During 2013, city employees completed 11,000 fire safety inspections and proactively performed 5,228 health inspections. Employees completed 6,700 asphalt repairs and delivered 12.9 billion gallons of water. Road crews swept 14,613 miles of streets and added 4,500 feet of new bicycle lanes to Irving roads. Employees helped residents to adopt 1,571 pets and administered 8,605 pet vaccines. To inform and engage residents, the city posted 766 Facebook updates and tweeted 930 times. Employees cleared 28,613 warrants. The Irving Arts Center hosted 413 programs and events. City employees processed more than 1,500 open records requests (many from us, thank you). The City of Irving hosted 229 environmental events and classes with more than 24,427 participants. In 2013, 997 volunteers gave more than 3,200 hours of service. There were 12,003 tons of debris diverted from the landfill through recycling and other efforts. The city provided recreation classes for 339,521 participants and Irving libraries hosted programs for 66,822 participants. Employees removed 800 incidents of graffiti with 100 percent removed within 48 hours of reporting. More than 335 ICTN videos were posted on YouTube, which have garnered more than 151,142 views to date.

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