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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Free Cat and Dog Adoptions During the Month of June

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Looking for the purrfect summer companion? During the month of June, all cats and dogs one year and older are free to adopt at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC), 4140 Valley View Lane. Additionally, kittens and puppies are regular price.

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See cats available for adoption City of Irving News
Posted on: June 6, 2023

Celebrate in Style at Irving's Sparks and Stripes!

Young couple watches the fireworks show.

Irving's Sparks and Stripes will celebrate Independence Day in style! The parade starts at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 4 in the Heritage District; swing by Levy Event Plaza starting at 6 p.m. for live music and fireworks!

July 4 Morning Activities

  • 9 a.m., Tuesday,...
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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Irving’s Summer Overlay Project Begins in June

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Year six of the Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project will begin in June with improvements scheduled on 17 roadways across the city. The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Streets Division will begin work on roadways that range fro...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Level Orange Ozone Action Days Forecast Through June 9

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Level Orange Ozone Action Days - meaning the outdoor air is expected to be unhealthy for sensitive groups - have been forecast June 6-9 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Atmospheric conditions are expected to be favorable for producing high levels of ozone a...

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Learn more about the Air Quality Index City of Irving News
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Learn About the Small Business Recovery and Resiliency Program

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The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce is hosting a free Lunch & Learn webinar on June 14 at noon to discuss the city's MWBE and Small Business Recovery and Resiliency Programs.

Lunch & Learn sessions are meant to be convenient and concise: The...

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Juneteenth Celebration is June 17

Irving's Juneteenth Celebration June 17

Come celebrate Juneteenth at Irving’s Juneteenth Jam Fest on Saturday, June 17. Enjoy a local live band, food, entertainment, local vendors and a classic cars show. Do not miss a day of fun and entertainment!

June 17 | 3 to 8 p.m.

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Join the 'Sparks and Stripes' Independence Day Parade

Cheerleaders hold flag while walking Irving, Texas, July 4 parade.

Join in the fun as Irving celebrates "Sparks and Strips" with the annual community parade on July 4. Irving's Independence Day parade has been voted 'Best Community Event in Irving' for the past several years. The parade featur...

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Complete the Online Parade Entry Form City of Irving News
Posted on: May 24, 2023

May 6 City Council Election Results, Runoff Election for Single-Member Districts Place 3 and Place 5

Web Newsflash-2023 Runoff

On May 6, Irving residents re-elected Mayor Rick Stopfer who ran unopposed. Registered voters will head back to the polls for a runoff election for single-member districts Place 3 and Place 5 on June 10. The runoff election is required since none of the c...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Seeking Resident Input on Budget

The front steps to Irving City Hall showing the recently renovated landscaping.

Planning for the city’s Fiscal Year 2023-24 (FY24) budget is underway. The City of Irving Budget Team is looking for resident suggestions, feedback and opinions on what should be considered for the FY24 budget, which begins Oct. 1, 2023. 

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Irving Town Hall Meeting on June 15

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Residents, business owners and other stakeholders are invited to a City of Irving Town Hall meeting to learn about ongoing and future projects and initiatives.

June 15 | 6 p.m.

Deupree Theater | Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd.

Presentations inclu...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Summer Aquatics Schedule Released

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Memorial Day Weekend Aquatics Schedule

Summer in Irving starts Memorial Day weekend when Parks and Recreation open the city’s aquatics facilities.

Schedule for May 27-29:

Outdoor aquatic centers will open from 2 to 8 p.m., Saturday, May 27, and Sunday, May 2...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 11, 2023

Sowing for the Future: Borrow, Grow, Give Back

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The Irving Public Library’s Seed Library is a project that keeps on giving. Maintained at the South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, the program gathers and maintains local seeds that have been passed down from generation to generation or from neighbor ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 9, 2023

City of Irving Announces New Small Business Recovery & Resiliency Program

Member of the Irving Economic Development Partnership with owner of Crystal Images Inc.

To help support small businesses in the community, City of Irving’s Economic Development Department announced the Small Business Recovery & Resiliency Program. With $2.8 million in grant funding available, businesses can grow operations, str...

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Posted on: May 9, 2023

Planning a Carport? Request a Permit First

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Carports are a popular and great addition to a home. But before construction begins, the City of Irving needs to issue a permit.

Residents can apply for a permit online at To apply in person, bring construction plans, a permit app...

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Visit the Online Permitting page City of Irving News
Posted on: May 5, 2023

$3,000 Incentive for New Full-Time Employees

City of Irving is Hiring!

The City of Irving is recruiting the best and brightest, and the city is paying $3,000 to all new full-time employees hired by June 30.   Eligible new hires will receive:

  • $1,000 after the first 30 days.
  • $1,000 after the first six ...
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Posted on: May 10, 2023

Irving Puts Technology to Work

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The City of Irving Parks and Recreation Department oversees the maintenance and beautification of more than 2,000 acres of land and 80 parks. The sprawling acres of trails and park grounds provide a challenge for the department — irrigation and water cons...

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Watch: Free Wi-Fi Coming to Several Irving Parks City of Irving News
Posted on: May 2, 2023

No Motorized Vehicles Allowed in Irving Parks


Irving’s parks and trails provide residents and visitors plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and stay active. To help ensure everyone has a pleasant experience, Irving Parks and Recreation reminds residents that motorized vehicles are ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 21, 2023

Construction Ramps Up on Cottonwood Hackberry Microtunneling Project

Hackberry Interceptor Project

Construction is underway on the replacement of a 48-inch diameter wastewater line and a 36-inch diameter wastewater line that run along the east side of Riverside Drive between Northwest Highway and Las Colinas Boulevard. The crews will begin working ever...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Is a Building Permit Needed?

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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 being done. Permits and inspections are required whether the work ...

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Is a Permit Needed? City of Irving News
Posted on: February 17, 2023

City to Examine Community's EV Charging Infrastructure

Person inserts electric vehicle charger into black car.

During the Feb. 9 Irving City Council meeting, the Mayor and city council approved an electric vehicle (EV) charging needs assessment, aided by EV charging and media company Volta's infrastructure planning service.

The assessment will provide data-driven i...

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Read Volta's Press Release City of Irving News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Red Doors in the Heart of Heritage

Artist's rendering of rebuilt Irving Central Fire Station.

At the Aug. 25 Town Hall meeting, residents selected the final design and provided input regarding the new Central Fire Station.

Irving was still in its infancy when the state fire insurance board recommended it would need the assistance ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Free Landfill Drop-Off for Residents

Truck at the weigh station at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill

Irving residents have free access to drop off limited items at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill, 110 E. Hunter Ferrell Road. To access the landfill for free, residents must provide identification (drivers license, state identification card, etc.) and an Irving...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Interim Changes to Irving Solid Waste Services Effective Oct. 1

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Effective Oct. 1, Irving Solid Waste Services (SWS) collection schedule, guidelines and fees will be adjusted to continue providing residential trash, recycling, brush and bulky service while a permanent plan is developed.

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