Ambassador Jacqueline Barrett

Watch and learn more about the Ambassador Committee! For more information contact Mary Clare Harkins at mcharkins@irvingchamber.com Ambassador Jacqueline Barrett from Bob Kaplitz on Vimeo.

Irving-based PLH Group acquires Canadian midstream company

The PLH Group announced today that it will acquire the Canadian company’s four offices, pipelines, compressors, module fabrication and integrity repair programs. Pipeworx Ltd. has operations in Western Canada. “Canada, and Western Canada in particular, presents significant emerging and long-term opportunities for PLH and the pipeline infrastructure services market as a whole,” said Mark Crowson,… Keep Reading »

Sounding Off: How do young adults choose a place to live?

Is it important for cities to foster vibrant, affordable neighborhoods for young people? What was most important to you when you were a young adult looking for a place to live? Lanni Fish, Irving: Absolutely. It is important for a city to plan ahead and try to provide the things that will attract young families. The… Keep Reading »

Irving Arts Center offers Transportation Art Contest

The Irving Arts Center will host for the sixth year the Transportation Art Contest to spotlight the annual Transportation and Infrastructure Summit the city will host Aug. 6-9 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel, 221 E. Las Colinas Blvd. The contest theme this year is “From Rails to Wings: Irving, Texas.” Students ages 6 to 17… Keep Reading »

Irving City presents plan on 4.3-mile overhaul of Belt Line Road

The city of Irving’s planning and development department has begun publicizing a 28-year plan to enhance and redevelop 4.3 miles of Belt Line Road from Shady Grove Road to State Highway 161. The Belt Line Corridor Unified Redevelopment Plan has not been approved by the City Council, but development staff is working with Belt Line… Keep Reading »

North Texas LPGA Shootout Winner

Inbee Park edged Carlota Ciganda by one stroke to win the North Texas LPGA Shootout that was held at Las Colinas Country Club. She put together rounds of 67-70-67-67 to finish 13-under at 271. The No. 1 ranked golfer said she enjoyed the tournament and liked playing in Texas. Others seemed happy with the tournament that brought in good crowds…. Keep Reading »

Irving Police Issues Reminder Regarding Door-to-Door Solicitors

The City of Irving has recently received phones calls from elderly citizens inquiring about a conservation company, Energy Conservation of Ft. Worth, that has called them inquiring about coming to their homes for a survey or examining their homes for energy problems. The citizens have been offered a $5000.00 payment. The City of Irving has… Keep Reading »

AAA Bond Rating Affirmed for City of Irving

Moody’s Investors Services and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed Irving’s double AAA rating, one of only five cities in the state of Texas. The city of Irving has held the ratings since 1996. “Responsible fiscal management through lean times allowed us to improve service while cutting expenses,” said Irving City Manager Tommy Gonzalez. “The ratings… Keep Reading »

La Cima Heritage Committee Earn 2013 Irving Trivia Trophy

The final rounds of the 6th Annual Irving Trivia on April 20th found four strong teams competing for the honor of hosting the Irving Trivia trophy for a year.  The final teams included last year’s champions the Henry Holmes Breakfast Forum, the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Irving Museum Advisory Board.  The teams bowed to the new… Keep Reading »

Kass Prince and Craig Boleman Honored as Irving High Spirited Citizens

High spirited in everything they do, Irving’s most recent award recipients, Kass Prince and Craig Boleman, have logged more volunteer hours combined since venturing to Irving in 1998 than most do in a lifetime. Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne and the Irving City Council officially named the couple High Spirited Citizens on Thursday, April 18,… Keep Reading »