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Posted on: May 20, 2022

City Revitalizes Williams Square Plaza, Iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas

Restored Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture in the renovated Williams Square Plaza.

The newly renovated Williams Square Plaza, 5217 N. O’Connor Blvd., featuring the iconic Mustangs of Las Colinas reopened after being under construction for the past year. The event debuted Irving’s $7.8 million investment to revitalize...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Lifeguards Needed for Irving Aquatics

Two lifeguards splash into a pool.

Need flexible hours or a job close to home while gaining skills for the future? Lifeguards are in the business of safety and prevention, making them ideal candidates for medical or first responder college programs. The City of Irving is hiring candidates ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

TxDOT to Close Loop 12/Grauwyler Ramps for Weekend

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Beginning Friday, May 20 at 8 p.m., TxDOT will close two ramps affecting northbound Loop 12 traffic:

  • The on-ramp before Grauwyler Road to northbound Loop 12. See detour map.
  • The northbound Loop 12 off-ramp after Grauwyler Road to the State Highway 183 eastb...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Best Places for Picnics in Irving

Victoria Park Playground

Warm weather and sunny skies are the perfect combination for a picnic! Round up the family, friends or a special someone, and pack up a bite to eat. Or better yet, pick up a takeout order from one of Irving’s world-class restaurants. Irving has ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Bring the Kids to the Animal Connection Experience at Fritz Park

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The animal experience features petting zoo animals, pony rides, exotic animal displays, gifts and snack shop, a duck pond and children's activity area.

May 19-July 30 | Open Wednesdays - SundaysFritz Park | 312 E. Vilbig St.

Hours are 10 a...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Honor Irving Veterans at Memorial Day Ceremony May 29

American flags planted in rows in a grassy area.

Honor Irving veterans at a Memorial Day Ceremony hosted by the Veterans Memorial Park Committee. The guest speaker will be Irving Councilman Allan E. Meagher, and the moment of reflection will be presented by Annette French, a retired U.S. Navy Petty Offi...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

City Holiday/No Trash Collection May 30

The wall at the Irving Veterans Memorial, with the names inscribed of residents in service to their

In observance of Memorial Day, there will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection May 30. In addition, the following facilities will be closed:

  • City Hall 
  • Heritage Aquatic Center
  • Hunter Ferrell Landfill
  • Irving Archives and Mus...
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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Secure Refuse to Avoid Litter in Neighborhoods

Irving Trash Collection Truck

Prevent litter from escaping trash and recycling bags by securing the bags closed using a knot, twist tie or other method to keep refuse contained. Bags must be of sufficient strength to move materials from curb to collection vehicles without tearing or s...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

City Seeks Budget Input

Irving City Council and staff at the Budget Retreat Aug. 19 2020.

Planning for the city’s Fiscal Year 2022-23 (FY23) budget has begun! The City of Irving Budget Team is looking for resident suggestions, feedback and opinions on what should be considered for the FY23 budget, which begins Oct. 1. 

The Ir...

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Give Input City of Irving News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

South Library Offers One Stop for Hotspots

HotSpot Newsflash

Irving Public Library now offers Wi-Fi hotspots. Irving residents with current library cards that allow checkout of physical materials may borrow a hotspot to access free Wi-Fi at home. The hotspots are able to connect up to 10 devices, so the entire fami...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Be a Good Neighbor: Abide by the Noise Ordinance

Group of friends with sparklers at an outdoor evening party.

The City of Irving Noise Ordinance prohibits noise that unreasonably disturbs the peace, quiet and comfort of neighbors in residential areas, including multifamily or single-family dwellings. Enforced by the Irving Police Department, factors for enforceme...

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View the City of Irving Noise Ordinance City of Irving News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Summer Overlay Project Kicks Off

A crew places fresh asphalt on Rock Island Road.

Irving Traffic and Transportation Department’s Streets Division will begin Year Five of the Road to the Future Summer Overlay Project, with improvements scheduled on 21 roadways across the city. The targeted roadways range from major corridors such as Bel...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Bond Sale, Refinancing Saves City Additional $51 Million Over Time

A crew spreads concrete for new paving.

Combined with the November 2021 refinance of $60 Million, the City of Irving saved over $110 million this fiscal year by refinancing existing liabilities at a lower interest rate.

On April 21, the City of Irving sold $80 million in Fire Pension Obligation ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

City of Irving Selects Next Police Chief

Derick Miller, Irving Chief of Police

The City of Irving has selected Derick Miller for the Chief of Police position to lead the Irving Police Department. Along with Chief Miller’s significant accomplishments and law enforcement background, he has demonstrated experience with community polici...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

May 3 Public Meeting: Proposed Loop 12 Improvements

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

TxDOT will host an in-person public meeting on Tuesday, May 3 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Jack D. Huffman Community Building, 801 W. Irving Blvd., to discuss proposed improvements to Loop 12 running from Spur 408 to State Highway 183. A second public meeti...

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Visit the Loop 12 Project website City of Irving News
Posted on: April 22, 2022

Irving PAFR Available Online

City of Irving FY 2020-21 Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) cover

The City of Irving Fiscal Year 2020-21 edition of the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is available online and in print at Irving City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. The Annual Report presents the city’s financial position, accomplishments and ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Litterers Not Invited - Help Keep Irving Beautiful

Young girl wearing recycling T-shirt picking up litter and putting into trash bag.

As spring arrives in Irving, so have special events and outdoor activities. The City of Irving welcomes Irving residents, visitors, even four-legged friends (as long as they are leashed) to attend and take advantage of the city’s parks and outdoor spaces....

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City of Irving News
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