Irving Disabilities Information
Contact Committee with Comments
The mission of the Irving Advisory Committee on Disabilities is to be a contact and a voice for the citizens of the City of Irving to the City Council on matters pertaining to disability issues in the City of Irving. Use the link below to contact the committee and let us know how we can better serve our residents.
Disabilities Comment Form
Beverly Fuqua Recognized by Mayor Herbert A. Gears
Mayor Herbert A. Gears recognized Irving resident Beverly Fuqua Oct. 7 for the selection of her artwork by the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. Fuqua’s artwork will be featured in the 2010 National Disability Employment Awareness 2010 poster campaign. Her artwork is exhibited nationally and throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth.
Each fall since 1999, the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities produces a poster celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October. Artwork for the poster is selected by a submission and judging process and is open to any Texas artist with a disability. The theme for the 2010 poster is Talent Has No Boundaries: Workforce Diversity Includes Workers with Disabilities.
Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
Posted Oct. 6
The Irving City Council created the Advisory Committee on Disabilities in 1999 to serve as a contact and voice of residents with disabilities, and to review and discuss matters referred to the committee by the City Council and the city manager. The committee also provides recommendations to the council on matters pertaining to disability issues in the city. Committee members serve the community for two-year terms, with a maximum of three terms. For more information or to receive assistance with a special need, call (972) 721-2533, or TDD (800) 735-2989.