Posted on: February 5, 2016

Find True Love This Valentine's Day at Animal Services

Find True Love Adoption Event - Feb 13 2016 - Irving Animal Services, Irving TX

Irving Animal Services, in conjunction with the DFW Humane Society, is hoping to play Cupid this Valentine's Day with its True Love Awaits campaign. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, all adoptions at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley Vie...Read on...

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Posted on: February 4, 2016

Free Emergency Training Course Offered to Residents, Commuters

Free Emergency Training Course Offered To Residents, Commuters

Irving’s Emergency Management Team invites those who live or work in the city to participate in a no-cost, two-day emergency training course in coordination with partner organizations, the City of Southlake and North Lake College.

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

IPD Reports Crime Declined 6.6 Percent in 2015

Crime Declined 6.6 Percent in 2015

The Irving Police Department is pleased to announce the city experienced another year of crime rate reduction in calendar year 2015. The overall crime rate decreased 6.6 percent, comparing Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) data between calendar years 2015 and...Read on...

Posted on: January 5, 2016

Solid Waste Services Assessment Completed

Solid Waste Services Assessment Completed

During discussions for the FY 2015 and FY 2016 budgets, the Solid Waste Services Department was asked to provide a comprehensive financial and operational assessment of the Solid Waste Utility.

Conducted over about a year, the study identified challenge...

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Posted on: February 1, 2016

Scientists Discuss Earthquakes

Earthquake Info

Update
Jan. 13, 2016: State will begin to install earthquake monitors in the spring
(Ft. Worth Star-Telegram)

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At the recent annual American Geophysical Union meeting,  Southern Methodist University (SMU) scientists reported they believe the Dallas/Irving quakes have been triggered by human activity. They said they have not determined causation. The seismologists continue to study data from 11 seismometers located in Irving and Dallas.

The City of Irving continues working closely with the University of Texas Austin’s Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) as well. Last session the legislature allocated $4.47 million for the TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program, which the BEG will lead and will include seismologists from across the state. The BEG has hired staff, all of whom will be in place in early January. The seismic network is expected to be deployed soon thereafter.

There is no fracking in Irving, and there are no wastewater injection wells located here. For more information on the American Geophysical Union meeting click hereRead on...

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Posted on: January 6, 2016

Candidate Packets Available / Paquetes De Candidatos Disponibles

2015 Irving City Council

Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 6, residents interested in becoming a candidate for a City Council position can obtain a candidate packet from the City Secretary’s Office at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Packets also will be available at cityofirving.org...Read on...