to this favorite photo spot in downtown Irving. 

Other improvements include the addition of a new pump house, whi...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Welcome Home to Westin Irving Convention Center

Pool and surrounding deck of the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel.

The City of Irving’s new $113 million hotel, the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, is the final piece to a multidecade entertainment and convention district vision.

Irving now has a vibrant, fun-filled location in the heart of North...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Cimarron Family Aquatic Center to Reopen Memorial Day Weekend

Children play on a pool slide at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center.

The City of Irving recently completed renovations on the Cimarron Family Aquatic Center. The facility is scheduled to reopen on Memorial Day weekend.

The city’s first water park was in need of repairs to its gutter system, which controls how wate...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel Opens

Mayor Rick Stopfer, along with Westin executives and other city officials, cut the ribbon and open t

How about a “staycation”? The Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel is now open, and rooms are filling fast. City leaders and others close to the project came together for a ribbon-cutting on April 10, 2019. The hotel is directly acros...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

City Approves New Hike, Bike Trail near West Irving DART Station

Underneath the Irving TRE line bridge that runs east to west along Rock Island Road.

In February, the City of Irving approved the 2.4-mile Rock Island Road bike and pedestrian trail between the West Irving DART station and Irby Lane. The $3.65 million project includes a 10-foot-wide trail that will accommodate bicycle and foot traffic, pr...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Upgrades Underway at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center

Workers install rebar for concrete work at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center.

More than $700,000 in work is underway at Cimarron Family Aquatic Center, and the project is expected to be complete in time for it to open on schedule Memorial Day weekend.

The construction is designed to make features, including the previously problemati...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

New Playground Opens at A.S. Johnston Elementary

Children play on the new A.S. Johnson playground's ground surface.

A.S. Johnston Elementary School has a brand new playground, and students had a role in the design process. While classes are not in session, the playground is open to all residents through a partnership between the City of Irving and the Irving Independen...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Senter Park Recreation Center Renovations

Workers position a ladder at Senter Park Recreation Center to access the new HVAC system and ductwor

Renovations are underway at Irving’s oldest recreation center. A new weight room, lobby/office area, and classrooms are among the upgrades. Federal Community Development Block Grant funds are paying for the project.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

How Water Utilities Department Moves Its Supply From East Texas Reservoir to Irving Faucets

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For the past 16 years, Irving has pumped water roughly 80 miles from Jim Chapman (Cooper) Lake to Lewisville Lake.

The City of Irving has carved its own path toward water independence through decades of planning, study and construction.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Construction Plans Heat Up on Fire Station No. 4

Architectural rendering of new Fire Station No. 4.

The Irving Fire Department is getting closer to breaking ground on the new energy-efficient and environmentally friendly Fire Station No. 4. The city is in the process of looking for a contractor, and construction is expected to begin in May.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Millennium Fountain Building Installed

A small building that houses pumps and controls is put into place at Irving's Millennium Fountain

A small building that houses pumps and controls is now in place at Irving's Millennium Fountain. It's the latest addition in the ongoing renovation project at the fountain. 

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Signature Bridge, Millennium Fountain Updates

Workers pour concrete for the new Irving Signature Bridge.

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," get an update on the construction of the new signature bridge at the former stadium site. Also, see what is ahead for Irving's Millennium Fountain.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

City Moves Forward With Irving Archives and Museum Construction

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When the City of Irving opens the doors to the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) in 2019, the goal is simple: for residents to see themselves represented in the new community museum.

Construction began in January on the $2.8 million project, which has been ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Crews Repair Major Water Main Failure

City Hall, Irving, Texas

On Jan. 6, a 4-inch water pipe separated from an 18-inch water main at Belt Line Road and Walnut Hill Lane, causing a major water line break. The failure also blew apart a manhole nearby. There was a tremendous amount of work behind the scenes to maintain...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Main Street Plaza Project Construction Begins

Architectural rendering of the Main Street Plaza, showing the interior path and seating.

Imagine an open air, paved plaza showcasing art exhibits in the heart of Irving’s downtown Heritage District. Once completed, the public plaza will bring new life to downtown Irving, highlighting its history while welcoming a new era.

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Senter Park Rec Center Renovations Run Through Mid-2019

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Senter Park Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter St., will move to a modified schedule on Jan. 7 to complete a renovation project. The renovation work is scheduled to be completed by summer 2019, weather permitting.

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

City Makes Emergency Repairs on Brockbank Channel after Heavy Fall Rain Storms

Damage to the Brockbank Channel structure from heavy rains in late September 2018.

Fall brought an unprecedented amount of rain across North Texas. But with the cooler temperatures and much needed moisture, excessive water runoff caused damage across the region, including Irving’s Brockbank Channel.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

TEXpress Lanes Open as Midtown Express Marks Substantial Completion

The new TEXpress managed toll express lanes on State Highway 183 are now open through Irving.

Nearly $850 million in improvements are complete on the Midtown Express, which includes State Highways 183 and 114, along with Loop 12. 

Watch to see some of the features, and find out about the work still ahead.

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

New Playground Opens at Lively Elementary

Officials and children cut the ribbon and officially open the new playground at Lively Elementa

The City of Irving and the Irving Independent School District joined together to celebrate a new playground at Lively Elementary School, 1800 Plymouth Drive. City of Irving bond funds paid for the construction of the playground, which is open to neighborh...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Traffic Signals, School Zone Indicators Aims at Improving Safety

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The City of Irving is committed to keeping students and drivers safe on the roads and through school zones.  

Beginning in 2017, the Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Traffic Signal Division started a major program to replac...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Another Banner Year for Irving Development

The Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel, under construction, is scheduled to open December 2018.

Nearly $3 billion in three years! That is the whopping permitting valuation total issued since 2015.

What is permitting valuation?

Before developers break ground, the city requires they file a permit and list the project’s value. The city monitors all permi...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Fire Station #4 Design Unveiled

Architectural rendering of the proposed new Fire Station #4 in Irving, Texas.

Irving's Capital Improvement Program and Fire departments joined with representatives from architecture firm Komatsu for a public meeting at Lee Park Recreation Center to share the designs for the new Fire Station #4. Watch to see some of the station's fe...

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Posted on: September 1, 2018

Construction Continues on Drainage Improvement Projects in the Delaware Creek Basin

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The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will begin construction on the second half of its planned drainage channel improvements in the Delaware Creek Basin by fall 2018.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Complete

Patrons take in a water aerobics class at the recently remodeled Heritage Aquatic Center, Irving, TX

Irving's Heritage Aquatic Center reopened after crews completed renovations. All of the center's classes and programs are now back on their regular schedules. 

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

City Approves Playground Construction at Johnston, Lively Elementary Schools

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The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will install new replacement playgrounds at Johnston and Lively elementary schools. 

While the playgrounds are on school property, they serve the students during the school day and area resident...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Campion Trail Expansion Update

Runners along North Campion Trail in Irving, Texas.

Irving's Campion Trail is the focus of a lot of work and planning. A connection to Coppell's trail system is just months away from opening. In the longer term, leaders also are looking at ideas to connect the north and south sections of Campion Trail.

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Irving Golf Club Progress

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see the progress at Irving's municipal golf course. It is scheduled to open later this year with a new name, new layout and more.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Luzon Park Reopens With All-New Features

Remodeled Luzon Park, Irving, Texas

One of Irving's oldest parks now has the newest features. The City of Irving invested about $385,000 for a new playground, shade structure, sidewalks and lighting.

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

Senter Park Recreation Center to Receive Interior, Exterior Improvements Through CDBG Funds

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Senter Park Recreation Center, the city’s oldest, largest and most frequented recreation center, has been operational since 1954.

Throughout its lifespan, the facility, which is located at 901 S. Senter Road, has seen renovations in the 1970s and...

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

City Hoping for ‘Hole in One’ with Newly Renovated Golf Course

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The City of Irving is getting close to completing the former Twin Wells golf course. When the course reopens later this year, residents can expect a new name, a newly organized course and a number of other upgrades.

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Renovations Planned at Senter Park Recreation Center

Artist rendering of the remodeled fitness center at Senter Park Recreation Center, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see the renovations planned for Senter Park Recreation Center. A new entry area, fitness room, locker rooms and more are in the works. Community Development Block Grant funds will pay for the upgrades to t...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel on Track for Winter Opening

April 2018 - Irving Convention Center Hotel at its topping out ceremony.

After celebrating the progress construction crews have made at the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, the team got right back to work. The last of the glass panels on the upper levels of the hotel are being installed, as well as those for the...

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Navigating Irving Through Digital Technology

Screenshot of the GIS website for Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving Water Utilities Department is responsible for providing water and wastewater services to residents and businesses, as well as overseeing the Geographic Information System (GIS) team. The GIS team is responsible for building digital maps...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Signature Bridge Construction Underway

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In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see the work underway on Irving's new signature bridge, which spans State Highway 114. TxDOT says the bridge could be complete in 2019.

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Midtown Express Progress Spring 2018

Traffic winds around construction and workers on State Highway 183.

Southgate Constructors, TxDOT's contractor for the Midtown Express, reports that phase one of the project is 85 percent complete. See some of the progress, and hear why TxDOT is reminding drivers about safety in the work zone.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Irving's Hunter Ferrell Landfill Prepares for Next Generation of Refuse Collection

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Hunter Ferrell Landfill, the City of Irving’s solid waste disposal facility, is getting ready to expand into the second of its three tracts, with planners keeping longevity and the environment in mind.

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Watch: Westin Irving Convention Center "Topping Out" Celebration

The Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel, under construction, is scheduled to open December 2018.

Irving leaders and construction crews all turned out to celebrate the progress of the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. The $113-million hotel will have 350 rooms, a restaurant, pool deck and meeting space. It is scheduled to open December 2018.

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Heritage Aquatic Center Renovations Scheduled for Summer

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The Heritage Aquatic Center will close for approximately eight weeks for pool renovations, beginning May 31. The Parks and Recreation Department is working with the City of Irving Building and Equipment Services Department on the $690,000 project.

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Municipal Drainage Utility Projects to Continue Through Spring

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The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Department oversees rehabilitation and reconstruction projects that improve neighborhoods and corridors, to ensure the public welfare and improve the quality of life for residents and businesses.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Campion Trail Extension to Coppell

Workers pour concrete and level it for the new extension of North Campion Trail into Coppell.

An extension of the Campion Trail will connect Irving's trail with Coppell's trail system. 

A grant from Dallas County is paying for the construction. It is expected to be complete later this year.

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

City Leaders Tour Irving’s Water System

Leveling pond used in transporting drinking water from Jim Chapman Lake to Irving, Texas.

Ever wonder what it takes to get water to your faucet? Because of years of investment, the City of Irving brings in 85 percent of its own water, compared to other cities that must buy water for their residents.

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Work to Begin on Urban Center Lift Station

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The City of Irving is investing in its future by improving the wastewater infrastructure in the Urban Center. In January, the Irving City Council awarded the referenced project to Crescent Constructors Inc. in the amount of $11,265,000. The Urban Center L...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

MacArthur Boulevard Ribbon Cutting

City of Irving elected officials and staff, as well as Dallas County and Grand Prairie officials, op

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," see leaders from Dallas County, Irving and Grand Prairie cut the ceremonial ribbon to open a new section of MacArthur Boulevard.

The $20 million dollar project improved MacArthur, from Hunter Ferrell Road t...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Irving Adds New Road Repair Construction Trucks to Fleet

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The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Street Operations Division is responsible for maintaining Irving’s 1,400 lane miles, making pothole repairs and aiding in the city’s “Road to the Future: $1...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Asphalt Truck Adds Efficiency to Pothole Repairs

Pothole repair truck at work on Irving streets.

The City of Irving's Streets Division works to repair any reported potholes within 24 hours. The city's pothole hotline is (972) 721-7303.

Watch to see how a vehicle is making the repair process more efficient.

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Public Preview of the Future Irving Archives and Museum

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The history museum planned for the former Central Library will now be known as the Irving Archives and Museum. The Irving Department of Arts and Culture recently held a public meeting to give a walk-through of the space that will hold the city's history.

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Irving Parks Playground Inspections

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Meet the team helping to keep Irving's playgrounds safe. The Parks Department's Infrastructure and Safety team not only checks playgrounds, but also other equipment at parks and aquatic centers. 

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Georgia Farrow Expansion Plans

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The City of Irving plans to expand the Georgia Farrow Recreation Center.  The expansion would include a larger fitness center, additional gym, more parking and new restrooms and locker rooms. 

The city is pursuing funding for the entire p...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Luzon Park Construction Underway

Construction equipment and workers at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving’s second-oldest park is getting a lot of new features. A large, new playground that can be enhanced with a smartphone app is the biggest upgrade. 

Luzon Park is located at 2900 Luzon Road.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

City Lauds Completion of Infrastructure Projects

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In 2017, Irving launched two of its leading infrastructure initiatives, Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years, and Investing in our Future. These initiatives focus on opening new or remodeled facilities; addressing traffic flow; and improving the ci...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Luzon Park Improvements to Begin Jan. 2

Residents review plans for the renovations at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, Irving, Texas.

Photo: Residents view proposed improvements to Luzon Park at a Community Input Meeting in July 2017.

Beginning Jan. 2, park improvements will begin at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Road. The park will be closed during the improvements, and the project is expected...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course to Undergo Infrastructure Renovations

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For 30 years, Twin Wells Golf Course has offered residents and visitors the opportunity to use a low-cost, recreational course in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth. Now, the course will undergo infrastructure renovations, which will breathe new life into thi...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

North Lake Natatorium Opens With New Roof, Office Space, Climate Control

North Lake Natatorium pool area after remodeling.

After 10 months of renovations, North Lake Natatorium is officially open to the public. The Irving Independent School District (ISD), City of Irving and North Lake College held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Nov. 6 to welcome the refurbished aquatic facilit...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Nursery Road Paving and Trail Project

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In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," find out about a construction project to improve Nursery Road in Irving that comes with an extra feature for residents. A hike and bike trail, mostly paid for with federal funds, will be built to connect s...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Capturing the Story of Irving

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History Museum coming soon to former Central Library building.

Imagine visiting a municipal museum that narrates the story of its past while highlighting its diversity, as well as its present and future prospects with the residents who call the city home.

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Construction on Westin-Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas Moves on Up

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It was just eight months ago when the first tractors turned the dirt on the site for the Westin-Irving Convention Center hotel, and it has been onward and literally upward ever since.

Crews have completed the floors for the first two levels of the hotel, a...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive Improvements Ahead

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An area of southwest Irving that is seeing a lot of development will soon have new streets, water lines and more. In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," find out about the improvements to Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive that are part of Irving...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard Construction Progress

Recently completed construction on Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, Texas.

The first phase of construction on Las Colinas Boulevard is complete. Get a look at the improvements, and find out about the next stage, which is underway now.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Improvements Planned for Hard Rock Road, Pioneer Drive

Intersection of Pioneer Drive and Hard Rock Road in Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving’s highways and major thoroughfares are turning orange with roadwork signs and traffic cones. Soon, the southwest Irving streets of Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive will see the impact of road construction.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

City of Irving’s Construction Permitting Hits $1 Billion Record High

Artist rendering of the Pioneer Natural Resources headquarters to be built in Hidden Ridge.

Photo: Artist rendering of the Pioneer Natural Resources headquarters to be built at Verizon’s $1.5 billion Hidden Ridge development.

Irving hit a new record, issuing more than $1.1 billion in construction permitting this fiscal year, topping last year by ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory Opens

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory front gate.

The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory is now open. Watch to see some of the features, and find out how the venue can adapt to different types of events. 

Find out about upcoming shows: ThePavilionTMF.com.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Irving Traffic Division Rolls Out Citywide Signal System Communication Upgrade

Transportation Department staff work to replace traffic signal controllers at an intersection.

The City of Irving’s Traffic Signal Division is on pace to replace traffic signal controllers in more than 200 intersections by the end of 2017. 

The project, which includes 208 traffic signals within Irving’s 70 square miles, ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Irving Fire Station #12 Opens

Fire trucks gleam in the sun on the ribbon-cutting day at Fire Station No. 12 in Irving, Texas.

Photo: Fire trucks gleam in the sunlight on the ribbon-cutting day for Fire Station No. 12 in Irving. (Photo credit: Nick Mallouf)

Many residents and community leaders turned out for the opening of Irving Fire Station #12 in early August, located on Regent...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

New Hotels Progress Near the Irving Convention Center

Artist rendering of the Texican Hotel, which has started construction and will be located near the I

In this clip from ICTN's "City Source," Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Maura Gast talks about the start of construction at the Texican Hotel and the progress at the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel. 

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Luzon Park Plans Proceed

Residents review plans for the renovations at Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see how the plans for improvements to Luzon Park, 2900 Luzon Drive, are shaping up. The innovative plans include features that are enhanced with a smartphone app. 

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Signature Bridge Will Bring Development to Former Stadium Site

An artist rendering of the four-lane signature bridge that is part of the State Highway 114 final bu

A four-lane signature bridge designed for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic is part of the State Highway (SH) 114 final build-out. City officials have been working on plans with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Dallas Area Rapid Tran...

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View artist renderings of the bridge Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

As a result of unprecedented rainfall in 2015 and 2016, the Trinity River overflowed its banks and caused considerable damage along the City of Irving’s Campion Trail. The almost continuous wet weather caused a 50-year flood on the Trinity, dama...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility Opens

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Training Facility - Burn Tower - May 30 2017

Irving and Grand Prairie opened a new fire training facility July 21. The facility features a five-story tower, a classroom, a trench rescue area and more. The two cities split all costs. 

The Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility is l...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Water Utilities Evaluates Quality of Infrastructure System, Prepares for Future City Development

Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Photo: Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Water is a fundamental resource that is necessary for survival. It is used every day, from filling a glass to washing a load of laundry, and from watering the la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

The City of Irving is investing in improvements to the water and wastewater system. Some of these improvements involve repairing and replacing aging infrastructure. In other cases, the upgrades are because of business and residential growth.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Study: Irving's Innovation Center Opens

Mayor Rick Stopfer cuts the ribbon to open The Study: Irving Innovation Center.

The Study opened in Irving’s former Central Library. It features co-working space, private meeting rooms and more. The goal of the facility is to help entrepreneurs and build business. 

Learn more: TheStudyUSA.com/

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

Slide and playground equipment at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see what could be in store for Luzon Park in Irving. The city’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) team is gathering input and developing ideas to improve the park. It’s locate...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team pro...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brockbank, Embassy Channels Construction Update: June 2017

Embassy Channel, June 2017

The city’s Capital Improvement Project Department Director Casey Tate provides City Council members with an update on the progress made on the Brockbank and Embassy drainage channels at the June 6, 2017 Work Session meeting.

The city’s ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

Irving Fire Department to Welcome Fire Station No. 12, Fire Training Facility This Summer

Fire Station No. 12 - Opening Summer 2017 - Irving TX

The City of Irving Fire Department will open two of its signature Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects beginning in July.

In April 2016, the Fire Department began construction on the 12,000-square-foot Fire Station No. 12 at 2995 Regent Blvd. Also la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and ne...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

SouthGate Constructors representatives talk with residents about the progress on the Midtown Express

In this excerpt from ICTN’s "City Source," see the open house where residents learned about progress on the Midtown Express. Southgate Constructors, TxDOT’s contractor for the project, reports it is 50 percent complete.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

Woman looking at newly installed black granite plaques in Founders Plaza - Irving TX.

Irving leaders recently gathered at Centennial Park to re-dedicate Founder’s Plaza and unveil new plaques. The black granite plaques showcase significant moments in the first hundred years of Irving history.

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

Georgia Farrow Recreation Center - Facility Upgrade Artist Rendering

Residents recently attended a Community Meeting at Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive, to provide input and ideas about a proposed update and expansion of the facility.

Located in West Park, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center is a vital asset ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction Underway on Convention Center Hotel

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, City Manager Chris Hillman and other city leaders officially broke ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas on March 27. Construction is now underway on the $113 million headquarters hotel. It is the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Converge, Collaborate, Create

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center - Irving TX

City of Irving, Indigo Group to unveil Business, Innovation Center in Heritage District

Beginning in May, business and community innovators will have the opportunity to soak in a 180-degree view of downtown Irving while leveraging support and professional ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Colony Drive Bridge Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Colony Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting - Irving TX

Members of the Historic Hospital District Neighborhood Association joined Irving city leaders to celebrate the opening of the new Colony Drive bridge. Crews replaced the bridge as part of a major drainage improvement project on several South Irving channe...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

New plaques being installed at Founders Plaza in Centennial Park, Irving, Texas.

The plaques chronicling the history of Irving at Founders Plaza in the city's downtown Centennial Park, 444 W. Second Street are currently being replaced with new versions constructed out of black granite. 

The new plaques these took the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

City leaders break ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel in late March, taking its next step closer to reality. The $110-million project is scheduled to open in late 2018. 

The $110 million convention center hotel will mark the compl...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Spotlight: North Lake Natatorium Gets Facelift

North Lake Natatorium 2017 remodel - artist's rendering

The North Lake Natatorium has served the Irving community well for more than 30 years. The facility opened in 1985 as the first indoor pool to serve Irving residents, the Irving Independent School District (IISD) and North Lake College.

The 50-meter pool i...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 29, 2017

City of Irving Plans for Long-term Flood Control, Drainage Improvements

Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street, Irving, Texas.

Photo: Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street.

By 2019, the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will help protect 229 structures south of State Highway (SH) 183 by building new drainage channels that will contain a 100-year flood...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Watch: Drainage Projects Update

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

As part of a special focus on infrastructure called "Investing in Our Future," ICTN takes a look at drainage projects in Irving. Get an update on Delaware Creek-related projects, and find out why drainage is expected to be an even bigger priorit...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise

Photo: A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise Park, 1809 E Union Bower Road.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” get a look at the new workout equipment just installed at Irving’s Sunrise...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

Live Oak Road Bridge, at Delaware Creek, post-construction - Irving, TX

After a 13-month project, the Live Oak Road bridge crossing at Delaware Creek has reopened with a new bridge and infrastructure improvements. Work also included reconstruction of the drainage channel to deepen it with vertical walls, as well as the instal...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Photo: Joggers and cyclists enjoy the repaired Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

The City of Irving is pleased to announce that the entire northern section of Campion Trail is open for joggers, cyclists and nature lovers t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

March 5 "City Source" Features Campion Trail, Sunrise Park

City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park.

Photo: City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park. Work is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017.

This edition of "City Source" features Investing in our Future stories covering the repairs to North Campi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

Artist rendering of new play equipment at Senter Park - Irving TX - February 2017

Residents will be excited with new playground improvements at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St., funded by Community Development Block Grants. Work continues to install a new playground system at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St. The playground area will be clo...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Watch: Infrastructure Presentation to Irving City Council - Feb. 26 2017

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

Todd Reck, Irving Water Utilities director, provides the Irving City Council with an update on projects involving a water tank and sewer line cleaning.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has announced its decision to award the 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award to the City of Irving for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.

Tudor Lane, once one of Irving’s highest crime...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

Royal Ridge Water Supply Tank Raising - January 2017 - Irving TX

As new neighborhoods develop, the City of Irving is adding a new elevated water storage tank at Royal Lane and Royal Ridge Parkway. This tower will help ensure adequate water pressure. Watch to see the hoisting of the storage tank — a process th...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Investing in Irving’s Infrastructure: Maintaining Quality Services for Residents

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day.

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day that help ensure residents receive the quality services they have grown to expect from the City of Irving.

Capital Improvement Program Department

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, trail replacement work will begin at Sunrise Park, 1809 E. Union Bower Road. This project is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017. 

All existing asphalt trail will be replaced with 9-foot wide concrete pave...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

The City of Irving is using $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to improve parks, recreation centers and sidewalks in Irving neighborhoods. These improvements were designed to help the Irving Parks and Recreation Department promote a...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

December 2016: Architect's rendering of Water Street development in Las Colinas.

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spacious ho...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities. These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Completio...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Investing in Our Future

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Ignite your mind and career with Brainfuse!

Brainfuse Newsflash Image

Brainfuse has a variety of useful resources for every age and learning level including live one-on-one online tutoring, homework help, study tools and practice tests, college or career path counseling, resume and interview assistance and more!

It also offe...

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Additional Info... Irving Public Library
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Summer Reading 2020

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The 2020 Summer Reading Challenge will have reading, events and prizes. It’s everything you love and more! There are now more ways to play, because this year we expanded the program to include special missions along with reading.

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Select City of Irving Facilities Slowly Reopen

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The City of Irving will reopen several recreational and library facilities in June with the health, safety and welfare of Irving residents as the number one priority. Facilities that serve Irving residents across the city and provide the safest structure ...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Library-by-Appointment Starts June 1

Library By Appointment

Starting June 1, the South Irving, Valley Ranch, and West Irving Libraries will reopen to visitors for browsing the shelves, checking out materials, borrowing a public PC, or using the library’s fax/scanning and wireless printing services. To ke...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Bring your library home with IPL programming!

Newsflash Image_Virtual Programming

The Irving Public Library is bringing you convenience and flexibility when it comes to attending programs. Now, our online videos allow parents, teens and children to enjoy content that is both educational and fun. Each week, the library will be posting s...

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Click here to see all of our programming! Irving Public Library
Posted on: April 9, 2020

What's New at IPL?

Whats New at IPL NF

While you’re at home taking care of yourself and your families, Irving Library is hard at work creating a whole new virtual space for families to enjoy the library while social distancing. In addition to videos, tutorials and fun content through...

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Irving Public Library

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Staff Connects with Residents through Virtual Programming

Employee is seated in a chair teaching an online fitness class using an iPad.

While COVID-19 has put much of the city’s facilities and personal interactions on lock-down, residents can now connect with staff through a number of virtual programming opportunities. The Parks and Recreation Department and the Irving Public Li...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Parks and Recreation, Library Announce Reopenings in June

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The City of Irving will open a limited number of library, park, recreational facilities beginning June 1, with more coming June 8. Facilities that serve Irving residents across the city and provide the safest structure for reopening were carefully selecte...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Explore Irving's Parks with a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Irving Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt logo

So you think you know Irving’s parks? The Parks and Recreation Department challenges families and individuals to a Virtual Scavenger Hunt that will test their knowledge of the great features found right here in Irving. The hunt is family friendl...

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See Scavenger Hunt instructions Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Governor’s Order and Reopening Public Swimming Pools

Lively Park Pool - Irving TX

Governor Abbott’s Executive Order released on May 5 referenced the reopening of public swimming pools on May 8, if permitted by the local government. When city facilities closed in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Irving began...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Heritage Park Redevelopment Begins May 26

Architect rendering of the new Heritage Park stage facility.

Photo (right): Architectural rendering of the new Heritage Park entertainment stage building.

Redevelopment of Heritage Park begins May 26. Residents will see safety fencing spring up, and then demolition work and relocation of amenities will occur. Constr...

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Read more about the project Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Two New Trails to Open in Irving

A view of the new Rock Island Trail in Irving, Texas.

In the months ahead, Irving will open two new trails. They will provide new opportunities for recreation - and connect to other trail systems across North Texas.The right lane of westbound Rock Island Road, at the intersection with Irby Road, will be clos...

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Read more about the Rock Island Trail Project Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Irving Golf Club Reopens May 1

Golfball at Hole

The Irving Golf Club, 2000 E. Shady Grove Road, will reopen May 1. Golfers should adhere to the facility’s social distancing and sanitizing protocols. The Irving Golf Club is located just off the West fork of the Trinity River. The par 71 golf c...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: April 28, 2020

North Campion Parks, Trails Remain Closed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Parks and sections of north Campion Trail along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River remain closed due to flooding. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users.

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Jaycee Park

The pond and Delaware Creek running through Jaycee Park, Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving is expanding Jaycee Park pond and its dam.

The project is part of the Delaware Creek Drainage Improvements project between Cripple Creek Drive and State Highway 183. Excavation to make the pond wider has begun, and construction also is u...

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Parks and Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Heritage Park Redevelopment Begins May 26

Architect rendering of the new Heritage Park stage facility.

Photo (right): Architectural rendering of the new Heritage Park entertainment stage building.

Redevelopment of Heritage Park begins May 26. Residents will see safety fencing spring up, and then demolition work and relocation of amenities will occur. Constr...

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Read more about the project Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Two New Trails to Open in Irving

A view of the new Rock Island Trail in Irving, Texas.

In the months ahead, Irving will open two new trails. They will provide new opportunities for recreation - and connect to other trail systems across North Texas.The right lane of westbound Rock Island Road, at the intersection with Irby Road, will be clos...

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Read more about the Rock Island Trail Project Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: April 28, 2020

North Campion Parks, Trails Remain Closed

Joggers and cyclists enjoy Campion Trail in Sam Houston Park after it reopened in early March.

Parks and sections of north Campion Trail along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River remain closed due to flooding. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users.

Parks with closed areas and sections of the trail ...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Delaware Creek Trail Construction Begins

Aerial view of a portion of the proposed new Delaware Creek Trail.

Work on the new Delaware Creek Trail has begun. The work will create a 1.62 mile trail, from Senter Park East running south through Fritz Park and into Mountain Creek Preserve. Delaware Creek Trail will connect with Campion Trails.

Work is expected to last...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Jaycee Park

The pond and Delaware Creek running through Jaycee Park, Irving, Texas.

The City of Irving is expanding Jaycee Park pond and its dam.

The project is part of the Delaware Creek Drainage Improvements project between Cripple Creek Drive and State Highway 183. Excavation to make the pond wider has begun, and construction also is u...

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Pedestrian Bridge Removal over Delaware Creek at Canyon Oaks Drive

Pedestrian bridge over Delaware Creek at Canyon Oaks Drive

On Aug. 6, the pedestrian bridge over Delaware Creek connecting Canyon Oaks Drive with the public green space between Delaware Creek and Sunnybrook Drive will be removed.

In addition, a portion of the public green space between Canyon Oaks Drive and Sunnyb...

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View in Google Maps Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Planning and Zoning: Open for Business

Sample Subdivision Plat

As a government entity, the Planning Department at the City of Irving remains open for business during this time of social distancing. While most of our staff is working from home, we continue to process your zoning and platting cases and respond to your ...

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: March 26, 2020

2020 Census Self-Response Phase Extended

2020 U.S. Census form with U.S. flag in background

The 2020 Census is underway! In response to the COVID-19 outbreak the U.S. Census Bureau extended the period in which people can respond online, phone or by mail through August 14.

Information collected in the 2020 Census will determine the congressional r...

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 11, 2019

What is this Zoning District?

Aerial view of a city.

Public and private schools, religious institutions or houses of worship, and nonprofit cultural institutions, public utilities, government buildings and facilities are allowable in all zoning districts.

Residential

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Changes to Plat Review Process

Sample Subdivision Plat

Plat Review Streamlining as Required by HB 3167 (2019)

The State of Texas recently amended Chapter 212 of the Local Government Code regarding the subdivision of property known as House Bill (HB 3167). This law is designed to ensure plat applications are pr...

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Rewriting the Zoning Ordinance

Main street in Irving with building facades, a tree, and traffic lights

A Unified Development Ordinance?

It’s time to update the city’s development codes. The City of Irving’s zoning ordinance was written in 1964 and subdivision ordinance was adopted in 1990. Inspired by the vision set forth by th...

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Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 25, 2019

How to Find a Property’s Zoning

Screenshot of the Interactive Map showing Irving.

First time using the city's Interactive Map? Use this step-by-step tutorial to find a property's zoning quickly.

  1. Visit the Interactive Map website. Users can also type CityofIrving.org/Zoning-Map into a browser to go there directly.
  2. If the GIS disclaimer sp...
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Download the iMAP Instructions Planning and Zoning
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Is a Building Permit Needed?

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The City of Irving Inspections Department reminds residents that permits are required to erect, alter, move, enlarge, replace, demolish or repair a structure or building.

Residents should verify that contractors have obtained proper permits for any work be...

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Planning and Zoning

News Flash

Posted on: April 17, 2020

Contact IPD's Special Events When Organizing Food, Donation Drives

Aerial shot of cars lined up for miles along O'Connor Road during the April 9 NTFB COVID-19 food

During this unusual time for the public, the Irving Police Department (IPD) commends those who are organizing food and supplies distributions to those in need. The City of Irving and IPD are heartened by and support these efforts, but also recognize that ...

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Apply for a Special Event permit Police Department

News Flash

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Hidden Ridge DART Station Construction Begins Soon

Irving residents and Orange Line passengers can expect construction activity between the North Lake College and Irving Convention Center stations to begin by early May, as DART’s 65th light rail station - Hidden Ridge - begins to take shape. The...

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View DART station locations in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2020

California Crossing Road, from Riverside Drive to Luna Road

California Crossing Road is closed for utility work, from Riverside Drive to Luna Road in Dallas. Work is scheduled to run through the summer, weather permitting. This closure is part of the Urban Lift Center Station project; learn more about this project...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Delaware Creek Construction at Pilgrim Drive

The City of Irving is making channel improvements to Delaware Creek between Cripple Creek Drive and State Highway 183.

As part of these channel improvements, the pedestrian bridge over the creek along Pilgrim Drive in between William Brewster Street and Pu...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Las Colinas Boulevard Project Phase 3

Starting Oct. 7 the south half of Las Colinas Boulevard from Brazos Drive to Lake Carolyn Parkway will be closed for underground utility work. During this time, the north half of Las Colinas Boulevard will be available for two-way traffic.

Motorists should...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: May 29, 2020

W. Oakdale Road, from Cactus Court to Robinson Street

The eastbound lane of W. Oakdale Road, from Cactus Court to Robinson Street, will be closed beginning Monday, June 1 as part of the City’s ongoing water and wastewater infrastructure improvements. The project is expected to run through July 17, ...

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View in Google Maps Road Construction Updates
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Oak Meadow Drive Bridge, at Delaware Creek

Beginning Aug. 8, Oak Meadow Drive will be closed completely at the bridge crossing Delaware Creek through winter 2021. Last month, work began on neighboring bridges on Sunnybrook and Cripple Creek Drives.

Removing the bridges will allow construction crews...

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View the Detour Map Road Construction Updates
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Rock Island Road, at Irby Road

A view of the new Rock Island Trail in Irving, Texas.

The right lane of westbound Rock Island Road, at the intersection with Irby Road, will be closed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, from May 8 through May 15, weather permitting. This closure is part of the new Rock Island Road Trail project, which runs from Irby Ro...

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Read more about the project Road Construction Updates
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Sunnybrook Drive, Cripple Creek Bridges, at Delaware Creek

Sunnybrook Drive is closed completely at the bridge crossing Delaware Creek, and Cripple Creek Drive is reduced to one lane at the bridge crossing Delaware Creek.

The Sunnybrook bridge will be removed in its entirety, while only half of the Cripple Creek b...

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View the Detour Map Road Construction Updates

News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off Ahead of Schedule

Paving work done on Second Street in Irving, Texas.

Irving residents will see crews rehabilitating roads ahead of schedule as part the city’s Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project. The milling and overlay work on residential streets usually begins in June when the school year ends and runs th...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Road to the Future: Year 3 Projects to Begin

An update on the Road to the Future project.

A resurfacing project on Second Street in Irving will be the first in the next round of road improvement projects. They are all part of Irving’s five-year "Road to the Future" initiative.

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Road to the Future
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Construction Slated for Hawthorne, Abelia Streets

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Construction is expected to begin this month on Hawthorne Street from the westbound frontage road of Irving Boulevard to West Pioneer Drive, and Abelia Street from North Rogers Road to Thompson Street.

The project, which is led by the Capital Improvement P...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Watch: Hawthorne Road, Abelia Street Project Update

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As part of Irving's "Road to the Future" initiative, a South Irving neighborhood is getting major street upgrades. Watch to see what is planned for Hawthorne Road and Abelia Street. New pavement and new water lines are just a couple of the impro...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Public Meeting: Hawthorne, Abelia Streets Reconstruction

A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct 23 in the First Floor City Council Conference Room at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. to discuss street reconstruction on Hawthorne and Abelia Streets. In addition, a new storm sewer system and 31-foot wide new p...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Westwood, Mistletoe, Fair Oaks Drives; Cherrywood Court

Road Construction Ahead sign

Beginning Aug. 6, intermittent moving lane closures will occur between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily, Monday through Saturday, on Westwood Drive, from Tim Markwood Park to Cherrywood Court for wastewater line improvements. Work will progress to Cherrywood Court...

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View in Google Maps Road to the Future
Posted on: July 20, 2018

N. Story Road, from Massasoit Street to W. Grauwyler Road

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Beginning Aug. 13, the right southbound lane of N. Story Road will be closed from just south of Massasoit Street to just north of W. Grauwyler Road for wastewater improvements. Work is expected to run through the end of November, weather permitting.

Motori...

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View in Google Maps Road to the Future
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Hard Rock Road and Pioneer Drive: Neighborhood Meeting Feb. 13 to Discuss Phase 2A Improvements

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Residents are invited to join the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Department for a neighborhood meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 to discuss paving and utility improvements on Hard Rock Road, from the eastbound State Highway (SH) 183 frontage road to a...

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View the work area in Google Maps Road to the Future
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Hawthorne and Abelia Streets: Neighborhood Meeting Feb. 6 to Discuss Paving, Utility Project

City Hall, Irving, Texas

Residents are invited to join the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Department for a neighborhood meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 to discuss paving and utility improvements on Hawthorne Street, from the S.H. 356 service road to Pioneer Drive, and ...

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View the work area in Google Maps Road to the Future
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

Dan Vedral, director of Transportation and Traffic Department with City of Irving, addresses city co

The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the July 5, 2017 City Council Work Session. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles of roadway in the city, as well as which roads w...

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View the Powerpoint Presentation (PDF) Road to the Future
Posted on: May 25, 2017

Irving’s Road to the Future Project Invests $100M in Five Years

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

City launches ambitious, cross-departmental project to rehabilitate, reconstruct and proactively maintain 1,440 road lane-miles.

This year, the City of Irving launched its “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program, which supports road reconstru...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

Casey Tate, director of Capital Improvement Program, provides an update to residents and council on

The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Director Casey Tate and Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the April 20, 2017 City Council Meeting. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

City of Irving staff presented the "Road to the Future" project to the City Council members Nov. 10, 2016. This project funds $100 million for road improvements and reconstruction over the next five years without raising the tax rate.

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

News Flash

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Hunter Ferrell Landfill Reopens May 4

Hunter Ferrell Landfill Scalehouse and Administration Complex

On May 4, the Hunter Ferrell Landfill, 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road, will reopen all landfill operations to the public. Operations include accepting waste, brush and recycling drop off, as well as disposal of tires and metal. The landfill hours are 7 a.m. t...

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Solid Waste Services
Posted on: May 4, 2020

2020 Special Collection Events Canceled

Collection of auto battery, tires and other items considered hazardous household waste.

Due to the COVID-19 disaster, Irving Solid Waste Services has canceled its remaining special collection events through Sept. 30, 2020. This includes:

  • May 15 | Shredding and Electronics Collection
  • June 27 | Home Chemical Collection
  • July 10 | Shredding and Ele...
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Solid Waste Services
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Face Coverings Required at All City Facilities

City Hall, Irving, Texas

Effective April 18, all city facilities that are open or partially open to the public require all individuals over the age of 2 to wear an appropriate face mask or covering for the health and safety of city employees and guests. Facilities include City Ha...

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Visit the City of Irving COVID-19 Information page Solid Waste Services
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Blue Recycling Bags Available at Online, Area Retailers

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The City of Irving reminds residents to “think blue” when using their curbside recycling service. In Irving’s blue bag recycling program, items intended for recycling go into translucent blue bags. Trash can be placed in any ...

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Solid Waste Services
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Solid Waste Services Reminds Residents Ways to Properly Dispose Household Waste

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Sewers back up when sewage collection lines get clogged by items flushed down toilets and drains. In addition to the costly repairs, sewer back-ups are messy, foul-smelling and pose a serious public health threat. Items that can clog sewage lines include:...

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Solid Waste Services

News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Explore Irving's Parks with a Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Irving Parks and Rec Scavenger Hunt logo

So you think you know Irving’s parks? The Parks and Recreation Department challenges families and individuals to a Virtual Scavenger Hunt that will test their knowledge of the great features found right here in Irving. The hunt is family friendl...

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See Scavenger Hunt instructions Special Event Updates

News Flash

Posted on: May 20, 2020

Are You a Green Neighbor?

Watch: Are You a Green Neighbor?

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...

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Learn more and apply Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Defend Irving's Drains

Flushing a toilet.

Wastewater overflows are costly, and residents can assist in preventing clogged drains by following one simple tip:

Flush ONLY toilet paper down the toilet.

 

Flushing wipes, paper towels and other items can cause backups in homes, as well as damage...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

The Irving Think Green Team Wants Your Feedback

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The Irving Think Green Be Green team is seeking input from the community on topics and trends to focus on during the upcoming year. 

Take five minutes to complete a quick survey and give your feedback on the classes and online content offered by t...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

2020 Special Collection Events Canceled

Collection of auto battery, tires and other items considered hazardous household waste.

Due to the COVID-19 disaster, Irving Solid Waste Services has canceled its remaining special collection events through Sept. 30, 2020.. This includes:

  • May 15 | Shredding and Electronics Collection
  • June 27 | Home Chemical Collection
  • July 10 | Shredding and El...
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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Urgent: Water Utilities Reminds Residents Ways to Properly Dispose Household Waste

DefendYourDrainsLogo

Sewers back up when sewage collection lines get clogged by items other than toilet paper flushed down toilets and drains. In addition to the costly repairs, sewer back-ups are messy, foul-smelling and pose a serious public health threat. In the past 36 ho...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Turn Off the Sprinkler During Rainy Weather

Rainwater coming out of a downspout, watering a bed of yellow cornflowers.

The Irving Water Utilities Department reminds residents that with all the recent rain and the upcoming forecast, watering lawns is unnecessary, and residents should consider turning off sprinklers at least until the Memorial Day weekend. In fact, any week...

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Visit the Water Conservation page for more ideas Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Energy Conservation Saves Money

Energy Conservation Saves Money

Reducing energy use means saving fossil fuels, the primary source of energy. If every American home replaced just one light bulb with an Energy Star-qualified bulb, this would save enough energy to light more than 3 million homes for one year and prevent ...

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Read More Energy Conservation Tips Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Plants Key to Water Conservation

Yard landscape - Proper plant selection will help homeowners reduce water costs and use.

Saving water doesn’t have to involve the cost and inconvenience of tearing up your yard to install a new irrigation system. It’s easy to save water and reduce your utility bills with simple changes to your landscaping and gardening rou...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Avoid Harsh Chemicals in Household Cleaners

Vinegar, salt and lemon are all examples of alternative household cleaners.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) notes that many household cleaners contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) such as formaldehyde and harsh acids. But switching to environmentally friendly household cleaners can help eliminate toxins from a...

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Learn more about Household Chemicals Think Green... Be Green News

News Flash

Posted on: May 28, 2020

Irving’s 2019 Water Quality Report Available Online

Filling a water glass from the faucet.

In accordance with Congress’ 1996 amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the City of Irving Water Utilities Department, and other community systems, must provide customers with an annual report on drinking water quality. Each year, the...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Smart Irrigation can Save Money on Water Bill

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Water conservation is crucial to ensuring future water supply availability, but it is also helps prevent overspending on water bills. As the temperature heats up and lawns “green” up, the tendency is to increase irrigation. This practi...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Defend Irving's Drains

Flushing a toilet.

Wastewater overflows are costly, and residents can assist in preventing clogged drains by following one simple tip:

Flush ONLY toilet paper down the toilet.

 

Flushing wipes, paper towels and other items can cause backups in homes, as well as damage...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Time-of-Day Water Conservation Runs Through Oct. 31

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To promote good watering habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. through Oct. ...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: April 10, 2020

City to Begin Diagnostic Testing on Large Water Meters

Water Utilities Approved Contractor sign for trucks

The City of Irving Water Utilities is working with Olea Networks to run diagnostic tests on large water meters throughout the city. The project is scheduled to start on April 20 and will continue through the summer.

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Water in Irving
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Public Fire Hydrants to be Painted

Water Utilities Approved Contractor sign for trucks

The City of Irving Water Utilities is working with HFC Services to paint public fire hydrants throughout the city. Work will begin mainly south of Rock Island Road and Irving Boulevard. The project is scheduled to run through the end of July.

HFC trucks wi...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Urgent: Water Utilities Reminds Residents Ways to Properly Dispose Household Waste

DefendYourDrainsLogo

Sewers back up when sewage collection lines get clogged by items other than toilet paper flushed down toilets and drains. In addition to the costly repairs, sewer back-ups are messy, foul-smelling and pose a serious public health threat. In the past 36 ho...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Pay Utility Bills from Home

Water Utilities Website on a Laptop

There are a number of ways residents can pay their utility bills, either by mail, phone or satellite centers. But the easiest and most convenient way is online.

The City of Irving’s Utility Payment website accepts Discover, MasterCard and Visa de...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: January 23, 2020

City Conducts Water Meter Infrastructure Project

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The City of Irving Water Utilities Department is conducting a water meter replacement and meter endpoint validation project for the water system. As part of this project, all existing water meters are examined to determine age, make and model, and conditi...

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Water in Irving