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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: 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 29, 2015

City Holiday, No Trash Collection July 3

City Holiday, No Trash Collection July 3 and 4

In observance of Independence Day, there will be no residential trash, curbside recycling or brush collection on Friday, July 3. In addition, the following facilities will be closed:

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 21, 2015

Fireworks to Fly in Irving to Celebrate America’s Birthday

Fireworks to Fly in Irving to Celebrate Americas Birthday

Canine cruisers, state ambassadors added to Fourth of July Parade as Irving prepares to host one of the region’s biggest birthday parties.

The Parks and Recreation Department’s Special Events Team will produce o...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Free Heritage District Tours During Holiday Weekend

Heritage Park Depot, Cabin Open for Tours July 4

July 4
The Caster Cabin and train depot at Heritage Park, Second and Main Streets, will be open for tours by the Irving Heritage Society the morning of the July 4 during the holiday celebratio...Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Update on North Texas Flooding Impact to Irving

Lake Carolyn, Irving, Texas

While the rains have stopped, the flooding remains throughout North Texas. Even though flood waters have begun to recede slowly, the City of Irving continues to urge residents to steer clear of lakes and rivers.

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Answers to the Most Common Flooding Questions
Posted on: June 10, 2015

Free Cat Adoptions at IACC All Month Long

Free Cat Adoptions at IACC All Month Long

June is Adopt-a-Cat Month at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane. Adoption fees for cats 1 year and older are being waived during June. In June, kittens are available for a $50 adoption fee. Vaccinations, spay/neuter, Leukemia test and mi...Read on...

See Adoptable Animals at the IACC
Posted on: June 21, 2015

Fritz Park Petting Farm Open Through July 31

Fritz Park Petting Farm Opens June 1

The Fritz Park Petting Farm offers an ideal setting for people of all ages to learn about f...Read on...

Learn more about Fritz Park Petting Farm
Posted on: June 18, 2015

Fire Department Partners with Red Cross to Reduce Fire Risks

Fire Department Partners with Red Cross to Reduce Fire Risks

To reduce the risk of death or property loss due to fire, the Red Cross has partnered with Irving Fire Department to bring free smoke alarms home.

When volunteers canvassed Irving neighborhoods with messages of fi...Read on...

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 19, 2015

Outside Storage Regulated by Code Enforcement

Outside Storage Regulated by Code Enforcement

Residents are reminded that equipment, materials or furnishings that would ordinarily not be used outdoors may not be stored outdoors.

Irving’s Code Enforcement Department deals with many issues througho...Read on...

Learn more about Irving Property Code
Posted on: June 3, 2015

DCHHS Warns Dallas County Residents of Flood and Standing Water Dangers

DCHHS Warns Dallas County Residents of Flood and Standing Water Dangers

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) is warning Dallas County residents to take precaution with flood and standing water.

“Several areas throughout Dallas County are still experiencing the aftermath of all the rain and f...Read on...

Dallas County Department of Health
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...

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