Posted on: July 17, 2017

Free Rabies Vaccinations, Microchipping for Pets of Irving Residents

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Irving residents can get a free rabies vaccination and microchipping services for their dogs and cats from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 29 at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane. Proof of residency is required. Services provided by Texas Coali...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Free Cat Adoptions at IACC in July

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Beat the heat and adopt a cool cat! The Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane is waiving adoption fees for cats one year and older the entire month of July. Kittens are available for a $50 adoption fee; regular adoption fees range from $70 to $...

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Aquatics

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

City Updates Irving Pools’, Aquatic Centers’ Operation Schedules for August

Teens enjoying one of Irving's seasonal pools.

Each year, the City of Irving’s summer pools and outdoor aquatic centers are staffed by college and high school students. With the new school year approaching, a number of these students will be ending their employment to prepare for their retur...

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Aquatics
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Lively Park Pool Closed July 28-29 for Maintenance

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Funded by Community Development Block Grants, the Lively Park Pool's pump room/bath house/office building will receive new roof decking and shingles. As a result, the pool will be closed July 28-29, to allow the work to be performed.

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Aquatics
Posted on: May 31, 2017

AquaStars Moves to West Irving Aquatic Center for Summer

Family with special needs child enjoy pool time away from the crowds.

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 1...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Spotlight: North Lake Natatorium Gets Facelift

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The North Lake Natatorium has served the Irving community well for more than 30 years. The facility opened in 1985 as the first indoor pool to serve Irving residents, the Irving Independent School District (IISD) and North Lake College.

The 50-meter pool i...

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Aquatics

Budget

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Posted on: July 1, 2017

Budget Input Opportunities

City Hall - Irving TX

Residents are invited to provide input on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget to help shape the future of the City of Irving. Below are a few of the public input opportunities available to Irving residents.

Online Input

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Budget

Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving Fire Department Helps City Receive Top Rating

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The City of Irving has joined an elite group of only 97 municipalities in the United States, receiving the highest rating possible, Insurance Services Office (ISO) Class 1, according to the latest ISO report.

The Insurance Services Office had listed the Ci...

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Posted on: July 23, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

The City of Irving is investing in improvements to the water and wastewater system. Some of these improvements involve repairing and replacing aging infrastructure. In other cases, the upgrades are because of business and residential growth.

Irving Numbers...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Lively Park Pool Closed July 28-29 for Maintenance

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The Lively Park Pool's pump room/bath house/office building will receive new roof decking and shingles. As a result, the pool will be closed July 28-29, to allow the work to be performed.

The 10:30 a.m. Senior Swim on Friday, July 28 will be held at Senter...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Budget Input Opportunities

City Hall - Irving TX

Residents are invited to provide input on the Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget to help shape the future of the City of Irving. Below are a few of the public input opportunities available to Irving residents.

Online Input

Residents provided input on the budget dur...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Irving Arts Center Seeks Grant Panelists

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The Irving Arts Center is searching for residents to serve as 2017-19 Advisory Grant Review Panelists. Irving residents who have knowledge of the visual and/or performing arts as practicing artists, experience through other participation in the arts, or a...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 16, 2017

Water Utilities Evaluates Quality of Infrastructure System, Prepares for Future City Development

Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Photo: Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Water is a fundamental resource that is necessary for survival. It is used every day, from filling a glass to washing a load of laundry, and from watering the la...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Two Farmers Markets Open in Irving

Vegetables on display at an open-air farmer's market table.

Irving now boasts two European-style farmers markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide atten...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 9, 2017

Residents Invited to City of Irving Town Hall Meeting

City Hall - Irving TX

Join the City of Irving for a District 4 Town Hall Meeting to learn about ongoing and future city projects and initiatives. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Former Central Library Auditorium, 801 W. Irving Blvd

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

City Council Approves Increase to the 65/Disabled Persons Property Tax Exemption

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The Irving City Council has unanimously approved an increase to the property tax exemption for residents who are at least 65 years old or disabled to $35,000 of taxable value.

The increase to the tax exemption was passed June 22 to help ease the financial ...

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City of Irving News
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Supplies for Success Drive Assists Local Students

Irving TX Supplies for Success Drive

Financial status should not determine a student’s success in the classroom. To help make sure of that, the City of Irving, Irving Fire Department, Irving Schools Foundation and several other organizations are teaming up for the annual Supplies f...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Welcome Home to Irving, Texas

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Irving is a city with a rich heritage, a city with passion and purpose, and a future of unbridled potential. 

Welcome home to Irving, Texas.

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City of Irving News

Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving Fire Department Helps City Receive Top Rating

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The City of Irving has joined an elite group of only 97 municipalities in the United States, receiving the highest rating possible, Insurance Services Office (ISO) Class 1, according to the latest ISO report.

The Insurance Services Office had listed the Ci...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Two Farmers Markets Open in Irving

Vegetables on display at an open-air farmer's market table.

Irving now boasts two European-style farmers markets, where individuals can meet local farmers, artisanal food producers and crafts people, and purchase products in a colorful, family-friendly venue. Local foods and music also are planned to provide atten...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: June 16, 2017

KDC Leases Office Space to Pioneer Natural Resources in Irving

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In an economic development win for the city, corporate development and investment firm KDC announced it has leased office space to serve as Pioneer Natural Resources’ new headquarters at the planned Hidden Ridge development in Irving. The building will re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and newcomers are buying into the vi...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Economic Development News
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

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The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.

Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spaciou...Read on...

Economic Development News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

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Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, l...

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Economic Development News

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Watch: Emergency Management Presents Preparedness Tips at Library

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Watch Irving Office of Emergency Management's Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator Alyson Barrow review tips for staying prepared in the event of an emergency during a program at South Irving Library.

Being prepared for natural disasters and...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Emergency Management Offers Preparedness Guide

Emergency Preparedness Guide

An Emergency Preparedness Booklet is available at CityofIrving.org/Emergency-Management to assist residents in preparing for potential disasters. The booklet includes information about the most threatening natural and man-made disasters in North Texas. By...

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Emergency Management Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

Residents Encouraged to Register for iALERT

The city’s iALERT notification system provides residents with critical information during emergencies or critical situations. It allows public safety officials to notify some or all of the city’s population about gas leaks, boil water notices, power outag...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Heat Emergencies Reminder!

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***According to statistics, 54 percent of heat stroke deaths among children in vehicles occurred when the child was “forgotten” by the caregiver; 29 percent of deaths occurred when a child was playing in an unattended vehicle; 17 percent occurred when a c...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Friday, July 28 at 8 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: Police Chief Jeff Spivey

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On March 24, 2017, the City of Irving swore in a new Chief of Police. Meet Chief Jeff Spivey and learn about key policing initiatives, crime prevention tips and programs for community engagement. Repeats: Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Monday, July 24 at 8:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Best of GOW: High School Football – Richardson vs Nimitz

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The Vikings welcome the Eagles to Irving Schools Stadium for a homecoming showdown in a contest we had for you last fall. Repeats: Tuesday at 4 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m., Thursday at 4 p.m., Friday at noon, and Saturday at 4:30 p.m.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Saturday, July 29 at 10 p.m. – ICTN 1 – A Night at the Movies

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Enjoy a classic movie the whole family will love. You'll want to have a bowl of popcorn ready as you join us for this 1946 psychological crime thriller "The Stranger," starring Edward G. Robinson, Loretta Young, and Orson Welles.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Sunday, July 23 at 7:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – City Source

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Irving’s former Central Library has gotten a makeover. Get a look inside, and find out how it’s now being used to help businesses develop and build. Also, see the opening day at Irving’s new Farmers Markets. Those stories, pl...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Thursday, July 27 at 7 p.m. – ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We’ll have a preview of MainStage Irving/Las Colinas’ “My Sister Eileen.” We’ll celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Ms. Mature Irving Pageant, and we’ll check out Irving Chautauqua: “...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Tuesday, July 25 at 7 p.m. – ICTN 1 – About Towne

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We have highlights from the Fourth of July Parade and fireworks. We check out City Men Cook. And we’ll attend the Irving Kids Charity Classic Kick-Off Party. Plus, we get the details on early registration for this year’s Ms. Mature Irv...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30 p.m. – ICTN 1 – Open Line: Canine Companions

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Canine Companions for Independence marked its first year of operations in Irving. On “Open Line,” learn about how dogs trained there are making a difference.

ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 7, 2015

ICTN 3 - Game of the Week Classics Network

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Bringing you cross town match-ups, post season playoff showdowns and classic contests from more than 30 years of Game of the Week. Watch ICTN 3: •AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network •Spectrum Commun...

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ICTN Sneak Previews
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Channel Guide

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Watch ICTN 1:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Channel 16
  • Frontier Channel 30

Watch ICTN 2:

  • AT&T U-verse Channel 99 - Click on Irving Community Television Network
  • Spectrum Communications Chan...
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ICTN Sneak Previews

Posted on: July 25, 2017

Damage Repaired to Portions of Campion Trail Caused by Floods

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

As a result of unprecedented rainfall in 2015 and 2016, the Trinity River overflowed its banks and caused considerable damage along the City of Irving’s Campion Trail. The almost continuous wet weather caused a 50-year flood on the Trinity, dama...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility Opens

Irving and Grand Prairie opened a new fire training facility July 21. The facility features a five-story tower, a classroom, a trench rescue area and more. The two cities split all costs. 

The Irving-Grand Prairie Joint Fire Training Facility is l...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Water Utilities Evaluates Quality of Infrastructure System, Prepares for Future City Development

Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Photo: Construction crews lower a section of 48-inch fiberglass reinforced pipe into a trench.

Water is a fundamental resource that is necessary for survival. It is used every day, from filling a glass to washing a load of laundry, and from watering the la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Irving Improves Water, Wastewater Systems

Workers prepare an area for water and wastewater improvements.

The City of Irving is investing in improvements to the water and wastewater system. Some of these improvements involve repairing and replacing aging infrastructure. In other cases, the upgrades are because of business and residential growth.

Irving Numbers...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 29, 2017

The Study: Irving's Innovation Center Opens

Mayor Rick Stopfer cuts the ribbon to open The Study: Irving Innovation Center.

The Study opened in Irving’s former Central Library. It features co-working space, private meeting rooms and more. The goal of the facility is to help entrepreneurs and build business. 

Learn more: http://thestudyus.com/

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team pro...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

Slide and playground equipment at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see what could be in store for Luzon Park in Irving. The city’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) team is gathering input and developing ideas to improve the park. It’s locate...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brockbank, Embassy Channels Construction Update: June 2017

Embassy Channel, June 2017

The city’s Capital Improvement Project Department Director Casey Tate provides City Council members with an update on the progress made on the Brockbank and Embassy drainage channels at the June 6, 2017 Work Session meeting.

The city’s ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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Posted on: May 28, 2017

Irving Fire Department to Welcome Fire Station No. 12, Fire Training Facility This Summer

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The City of Irving Fire Department will open two of its signature Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects beginning in July.

In April 2016, the Fire Department began construction on the 12,000-square-foot Fire Station No. 12 at 2995 Regent Blvd. Also la...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Irving’s Downtown Heritage Crossing District is On the Move

Irving, Texas, Main Street mural

Renovation and restoration are reshaping one of Irving’s most charming areas. The district — with its parks, plazas, vintage feel, historic homes and even a stop on the Trinity Railway Express — is a great place to be, and newcomers are buying into the vi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Midtown Express Open House

SouthGate Constructors representatives talk with residents about the progress on the Midtown Express

In this excerpt from ICTN’s "City Source," see the open house where residents learned about progress on the Midtown Express. Southgate Constructors, TxDOT’s contractor for the project, reports it is 50 percent complete.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Centennial Park Plaques Unveiled

Woman looking at newly installed black granite plaques in Founders Plaza - Irving TX.

Irving leaders recently gathered at Centennial Park to re-dedicate Founder’s Plaza and unveil new plaques. The black granite plaques showcase significant moments in the first hundred years of Irving history.

The new plaques these took the commissioned arti...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 10, 2017

View Georgia Farrow Rec Center Expansion Plans

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Residents recently attended a Community Meeting at Georgia Farrow Recreation Center, 530 Davis Drive, to provide input and ideas about a proposed update and expansion of the facility.

Located in West Park, Georgia Farrow Recreation Center is a vital asset ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Construction Underway on Convention Center Hotel

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Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, City Manager Chris Hillman and other city leaders officially broke ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel at Las Colinas on March 27. Construction is now underway on the $113 million headquarters hotel. It is the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: May 3, 2017

Converge, Collaborate, Create

The Study: Irving’s Innovation Center - Irving TX

City of Irving, Indigo Group to unveil Business, Innovation Center in Heritage District

Beginning in May, business and community innovators will have the opportunity to soak in a 180-degree view of downtown Irving while leveraging support and professional ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Colony Drive Bridge Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

Colony Street Bridge Ribbon Cutting - Irving TX

Members of the Historic Hospital District Neighborhood Association joined Irving city leaders to celebrate the opening of the new Colony Drive bridge. Crews replaced the bridge as part of a major drainage improvement project on several South Irving channe...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

New Plaques Installed in Centennial Park

New plaques being installed at Founders Plaza in Centennial Park, Irving, Texas.

The plaques chronicling the history of Irving at Founders Plaza in the city's downtown Centennial Park, 444 W. Second Street are currently being replaced with new versions constructed out of black granite. 

The new plaques these took the ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Watch: Irving Convention Center Hotel Groundbreaking

Irving Convention Center Hotel - Artist Rendering

City leaders break ground on the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel in late March, taking its next step closer to reality. The $110-million project is scheduled to open in late 2018. 

The $110 million convention center hotel will mark the compl...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 29, 2017

City of Irving Plans for Long-term Flood Control, Drainage Improvements

Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street, Irving, Texas.

Photo: Brockbank Channel wall construction near Lane Street.

By 2019, the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) will help protect 229 structures south of State Highway (SH) 183 by building new drainage channels that will contain a 100-year flood...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Watch: Drainage Projects Update

Newly paved drainage channel in Irving, Texas.

As part of a special focus on infrastructure called "Investing in Our Future," ICTN takes a look at drainage projects in Irving. Get an update on Delaware Creek-related projects, and find out why drainage is expected to be an even bigger priorit...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Watch: New Exercise Equipment Installed at Sunrise Park

A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise

Photo: A City of Irving employee installs new exercise equipment along the newly installed trail at Sunrise Park, 1809 E Union Bower Road.

In this excerpt from ICTN’s “City Source,” get a look at the new workout equipment just installed at Irving’s Sunrise...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Watch: New Playground Opens at Senter Park

New equipment installed at Senter Park's playground - March 2017 - Irving TX

Irving's Senter Park has a new playground full of fun and colorful features. Watch to learn more about the improvements, paid for with Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Live Oak Road Bridge at Delaware Creek Reopens

Live Oak Road Bridge, at Delaware Creek, post-construction - Irving, TX

After a 13-month project, the Live Oak Road bridge crossing at Delaware Creek has reopened with a new bridge and infrastructure improvements. Work also included reconstruction of the drainage channel to deepen it with vertical walls, as well as the instal...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 7, 2017

View Heritage Park Redevelopment Proposal Concept

Artist's concept of redesigned Heritage Park, Irving, Texas.

Irving looks to the past while embracing the future for new generations. 

Heritage Park celebrated its 30th birthday in July 2016, and now the City of Irving Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and the Parks and Recreation departments are looking to...

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View the Artist Drawings of the Proposed Park Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 3, 2017

North Campion Completely Open: Repairs Completed

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

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

The City of Irving is pleased to announce that the entire northern section of Campion Trail is open for joggers, cyclists and nature lovers t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

March 5 "City Source" Features Campion Trail, Sunrise Park

City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park.

Photo: City workers put the finishing touches on the new trail at Sunrise Park. Work is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017.

This edition of "City Source" features Investing in our Future stories covering the repairs to North Campi...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Renovations Continue at Senter Park Playground

Artist rendering of new play equipment at Senter Park - Irving TX - February 2017

Residents will be excited with new playground improvements at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St., funded by Community Development Block Grants. Work continues to install a new playground system at Senter Park, 901 S. Senter St. The playground area will be clo...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Watch: Infrastructure Presentation to Irving City Council - Feb. 26 2017

Water tower with Irving, TX logo.

Todd Reck, Irving Water Utilities director, provides the Irving City Council with an update on projects involving a water tank and sewer line cleaning.

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Irving’s Tudor Lane Transformation Earns National Recognition

New Tudor Lane home in Irving, Texas.

The National Community Development Association (NCDA) has announced its decision to award the 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Award to the City of Irving for the redevelopment of Tudor Lane.

Tudor Lane, once one of Irving’s highest crime...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Investing in Irving’s Infrastructure: Maintaining Quality Services for Residents

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day.

City staff works to construct and maintain a variety of infrastructure projects every day that help ensure residents receive the quality services they have grown to expect from the City of Irving.

Capital Improvement Program Department

The Capital Improveme...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Watch: Irving Places New Elevated Water Storage Tank

Royal Ridge Water Supply Tank Raising - January 2017 - Irving TX

As new neighborhoods develop, the City of Irving is adding a new elevated water storage tank at Royal Lane and Royal Ridge Parkway. This tower will help ensure adequate water pressure. Watch to see the hoisting of the storage tank — a process th...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Cranes, Trains and Automobiles: Irving hits 30-year construction record

Water Street artist rendering - Irving TX

Photo: Water Street artist rendering.

While most people see them as concrete strips ? highways and runways glimmer gold to investors and developers.

The state’s strong economy, combined with Irving’s numerous transportation assets, are translating to a mass...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: January 1, 2017

Irving's Year in Review: 2016

Lake Carolyn, Las Colinas, Irving, TX

Since the adoption of the city’s first strategic plan, the value of strategic thinking has been proven. Resident satisfaction with code enforcement, the appearance of the city, quality of life and other indicators of success have risen. Irving continues t...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 15, 2016

Sunrise Park Trail Improvements Begin Dec. 19

Sunrise Park Welcome Sign - Irving TX

Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, trail replacement work will begin at Sunrise Park, 1809 E. Union Bower Road. This project is expected to be completed by the end of spring 2017. 

All existing asphalt trail will be replaced with 9-foot wide concrete pave...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Water Street Offers Updated View with Drone Video

A recently released drone video captures the progress the Gables Water Street development has made on construction. The a mixed-use community project, located in Las Colinas Urban Center along Lake Carolyn, will showcase more than 60,000 square feet of re...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: December 9, 2016

CDBG Funds Fuel Improvements to Parks, Rec Centers, Sidewalks

Hurwitz Park - Irving TX

The City of Irving is using $1 million Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to improve parks, recreation centers and sidewalks in Irving neighborhoods. These improvements were designed to help the Irving Parks and Recreation Department promote a...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities. These improvements will prepare the golf course for future enjoyment. Completio...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 8, 2016

Irving Convention Center Hotel Update

Irving Convention Center - Irving Texas

The Irving City Council has unanimously approved the proposed Irving Convention Center Hotel master development agreement, paving the way for design to begin. The convention center’s headquarters hotel will provide 350 guest rooms and more than 16,000 squ...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: August 3, 2016

Housing Development to Be Built Near Irving Historic Downtown District

The Delaware at Heritage Crossing home option - Irving TX

Photo: Rendering of a home option that will be available at The Delaware at Heritage Crossing development that will be built near downtown Irving.Empty nesters, young professionals, or those looking to downsize their yard without sacrificing a spacious ho...

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Investing in Our Future
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Investing in Our Future

Posted on: June 14, 2017

City Offers Tours of Irving Music Factory

Heavy-duty equipment moves building materials to a work area at the Irving Music Factory.

Teams with the City of Irving play a lot of important roles as construction on the Irving Music Factory advances. Watch to learn about what the city is doing to ensure work progresses on schedule.

The City of Irving’s Capital Improvement team provides mont...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Irving Music Factory Construction Update: May 2017

Irving Music Factory site - May 2017

ICTN’s "City Source" provides an update on the Irving Music Factory’s construction, including an aerial view of the progress on the site.

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Live Nation Calls the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory “Exceptional”

Music Factory - Artist Rendering - Irving TX

Global entertainment powerhouse Live Nation says it is ecstatic about operating the Pavilion at the Irving Music Factory, and Live Nation knows its business. In 2015, the U.S. corporation promoted 25,000 concerts that drew more than 63 million fans worldw...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Irving Music Factory Site Progresses

Site construction at the Music Factory, June 2016.

The Irving Music Factory is primed to be an all-in-one dining and entertainment destination for North Texas. The $165 million project’s centerpiece will be the Pavilion at the Music Factory, a $40 million high-tech music venue that converts from a 4,000-s...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: March 9, 2017

Watch: Irving Music Factory Under Construction

The Irving Music Factory construction progressing. December 2016

Construction on the Irving Music Factory is progressing fast! Get a look inside the site to see some of the features coming together. The Irving Music Factory will feature restaurants, an outdoor plaza, a movie theater and a state-of-the-art live music ve...

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Irving Music Factory News
Posted on: July 5, 2016

Music Factory Vision Takes Shape

Music Factory - Irving TX - Artist Rendering of Finished Site

Once the cranes were set, social media channels began buzzing with the question, “When will the Irving Music Factory open for business?” The answer is late summer 2017, according to IMF developer Noah Lazes. The Irving Music Factory, long in the making, i...

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Irving Music Factory News

Posted on: July 13, 2017

The Risks of Free WiFi

hazards of wifi

The library is a great place to visit when you need to find a quiet area or a study room to work on assignments and study for tests. Many places including public libraries, restaurants, transportation hubs and shopping malls make it convenient to visitors...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: July 10, 2017

True Grit Comes to Irving

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We are excited to announce the novel True Grit has been selected for the city's twelfth annual Irving Reads series

This October readers throughout Irving can show off their pioneering spirit by discovering and talking about the classic ...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Children's Summer Programs - July 2017

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Summer is nearly a third of the way over and there is still so much to do. How many items have you crossed off your vacation bucket list? While you may not have done as much as you’ve hoped, there is still time to start and complete the Summer R...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Teen Summer Programs - July 2017

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Laser beam obstacle courses, balloon car races, movie matinees…does that sound like a teen’s typical summer to you? 

If you’re a typical parent, you probably can’t afford to send your teen to the movies or ...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Camp NaNoWriMo 2017

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Calling all budding authors for the virtual writer’s retreat known as Camp NaNoWriMo! This July at Camp NaNoWriMo sign up for an experience like no other. Head out in search for inspiration in a virtual cabin. Join your friends to form a writers...

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Irving Public Library
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Fight Hunger in Irving

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Many of us annually participate in food drives between Thanksgiving and Christmas, but hunger is prevalent for many local families throughout the year. Dallas County is ranked No. 6 in the nation for food insecurity, affecting 1 out of every 5 residents. ...

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Irving Public Library

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Lively Park Pool Closed July 28-29 for Maintenance

Lively Park Pool - Irving TX

Funded by Community Development Block Grants, the Lively Park Pool's pump room/bath house/office building will receive new roof decking and shingles. As a result, the pool will be closed July 28-29, to allow the work to be performed.

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Protect Your Family from Ticks

Person spraying bug repellent on arms.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) predicts this could be the worst season for tick-borne illnesses due to a sharp rise in the tick population. The mild winter across the United States allowed ticks to breed during months when they are t...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: June 1, 2017

2017 Summer Games Offer Youth Olympic-Style Play

Boys playing flag football.

Youth, ages 11-17, will enjoy competing in this two-week, Olympic-style Summer Games. From water volleyball to basketball and team sports to one-on-one activities, there is a competition for everyone. 

During practices, participants will learn var...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 28, 2017

AquaStars Moves to West Irving Aquatic Center for Summer

Family with special needs child enjoy pool time away from the crowds.

The City of Irving’s AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy access to a premier city swimming facility. The program is custom-designed for children with special needs ages 18 and youn...

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Learn more about AquaStars Parks and Recreation
Posted on: May 26, 2017

Fritz Park Petting Farm Open Through July 31

Little girl feeds a goose at Fritz Park Petting Farm, Irving, TX.

The Fritz Park Petting Farm offers an ideal setting for people of all ages to learn about farming and farm animals. For more than 30 years, Fritz Park has been the place to experience farm life, including hands-on contact with an assortment of animals &am...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: January 21, 2015

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Programs

Register Online for Parks and Recreation Classes

Looking to join an exercise class or register your child for day camp? Recreation center patrons must register for programs online using ActiveNet. The new online registration service eliminates the need to stand in lines at recreation centers on registra...

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Parks and Recreation

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Improvements Planned for Luzon Park

Slide and playground equipment at Luzon Park, Irving, Texas.

In this clip from ICTN’s "City Source," see what could be in store for Luzon Park in Irving. The city’s Capital Improvement Program (CIP) team is gathering input and developing ideas to improve the park. It’s located at 2900 Luzon Drive.

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation Provides Update on Twin Wells Golf Course Redevelopment

Proposed Green Approach to Hole No. 13 at Twin Wells Golf Course - June 7 2017

Twin Wells Golf Course is being redesigned to provide a more user-friendly and challenging course layout. Proposed changes will include wider and better defined fairways, elevated greens and an improved driving range and practice areas. The course is curr...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Twin Wells Golf Course Closed for Renovations

Twin Wells Golf Course

Beginning Oct. 1, Twin Wells Golf Course will be closed for renovations. Enhancements will include a new irrigation system, tee boxes, putting greens and clubhouse facilities.

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Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2015

Canoe Launch Closed at T.W. Richardson Park

canoe launch under water

The canoe launch at T.W. Richardson Park, as well as the sidewalk along the area, will be closed indefinitely. Due to continued heavy rainfall this year, the Trinity River has washed away much of the embankment along this section of Campion Trail. This er...Read on...

Parks and Recreation - Construction Updates

Posted on: May 23, 2017

Resident Input Sought on Community Needs

Resident Input Sought on Future Grant Use

Each year, the City of Irving receives grant funds that help with a variety of community programs, including home repairs, homelessness prevention, funding of nonprofit programs and other services. In preparation for 2017-18 fiscal year grants, the city&a...

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Take the Community Needs Survey Planning and Community Development

Posted on: July 3, 2017

2016 IPD Annual Report Available for Review

2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report - cover image

The 2016 Irving Police Department Annual Report is available for review. 

As with any annual report, the pages are full of facts and details, and the publication illustrates the results of the department’s strategies, programs and hard work to pro...

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View the 2016 Annual Report (PDF) Police Department

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard, from Fuller Drive to O’Connor Boulevard

The left (inside) and right (outside) lanes of north- and southbound Las Colinas Boulevard, from Fuller Drive to O'Connor Boulevard, will experience intermittent lane closures 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily July 21 through Aug. 7 for sod replacement and landscapi...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Las Colinas Boulevard, from Fuller Drive to Promenade Parkway

The right (outside) lanes of north- and southbound Las Colinas Boulevard, from Fuller Drive to Promenade Parkway, will experience intermittent lane closures 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through July 31 for electrical and street light work.

Two-way traffic will b...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

MacArthur Boulevard, from W. Pioneer Drive to W. 6th Street

Beginning 7 a.m. July 24, sidewalk replacements will be made along MacArthur Boulevard, from W. Pioneer Drive to W. 6th Street.

Intermittent temporary lane closures will be required to complete the project. These sidewalk replacements are part of the feder...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Pioneer Drive from MacArthur Boulevard to Sowers Road

Beginning 7 a.m. July 13, sidewalk replacements will be made along Pioneer Drive, from MacArthur Boulevard to Sowers Road.

Intermittent temporary lane closures will be required to complete the project. These sidewalk replacements are part of the federal Co...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2017

E. Pioneer Drive, from Cascade Drive to Maryland Drive

The right eastbound lane of E. Pioneer Drive will be closed from Cascade Drive to Maryland Drive from June 22 to Aug. 18, weather permitting, for the replacement of a 15-inch wastewater main, as part of the City of Irving’s ongoing efforts to up...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Wildwood Drive, from Sixth Street to Trinity Park

Beginning May 3, Atmos Energy will be replacing a gas main from the west side of Wildwood under the road along Sixth Street to Trinity Park. Various lanes of Wildwood Drive will be closed throughout the project, but two-way traffic will remain in place. W...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Cabell Drive, from Esters Road to Belt Line Road

Beginning 9:30 a.m. March 15, eastbound Cabell Drive between Esters Road and Belt Line Road will be closed to through traffic until further notice. Eastbound Cabell Drive will be open to local traffic only from Esters Road to the Forward Air facility driv...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Royal Ridge North Supply Water Line

The installation of a new water line will cause various lane closures and traffic delays on Regent Boulevard, between Royal Crossing and Belt Line Road. This line will supply water to the new elevated water storage tank being built at Belt Line Road and R...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: October 4, 2016

Lane Street Bridge, at Brockbank Channel

Beginning the week of Oct. 10, Lane Street will be closed at the bridge crossing the Brockbank Channel, between Cypress Drive and Betsy Lane, to allow the demolition of the bridge and provide better access for construction crews rebuilding a deeper and wi...

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker Streets; Posey Drive; Chisholm Trail

Water and/or wastewater lines will be replaced on Anderson, Stafford, McCarthy and Metker streets, as well as Posey Drive and Chisholm Trail through August 2017. As a result, one-way traffic will be in place adjacent to the areas as they are under constru...

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Road Construction Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive

The outside (right) lane of southbound Las Colinas Boulevard, between Promenade Parkway and Fuller Drive, is closed for the duration of the work taking place at the Irving Music Factory construction site.

The construction is anticipated to be completed in ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: July 5, 2017

Dan Vedral, director of Transportation and Traffic Department with City of Irving, addresses city co

The City of Irving Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the July 5, 2017 City Council Work Session. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles of roadway in the city, as well as which roads w...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Irving’s Road to the Future Project Invests $100M in Five Years

Workers spread concrete on prepared roadway under construction.

City launches ambitious, cross-departmental project to rehabilitate, reconstruct and proactively maintain 1,440 road lane-miles.

This year, the City of Irving launched its “Road to the Future: $100 Million in 5 Years” program, which supports road reconstru...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Road to the Future Presentation: April 20, 2017

Casey Tate, director of Capital Improvement Program, provides an update to residents and council on

The City of Irving Capital Improvement Program Director Casey Tate and Traffic and Transportation Director Dan Vedral provided an update at the April 20, 2017 City Council Meeting. It includes an explanation of the process to evaluate all 1,400 lane miles...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Infrastructure Explained

Worker operates heavy machinery to dig up old pavement.

The City of Irving is renewing its focus on infrastructure. But what does that mean to residents, businesses and visitors? Learn more from this piece produced by ICTN. Get the answers to common questions, and find out why leaders believe infrastructure is...

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Road to the Future
Posted on: November 11, 2016

City Plans 'Road to the Future'

Road to the Future - Irving TX

City of Irving staff presented the "Road to the Future" project to the City Council members Nov. 10, 2016. This project funds $100 million for road improvements and reconstruction over the next five years without raising the tax rate.

The City of...

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Pavement Assessment Presentation Road to the Future

Posted on: July 25, 2017

Laughs by the Lake Returns to Lake Carolyn Sept. 1

Laughs by the Lake - Logo

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to Laughs by the Lake! The City of Irving’s annual comedy show returns to the shores of Lake Carolyn at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 to deliver jokes much better than that.

This year, organizers hope to give a budding...

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Learn more ... Special Event Updates

Posted on: July 26, 2017

Texas Wildflowers Class Designed for Urban Gardeners

Butterfly among red flowers

Learn how evaluate wildflowers in the urban garden, which grow best in the North Central Texas area, best planting times, and tips for planting and managing at the upcoming Think Green Be Green class "Texas Wildflowers," to be held 6 to 7:30 p.m...

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Learn about the Garden for Wildlife program Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Aug. 19 is National Honeybee Day

Aug. 20 is National Honeybee Day

Keep the honeybee in mind and plant native and adapted plants that will attract these special insects. Some common plants that will attract bees in North Texas are coral honeysuckle, purple coneflower, Texas lantana, butterfly weed, pink evening primrose ...

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Learn more about the value of bees Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Plan Your Vegetable Garden at Aug. 3 Workshop

Adult and child planting vegetables in garden.

Know where food comes from by growing your own vegetables. Learn proper soil preparation, garden design, disease and insect identification, and the proper time to germinate vegetable seeds and/or when to transplant vegetables into the garden for the seaso...

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Register Now Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Residents Reminded to Use Curbside Recycling

Blue bags and flattened cardboard placed near curb for recycling pickup.

Recycling has never been easier or more convenient than it is today. Residents have two options for disposing of their renewable materials: curbside recycling or drop-off recycling at Hunter Ferrell Municipal Solid Waste Landfill. According to Irving Soli...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Plants Key to Water Conservation

Yard landscape - Proper plant selection will help homeowners reduce water costs and use.

July is Smart Irrigation Month, and the Irving Think Green Be Green team wants to help you save water and money all year long with tips and ideas from experts in the water industry.

Saving water doesn’t have to involve the cost and inconvenience of tearing...

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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Irving’s 2016 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

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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Think Green... Be Green News
Posted on: March 30, 2017

City Takes Leadership Position With “Green” Initiatives

West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Photo: West Irving Library's large solar array helps it meet its"net-zero" designation.

Irving continues to embrace environmental stewardship and promote conservation. Notable actions help it remain a leader in North Texas:

  • The West Irvin...
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Think Green... Be Green News

Posted on: June 11, 2017

Residents Reminded of City Water Restrictions

Hand holding hose with shut-off nozzle in use.

The City of Irving reminds residents of the ongoing water conservation plan, which calls for year-round efficient irrigation measures. All residents and businesses are limited to irrigating only twice-per-week, according to scheduling for odd and even add...

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Posted on: May 27, 2017

Irving’s 2016 Water Quality Report Available Online

City of Irving Water Quality Report

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...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: April 9, 2017

WaterMyYard.org Promotes Smart Irrigation

Watering flowers with a handheld hose and sprayer.

The City of Irving wants to help residents by taking the guesswork out of watering their lawns. Residents and businesses are encouraged to set up an account at the WaterMyYard.org website, which will send weekly updates with the exact amount of time neede...

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Water in Irving
Posted on: March 6, 2017

Time-of-Day Influences Water Conservation

Water flowers using a hand-operated nozzle.

To promote good water use habits, minimize water waste and preserve Irving’s water supply, the city enforces time-of-day irrigation restrictions. These limits make it a violation of city ordinance to water between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. from April 1...

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Water in Irving