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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Irving Flooding Update

Irving Flooding Update

The recent record-breaking floods brought an all-hands-on-deck response at the City of Irving, including activating the Emergency Operations Center. City employees worked 24/7 to anticipate issues and engineer creative solutions. Staff coordinated with mu...Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2015

Supplies for Success Drive Assists Local Students

Supplies for Success Drive Assists Local Students

Make a difference in a child’s life through the Supplies for Success Drive.

Sponsored by the Irving Fire Department, the drive will provide school supplies to Irving ISD children from low-income familie...Read on...

View the list of needed supplies
Posted on: July 1, 2015

Web Tips: Notify Me Sends News and Alerts to You

Notify Me Sends News and Alerts to You

Whether residents are looking for the latest City Council agendas, job postings from the city or important weather alerts, the city’s website makes it easy to receive important information directly to their emails or cellphones.
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Posted on: June 30, 2015

IPD Offers Girls Safety Conference July 20-23

Girls Safety Conference Set for June

This summer, female middle school and high school students can learn — at no cost — life-saving self-defense techniques during a Girls’ Safety Conference hosted by the Irving Police Department.
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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Irving Fire to Fill More Than 50 Firefighter Positions

Irving Fire to Fill More Than 50 Firefighter Positions

The Irving Fire Department (IFD) is accepting registrations through July 31 for its Civil Service Exam, which will be administered Sept. 21. The department plans to hire more than 50 candidates, with an expected starting pay of approximately $4,202 per mo...Read on...

Register to Take the Exam
Posted on: June 29, 2015

Arts Center Makes Call for Volunteers

Arts Center Makes Call for Volunteers

The Irving Arts Center is searching for residents to serve as 2015–17 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 ...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Irving, Dallas County Included in Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance

FEMA Announces Individual Assistance

Dallas County residents, including those in Irving, who were affected by the floods between May 4 and June 19 can apply for financial relief through the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
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Additional FEMA Disaster Centers in Dallas County
Posted on: June 18, 2015

Help Irving Win the Summer Blood Drive Challenge

Help Irving Win the Summer Blood Drive Challenge

Dallas County Commissioner Dr. Elba Garcia is challenging the cities of Irving and Grand Prairie in a blood donation competition. Which city can raise the most blood donors by Aug. 9?

Life-saving blood donations are typically low ...Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Irving’s Efforts Lead to Legislative Action on North Texas Earthquakes

Earthquake Info

Following a series of earthquakes in North Texas, the City of Irving traveled to Austin this legislative session to request the state fund and study increased seismic activity in the area and helped to successfully secure $2 million to ...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

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 2015-16 fiscal year grants, the city&a...Read on...

Take the Community Needs Survey