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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Spivey Succeeds Boyd as Chief of Police

Jeff Spivey is sworn in as police chief by Judge Rodney Adams.

Photo: Jeff Spivey is sworn in as police chief by Judge Rodney Adams.

Jeff Spivey officially took the oath as chief of police at Irving’s Criminal Justice Center after being recommended for the post by City Manager Chris Hillman at the end of Mar...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Parks, Recreation Brings TRAPS to Irving

Planning committee celebrates success of TRAPS Expo in Irving.

Photo: Planning committee celebrates success of TRAPS Expo in Irving.

The Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) Annual Institute and Expo brought hundreds of industry professionals to the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas for a full lineup of edu...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off Results

2017 Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off Winners - Durenda Pena, Casey Tate, Ray Cerda.

Photo: 2017 Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off Winners (clockwise from back right): Durenda Pena, Ray Cerda and Casey Tate.

The Parks and Recreation Department hosted its 27th annual Super Bowl of Chili Cook-Off on Feb. 3. 

Seven employees engaged in a heat...

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Posted on: February 15, 2016

2016 Chili Cook-Off Winners

2016 Chili Cook-Off Winners

The Parks and Recreation Department hosted its 26th annual Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off on Feb. 5. Six employees engaged in a heated competition for the title of chili cook-off champion.

Employee judges included Budget Coordinator Shannon Phillips, Landfill M...

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

American Heart Association Designates Irving as Fit-Friendly Worksite

Fit-Friendly Award

For the sixth consecutive year, the American Heart Association (AHA) has recognized the City of Irving as a platinum-level Fit-Friendly Worksite. Fit-Friendly Worksites are organizations that go above and beyond when it comes to employee health. To earn t...

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Posted on: January 18, 2016

Parks and Rec Honored by TRAPS

2014 Canal Fest Event

(Photo: 2014 Canal Fest)

Irving Parks and Recreation Department three awards at the recent 2015 Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) North Region Conference, held Nov. 6 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

  • The Excellence in Maintenance Award was prese...
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