This Week in Government

This week in Austin Today newly elected Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick were sworn in on South steps of the Texas Capitol. The outgoing Governor Perry has served in that office for 14 years and 1 month. That makes him the 10th longest serving governor in U.S. history. This week in D.C…. Keep Reading »

DFW Airport Seeks High-End Retailers, Restaurants and Services for International Terminal D Concessions Program

Presented by Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to offer more than 30 concession locations – mostly in International Terminal D – for a variety of concessions outlets at the Airport. Some of the concepts DFW seeks to fill include duty free, premium retail, spa, Mediterranean… Keep Reading »

Irving’s Crime Rate Drops in 2014

Presented by Irving Weekly The crime rate in the City of Irving has declined for the tenth consecutive year. Reductions in the categories of Robbery, Burglary and Aggravated Assault contributed to a drop in the per capita crime rate from 30.37 per 1000 in 2013 to 30.00 per 1000 in 2014. Furthermore, the past ten… Keep Reading »

Irving Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Presented by Dallas Morning News Alliance Glass & Metal has purchased a 101,500-square-foot industrial building at 1800 Hurd Drive in Irving. Nathan Denton of Lee & Associates brokered the sale with John Fulton and Brett Owens with Transwestern. EOS Solutions has leased 12,308 square feet of industrial space at 1315 N. Royal Lane in Irving. … Keep Reading »

South Irving Library to open March 21

Presented by neighborsgo The South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive, will open in just a couple of months on March 21. The south location is the third library constructed in the city since the council and the Irving Library Board developed the master plan in 2006. “South Irving Library will be the largest branch in… Keep Reading »

Animal Services Offering $49 Adoptions on Jan. 31

Presented by City of Irving Want some company for the Big Game? Look no further than Irving Animal Services and its Choose Your MVP – Most Valuable Pet campaign.  From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 31 all adoptions at the Irving Animal Care Campus, 4140 Valley View Lane, will be only $49; regular adoption… Keep Reading »

City of Irving Operations Update

Presented by City of Irving Strategic Goal No. 2: Vibrant Neighborhoods Key Performance Results – For the first quarter of 2014-15, Code Enforcement key performance indicators are showing positive results. Voluntary Compliance = 97.7 percent, Percent Proactive Cases = 70.9 percent, and Corridor Proactive Cases = 91.5 percent. Strategic Goal No. 4: Safe and Secure… Keep Reading »

City of Irving revenue opportunities

Presented by City of Irving The following revenue opportunities are available from the City of Irving:  086J-15F Portland Type I Cement and Maximizer Concrete; 079M-15 Interior Plant Maintenance for the Irving Arts Center; 084D-15F Hunter Ferrell Landfill – Scalehouse and Office Complex; 091D-15F Development of a Headquarters Hotel at the Irving Convention Center (Design-Build Method);… Keep Reading »

“Tackle Hunger” Campaign Kicks-Off with ‘Souper Bowl of Caring Day’ in North Texas

Presented by Souper Bowl of Caring North Texas Souper Bowl of Caring North Texas kicked off Jan. 16th, 2015 with student rally and continues through NFL Super Bowl Sunday, February 1st, 2015 Dallas Cowboys great, Drew Pearson, along with other community leaders and Nichols Junior High 7th & 8th grade students helped to kick off… Keep Reading »

Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne talks about Irving’s future

Presented by Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber hosted the first Monday with the Mayor event on January 12, where business leaders receive updates from the Mayor and discuss topics of interest to them.  Approximately 50 attendees received an update from both Mayor Van Duyne as well as City Manager… Keep Reading »