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Posted on: June 16, 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, which allows ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 16, 2019

Curbside Recycling Program Resident Guidelines

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There is a lot of attention these days on recycling in the United States. Irving reminds residents what can be recycled in the Blue Bag Program. Irving uses the blue recycling bag as the designated collection container for recycling. Single-family homeown...

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See locations to purchase recycling blue bags City of Irving News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Engagement Opportunity: Irving 360° Civic Academy

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Those who live or work in Irving and want to get an up-close look at government operations are encouraged to sign up for the Irving 360° Civic Academy, which launches in the fall.

The 11-week series of interactive evening sessions offers selected participa...

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Apply for Irving 360° civic academy City of Irving News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Dragon Boat, Kite, Lantern Festival June 23

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

Celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander heritage in the United States. Irving residents can enjoy an opportunity to celebrate Asian culture during the annual DFW Dragon Boat, Kite and Lantern Festival at the Las Colinas Urban Center along the shores of Lake ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Public Input Budget Hearings Begin June 6

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Planning for the city’s 2019-20 fiscal year budget is underway. Residents have the opportunity to provide input on the budget during upcoming public hearings. Resident comments can be made to the City Council on any aspect of the budget includin...

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Ask the Budget Guy City of Irving News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Irving’s 2018 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 Texas Com...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

City of Irving Requests Resident Input on Parks Master Plan

Let's Play Parks and Rec Master Plan

The City of Irving wants to invest in its parks and recreation properties. Along with Halff Associates, the city has drawn up a master plan, called “Let’s Play Irving, Parks Master Plan.” However, before the plan is finalized, the city encourages resident...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Irving to Celebrate Independence Day with Concert, Parade and Fireworks Display

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With the City of Irving planning several events for Independence Day, the Parks and Recreation Department could not fit them all into one day.

July 1 | 36th Infantry Division Band

The first Independence Day celebration kicks off at 7 p.m. July 1 with a perf...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: June 16, 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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City of Irving News
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 Texas tha...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

News from Dallas County: Learn About Voting Centers for Upcoming November Elections

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This November’s elections will see changes at the polling places and in the booth. The Dallas County Elections Department wants to ensure voters have a good understanding of the countywide Vote Centers, as well as how the new voting equipment op...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Campion Trail, Park Closures Due to Flooding

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

Campion Trail and various city parks currently are closed due to flooding, especially along the West and Elm Forks of the Trinity River. City of Irving staff continue to monitor parks and trails to ensure the safety of all users. Park closures include:

  • Cal...
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