The little town officially came of age in 1914, when its citizens voted 27 to 16 to incorporate. padding: 0.5em 1em; Texas Stadium remained the home of the Dallas Cowboys for over 30 years until the new Cowboys Stadium opened in Arlington in 2009. position: absolute; } This page was last edited on 12 February 2023, at 16:55. [28] According to the 2020 United States census, there were 256,684 people, 86,023 households, and 57,330 families residing in the city. Tourism is responsible for 23,000 jobs. .contact_entity {font-size: 1.0em ;margin-top: 0.6em; margin-bottom: 0em; margin-right: 0.5em;} .votebox-covid-disclaimer { We need to turn our attention to redevelopment opportunities and beautification projects in South Irving. [13], According to the 2010 census, the racial makeup of the city was 53.1% White (30.8% non-Hispanic white), 12.3% African American, 0.9% Native American, 14.0% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 16.2% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. background-color: #f9d334; } Population growth was slow and sometimes halting, with only 357 residents in 1925, but a significant increase began in the 1930s. width: 100% !important; The facility, now known as Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, is the worlds third largest airport and heavily contributes to Irving's growing economy. It was very clear from the candidates we interviewed Im not trying to disparage others but he was head and shoulders above.. [88], In 2019 the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) opened North Lake Early College High School,[89] which has a campus for students in grades 910 at North Lake South. .votebox-results-metadata-p { A member of the Republican Party, she was mayor of Irving from 2011 to 2017. John Carpenter Freeway, SH 114, and the President George Bush Turnpike create an X running northwest-to-southeast and southwest-to-northeast respectively. The current Mayor of Irving is Rick Stopfer (nonpartisan). margin-bottom:0px; Such laws may be enacted at the state, county, or city level. } The filing deadline for candidates who wished to run in this election was February 17, 2017. 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Lynn Brown was Otis Brown's youngest son. The Citys 'Road to the Future,' is a step in the right direction, along with issuing additional bonds to support road rehabilitation and reconstruction. The mayor also represents the city on the state, national, and international levels. width: 50%; But I talked to the mayor and one of the council members who led the board appointment process. The Irving Main Post Office is at 2701 West Irving Boulevard. font-size: 0.9em; [91] Uplift has two charter school campuses in Irving: Infinity Preparatory[92] (K12) and North Hills Preparatory (K12).[93]. On October 15, 1952, the proposed charter passed by a vote of 377 to 96. Tippit, the Dallas police officer killed by Lee Harvey Oswald, get buried beside her late husband, * Helping a waitress who was harmed by an unscrupulous used car dealer, Dave Lieber, The Watchdog investigative columnist.

clearInterval(nTimer); When it opened in 1974, it was the country's largest airport. Irving: A Texas Odyssey. Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. if (typeof $ != 'undefined') { The city council seats for Places 3 and 5 were up for election. She wont recover the money because of the bankruptcy, she said. MVF 5-06 (PDF) . By the mid-1940's, the Irving School District had 42 teachers and 1,500 students. The deadline for candidates to file to run in this election was February 16, 2018. .results_row td:first-child { The new town of Irving, founded in 1903 by J.O. The following is a list of people born in or otherwise closely associated with the city of Irving, Texas. max-width: 75px; Incumbent Rick Stopfer defeated Olivia Novelo Abreu in the general election for Mayor of Irving on November 3, 2020. Vest,[42] Kimberly-Clark,[43] La Quinta Inns and Suites,[44] Michaels Stores,[45] 7-Eleven,[46] Southern Star Concrete, Inc.,[47] Stellar,[48] a global contact center provider, Zale Corporation,[49] Fluor Corporation,[50] Flowserve, NCH Corporation,[51] ITW Polymers Sealants North America,[52] Celanese Corporation, a leading producer of specialty chemicals,[53] Vistra Energy and its subsidiary TXU Energy,[54] McKesson,[55] and LXI Enterprise Storage. Ballot measures, Who represents me? 0910-156: . } .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend { Beth moved to Irving, Texas, which has been her home for over 30 years. .non_result_row { The population of Irving reached almost 100,000 by 1970. By 2017, Irvings population was over 240,000 and still growing. ul.key-messages {list-style-type: none; margin-left:10px; } .census-table-container { a.communitylink { color:black; font-weight:bold; } While Irving has a large population of racial minorities, the entire city council and the mayor's office, was entirely non-Hispanic White. The opening of the first public library the next year brought new opportunities for learning to residents of Irving. div.oneoff-scrollbox.regular { height:400px; overflow:scroll; margin:20px; padding:10px; border:1px solid gray; } Regular bus service replaced the privately run jitney service that had operated from Irving to Dallas since 1914. The city celebrated its centennial in 2003. font-style: italic; Irving: The Spirit and Dreams of Tomorrow. [7], The city of Irving, Texas, held elections for city council on May 9, 2015. Phone: (972) 721-2493. Rick Stopfer is the Mayor of Irving in Texas. The city is the site of the University of Dallas[102] and North Lake College,[103] a campus of Dallas College. } } .clearfix { .results_row td { It is responsible for approving and adopting the city budget, levying taxes, and making or amending city laws, policies, and ordinances. Anybody who is a former mayor here who wants to be on a board or commission, they should be on a board or commission, Palmer said. I pledge to conduct city business in the most fiscally responsible and transparent manner possible. height: 50px; Schulze and Brown, who were employed by the Chicago, Rock Island & Gulf Railway, arrived in 1902 to survey a railroad route between Fort Worth and Dallas. .inner_percentage.Libertarian { padding-bottom: 7px; Two of the eight city council seats were up for election. margin-bottom: .75em; text-align: center; Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. .large-date { text-align: center; margin-top: 30px; margin-bottom: 20px; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 600;} })(); See also: Ballotpedia's Candidate Connection. display: inline-block; Cities | background-color: red; .infobox p { })(); Rick Stopfer did not complete Ballotpedia's 2020 Candidate Connection survey. Texas Mayor Caught in Deportation Furor. This election was originally scheduled on May 2, 2020, but was moved to November 3, 2020, amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. She'd painted them as wasting the city . The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Irving, Texas, USA. Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. }) Candidates from all 50 states completed the survey. | } @media (max-width:600px) { width: 43%; Brettell, Caroline B. Schulze, a graduate engineer from the University of Iowa and member of the Washington Irving Literary Society, was also partial to the name Irving. In 2004 the pro-alcohol measure failed with 63% of voters opposing the measure. Apply today! top: -1px; } background-color: green; .expand-all:hover, .collapse-all:hover {cursor: pointer; text-decoration: underline;} $('.showResponses').show(); The mayor won election in 2011 by saying she would oust Las Colinas Group, the original developer, and the project's concessionaire, Billy Bob Barnett. margin: 8px auto; The city of Irving, Texas, held general elections for mayor and city council places 3 and 5 on November 3, 2020. 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I will meet regularly with small business owners, so many of whom represent the 'heart' of Irving, and I will continue outreach with CEOs of our corporate community to get them more engaged and invested in our community, in our non-profit organizations, in education. Maura Allen Gast, executive director of the Irving CVB, said Gears is learning the boards operations and working diligently to make a contribution. Name Irving Mayor Address 825 West Irving Boulevard Irving, Texas, 75060 Phone 972-721-2410 Hours Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM overflow-y: hidden; Do you want a spreadsheet of this type of data? On Feb. 6, 2015, Van Duyne took to Facebook to state: "Sharia Law Court was NOT approved or enacted by the City of Irving." The population density was 3,218.6 people per square mile (1,242.1/km2). On this Wikipedia the language links are at the top of the page across from the article title. .votebox_bp_logo { Incumbent Beth Van Duyne defeated challenger Herbert A. if(document.getElementsByClassName("reference").length==0) if(document.getElementById('Footnotes')!==null) document.getElementById('Footnotes') = 'none'; What's on my ballot? For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males. The Irving Arts Center is a Smithsonian Affiliate. Mayor Beth Van Duyne opted not to run for re-election in 2017. [5] 1941 - Public library opens. color: white; p.survey-question {font-weight:bold;} color: white; Three of the eight city council seats were up for election: Districts 4 and 6 and the Place 8 at-large seat. font-size: 2em; top: 2px; z-index:1; 1903 - Irving founded by real estate developers Julius Otto Schulze and Otis Brown. [15], Irving's population reached 155,037 in 1990 and the United States Census Bureau estimated 236,607 residents in 2016, a 3.5 percent population increase over 2013 census estimates.[11]. Read Dave Liebers story on how to search for a good builder or roofer. Elections in 2023 | The Parkland Health & Hospital System (Dallas County Hospital District) operates the Irving Health Center. [10], The table below shows demographic information about the city. Irving is one of 13 member-cities of the Dallas region's transit agency, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Others may be deemed uncollectable., Becky Schmitt, who was Gears landlord, told The Watchdog that Gears skipped out on paying $13,000 in rent. word-wrap: break-word; $('.hideResponses').on('click', () => { .inner_percentage.Democratic { .race_footer { No cloak and dagger routine just honesty, integrity and accountability. City Commissioners annexed adjacent areas to reach the 5,000-inhabitant minimum required to hold a home rule charter election. ", * Helping the widow of Officer J.D. There were 91,128 housing units at an average density of 1,356 per square mile (523.3/km2). Irving is also the Headquarters of OSG USA INC., which is the North American Subsidiary of OSG Corporation in Japan. [1] Otis Brown becomes mayor. 825 W. Irving Blvd. Every resident and business north, south, east and west has great value to our city, but many feel left out of the loop, their voices not heard.
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