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Posted on: January 5, 2022

City Council Candidate Packets Available

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

Residents who are interested in becoming a candidate for a City Council position can pick up a candidate packet beginning Jan. 7. Stop at the reception desk at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd., and the City Secretary’s Office will bring down the packet. Pac...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Love Your Pipes: Helpful Hints to Prevent Clogs

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Irving Water Utilities is alerting residents to an increase in sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). The majority of SSOs are from homes and apartments improperly disposing of fats, oils and grease (FOG) down pipes and flushing trash in toilets. Items...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Delays Continue for Brush/Bulky Waste, Recycling Collections

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The City of Irving Solid Waste Services Department continues to experience a staffing shortage that impacts recycling, brush and bulky collection services. Irving has proactively recruited for months to fill the necessary positions for solid waste collect...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 24, 2022

Cell Service Providers Shutting Down 3G Networks

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In order to create more bandwidth for the new 5G cellular network, major cellular providers will discontinue their 3G networks in 2022. Although most cellular customers will not be affected by this change, this shutdown will affect older devices made for ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 7, 2022

City of Irving Opens Free COVID-19 Test Site

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The City of Irving is hosting a free, appointment-only COVID-19 Test Site at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356 in Irving.

Anyone can register for the Irving COVID-19 test site regardless of which city of county they reside. Testing is available ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Parkland Opens New Free COVID-19 Testing Site

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Parkland Health and Hospital System now offers free COVID-19 tests at the Amelia Court Clinic, 1936 Amelia Court, Dallas. Tests are by appointment only, Monday-Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Individuals seeking a test must bring a valid form of identi...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

City Council Approves Redistricting Plan

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According to the 2020 federal Census, 256,684 people were living in Irving as of April 1, 2020. It represents an 18.7% increase in Irving’s population since 2010.

Irving City Council reviewed and discussed the 2020 federal Census and determined t...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: December 30, 2021

Irving’s 2020 Census Results Show Growth in Diversity

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Based on the latest census data, the population in Irving continues to reflect a broad spectrum of nationalities. For many years, the 75038 ZIP code has been heralded as one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the nation. Today, the latest results show f...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: January 17, 2022

2022 MLK Essay Contest Winners

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Every year, part of the City of Irving’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance event invites Irving students from grades 3-12 to enter an essay contest. This year, writers were challenged to submit an essay written with the theme, “Reachi...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Order Free Home COVID-19 Tests at USPS Website

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Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of four free at-home tests through the United States Post Office (USPS) website. COVID-19 tests will start shipping in late January. 

  • Limit of one order per valid residential address.
  • One order i...
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