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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Bring the Kids for Free Movies on Main Fridays in October

Movies on Main poster with mentions of all movies during October

Grab your blankets and lawn chairs every Friday at 7 p.m. during the month of October for a free movie showing at Heritage Park! Come early and grab a bite to eat in the Irving Heritage District.

Every Friday during the month of October | 7 p.m.

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Fritz Park Animal Connection Experience Open Weekends in October

Llama and sheep at the Animal Experience at Fritz Park

Save the Dates!

Enjoy the fall season with a Pumpkin Patch, Hay Maze, Magic Pumpkin Garden, Lemur Land, Spooky Barn and other fun fall activities, along with the farm animals and pony rides at Fritz Park, 312 E. Vilbig St.

The Animal Connection Experience a...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

SH 183, Spur 482 Closures Through Monday, Oct. 3

Photo: A completed portion from 2013 of the Loop 12 project. Photo courtesy Zachary Corp.

Through Friday, Sept. 30, TxDOT will close the eastbound State Highway (SH) 183 frontage road, from Carl Road to Loop 12, nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for work related to the Irving Interchange project. Additional work will close the connector from SH 18...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Charter Review Committee Requests Resident Input


Recently, the Mayor and City Council appointed nine residents to the Charter Review Committee with the task to review the charter and discuss possible amendments to the Irving City Charter

The City Charter is a document that defines the organiza...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Dragon Boat, Lantern Festival Oct. 2

Workers display Chinese dragon during DFW Dragon Boat, Kite, Lantern Festival in Irving, Texas.

Irving residents can celebrate Asian culture during the 13th annual DFW Dragon Boat and Lantern Festival Oct. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Las Colinas Urban Center along the shores of Lake Carolyn.

The shores will be filled with exciting dragon boat r...

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Irving Diversity and Inclusion
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Road to the Future Project Continues as City Looks Ahead to Phase 2

The roadway of MacArthur Boulevard, just north of Northgate Drive.

Irving’s “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program is currently in its fifth year with city leaders planning the next phase of the ambitious, cross-departmental program.

Launched in 2017, the Road to the Future Program has been an ongoing effor...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Residents Reminded to Fight the Bite with the Four Ds


The City of Irving takes mosquito control very seriously. Trapping continues across the city’s 57 trap and spray locations. If any traps test positive, Irving’s vector control technicians will spray the surrounding area at night.

The city’s mosquito contro...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Irving City Council Adopts Annual Budget, Reduces Tax Rate

Irving City Council chambers.

On Sept. 15, Irving City Council adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022-23 budget based on $0.5891/$100 valuation, which is a half-cent decrease from the current tax rate. Earlier this year, the City Council increased the Over 65/Disabled Person home ...

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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 20, 2022

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Texas Businesses, Residents Affected by Severe Storms, Flooding

US Small Business Administration logo

Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Texas businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 22-25, announced U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman. SBA acted under i...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

ICTN Honored with 9 National Awards

ICTN staff provide employees a look at its equipment and truck.

The National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) recognized Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) with nine awards.

A recap of Eerie Irving Park earned an Award of Excellence. Irving’s news show, “City S...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Interim Changes to Irving Solid Waste Services Effective Oct. 1

Irving Solid Waste Services truck with workers pick up refuse in a neighborhood.

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.

View the flier: English | en Espa...

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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 5, 2022

Tax Exemption Raised for Seniors and Disabled Residents

Elderly couple smile as they look out a window.

With rising property values impacting residents, the Irving City Council began examining ways it could provide some relief to homeowners. On June 30, the City Council approved increasing the existing over 65/disabled person exemption from $45,000 to $50,0...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Free Second Saturdays at Irving Archives and Museum


Gather the kids and head over to the Jack D. Huffman Community Building, 801 W. Irving Blvd., for free Second Saturdays at the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM). On the second Saturday of each month in 2022, enjoy free admission for everyone, along with sp...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Report Recent Storm Damage to Texas Division of Emergency Management

Flooded Park in Irving Texas

Irving homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the Aug. 22-25 severe weather and flooding are encouraged to report any property damage using a survey issued by the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

The survey helps state and local emergen...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Is a Building Permit Needed?

Workers measure a wall while another installs drywall.

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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City of Irving News
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Library Offers Free College Cards

Young man in wheelchair at computer, along with other college age students.

Irving Public Library now offers a free College Card to students at universities, trade schools and other institutions of higher education in Irving. This card allows students to: 

  • Borrow e-books, e-media and other digital materials through the li...
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Posted on: July 27, 2022

City Implements Short-Term Rental Registration Program

View of home from street

Whether it’s concerts at the Toyota Music Factory or prestigious golf tournaments at Las Colinas Country Club, Irving attracts visitors from around the world. 

A popular lodging option for many visitors is a short-term rental (STR) property, which...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

City Hall Landscape Renovation Continues

Irving City Hall

Beginning Monday, June 20, crews will be removing sidewalks and other pavement areas around Irving City Hall. In addition, various parking spaces will be closed for the staging of construction materials, and public entry areas may be intermittently closed...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Program Connects Households to Internet Services

Two girls do homework at a table with laptop computers.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.

The benefit provides:

  • Up to $30/month discount for internet service.
  • Up to $75/month d...
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City of Irving News