City of Irving News Releases 2014 All Archives

Dec. 22, 2014: Inaugural North Texas Teen Book Festival Announces Lineup Dec. 22, 2014: Inaugural North Texas Teen Book Festival Announces Lineup
The inaugural North Texas Teen Book Festival, a free, one-day festival highlighting Young Adult and Middle Grade literature, is pleased to announce its full lineup of more than 50 New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed authors.
Nov. 5, 2014: City of Irving Unveiling New Victoria Park Playground Nov. 5, 2014: City of Irving Unveiling New Victoria Park Playground
Parks and Recreation Department Holding Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for new “Victoria Castle” on Nov. 6
Nov. 5, 2014: Irving's Parks and Recreation Team Wins Two Awards Nov. 5, 2014: Irving's Parks and Recreation Team Wins Two Awards
Laughs by the Lake, Teen Driver Safety Fair recognized by Texas Recreation and Park Societ
Oct. 20, 2014: Canal Fest Returns to Irving's Mandalay Canal Oct. 20, 2014: Canal Fest Returns to Irving's Mandalay Canal
City of Irving Celebrates Art and Culture Festival for Second Year
Oct. 7, 2014: City of Irving to Host Transportation and Water Forum Oct. 9 Oct. 7, 2014: City of Irving to Host Transportation and Water Forum Oct. 9
The City of Irving will host The Infrastructure Forum: The Future of Transportation and Water Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Irving Convention Center.
Oct. 3, 2014: Irving Fire Department Reminds Irving Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Saves Lives Oct. 3, 2014: Irving Fire Department Reminds Irving Residents: Working Smoke Alarms Saves Lives
Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!”
Sept. 24, 2014: Irving Public Library Announces 1930s Themed Fair for 2014 Big Read Kick-off Sept. 24, 2014: Irving Public Library Announces 1930s Themed Fair for 2014 Big Read Kick-off
Good, old-fashioned free entertainment, food and books in celebration of "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
Sept. 17, 2014: City of Irving to Host Minority/Women Business Enterprise Workshop Sept. 17, 2014: City of Irving to Host Minority/Women Business Enterprise Workshop
The City of Irving will host a Minority/Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) workshop to help qualifying businesses learn how to do business with the City of Irving.
Sept. 11, 2014: Irving Main Street Event Celebrates Community and Art Sept. 19 and 20, 2024 Sept. 11, 2014: Irving Main Street Event Celebrates Community and Art Sept. 19 and 20, 2024
The City of Irving’s Parks and Recreation Department will once again host the Irving Main Street Event, an annual festival aimed at celebrating Irving’s hometown feel.
Aug. 31, 2014: City of Irving to Change Drought Plan, Watering Restrictions Aug. 31, 2014: City of Irving to Change Drought Plan, Watering Restrictions
Beginning Sept. 1, City of Irving residents can water twice per week on designated days.
Aug. 20, 2014: Irving Residents Find Books Faster with Library's New Online Catalog Aug. 20, 2014: Irving Residents Find Books Faster with Library's New Online Catalog
Irving Library launches new state-of-the-art online catalog Aug. 28
July 30, 204: Irving Announces Empty the Shelter Day July 30, 204: Irving Announces Empty the Shelter Day
Adoption fees waived on Saturday, Aug. 16
July 8, 2014: Irvings First Ever Comedy Event Takes Over Lake Carolyn July 8, 2014: Irvings First Ever Comedy Event Takes Over Lake Carolyn
The City of Irving’s Parks and Recreation Department wants to put a smile on your face this summer. That’s why the city is hosting its first-ever Laughs by the Lake, the largest free outdoor comedy show in North Texas.
July 2, 2014: Registration for Parks and Recreation Classes Goes Online July 2, 2014: Registration for Parks and Recreation Classes Goes Online
The City of Irving’s Parks and Recreation Department is implementing a new, convenient online registration system that will allow residents to sign up for classes from home.
June 25, 2014: Irving Educating Children, Seniors About Mosquito Prevention June 25, 2014: Irving Educating Children, Seniors About Mosquito Prevention
Irving is continuing its tradition of actively educating residents about ways to protect themselves from the West Nile Virus.
June 25, 2014: Irving’s Annual Independence Day Fireworks Show Moving Location June 25, 2014: Irving’s Annual Independence Day Fireworks Show Moving Location
As residents begin making plans to attend the celebration, the city wants to remind attendees the location of the event is changing due to construction in the Las Colinas Urban Center.
June 4, 2014: Irving Wins Big Read Grant For Seventh Straight Year June 4, 2014: Irving Wins Big Read Grant For Seventh Straight Year
Free books, free events celebrate “To Kill a Mockingbird” in 2014.
May 22, 2014: Irving Culinary Diversity on Display at Taste of Irving May 22, 2014: Irving Culinary Diversity on Display at Taste of Irving
Whether you’re looking for top-notch steak, the best fish in town or an exquisite vegetarian meal, the culinary options in Irving abound.
May 21, 2014: The Mustangs of Las Colinas Museum Moving to New Location May 21, 2014: The Mustangs of Las Colinas Museum Moving to New Location
The museum dedicated to Irving’s most iconic statue is moving to a new site, offering improved accessibility and visibility for museum patrons.
May 19, 2014: City of Irving Announces Fourth of July Parade Theme May 19, 2014: City of Irving Announces Fourth of July Parade Theme
Parade organizers with the City of Irving’s Fourth of July celebration are challenging community members to showcase their American pride this Independence Day by participating in the city’s annual parade float competition.
May 14, 2014: Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Affirm Irving’s Top Rating May 14, 2014: Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Affirm Irving’s Top Rating
Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Aaa rating to the City of Irving’s $19.7 million General Obligation Bonds (GO) and $21.4 million Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation (CO).
May 5, 2014: Friends of Irving Public Library Hold Annual Meeting May 5, 2014: Friends of Irving Public Library Hold Annual Meeting
Volunteers supporting local literacy, culture and vibrant community.
April 30, 2014: Parks and Rec Wins Best in Irving April 30, 2014: Parks and Rec Wins Best in Irving
The City of Irving’s Parks and Recreation Department has a winning formula for its Independence Day Celebration.
April 22, 2014: LPGA Shootout Free for Kids, Military April 22, 2014: LPGA Shootout Free for Kids, Military
Irving is no stranger to professional golf events – and now one tournament is doing its part to make golf more accessible.
April 9, 2014: American Eagle Airlines Establishing Headquarters in Irving April 9, 2014: American Eagle Airlines Establishing Headquarters in Irving
March 28, 2014: Irving Named a Platinum-Level Leader in Transparency by Texas Comptroller March 28, 2014: Irving Named a Platinum-Level Leader in Transparency by Texas Comptroller
March 26, 2014: Irving Mayor Invited to Speak About Water Resources to National Group March 26, 2014: Irving Mayor Invited to Speak About Water Resources to National Group
March 12, 2014: City of Irving Names Victor Conley Irving Fire Chief March 12, 2014: City of Irving Names Victor Conley Irving Fire Chief
March 10, 2014: Irving Mayor Van Duyne Invited by Gates Foundation to Discuss Education March 10, 2014: Irving Mayor Van Duyne Invited by Gates Foundation to Discuss Education
Feb. 26, 2014: Irving Invites Residents to Discuss Stadium Site Development Feb. 26, 2014: Irving Invites Residents to Discuss Stadium Site Development
Feb. 26, 2014: City of Irving Welcomes 2014 Irving Tennis Classic Feb. 26, 2014: City of Irving Welcomes 2014 Irving Tennis Classic
Feb. 25, 2014: Valley Ranch Library Reopens With Additional 5,000 Square Feet Feb. 25, 2014: Valley Ranch Library Reopens With Additional 5,000 Square Feet
Feb. 21, 2014: City of Irving Co-Hosts First-Time Homebuyer Fair Feb. 21, 2014: City of Irving Co-Hosts First-Time Homebuyer Fair
Feb. 18, 2014: Irving Public Libraries Sign Declaration for the Right to Libraries Feb. 18, 2014: Irving Public Libraries Sign Declaration for the Right to Libraries
Feb. 17, 2014: Irving Introduces Road Construction Web Page Feb. 17, 2014: Irving Introduces Road Construction Web Page
Feb. 7, 2014: City of Irving 2013 Financial Report Receives Excellent Review from External Auditor Feb. 7, 2014: City of Irving 2013 Financial Report Receives Excellent Review from External Auditor
Jan. 23, 2014: Standard and Poor’s Affirms Irving’s AAA Bond Rating Jan. 23, 2014: Standard and Poor’s Affirms Irving’s AAA Bond Rating
Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed Irving’s AAA rating on Irving’s general obligation (GO) debt, citing the city’s financial strength and stability.