• January 29, 2020

Planning Commission Approves Two Signs & 285 Residential Units In IBC

Attendance: Steve Huang Christine Knowland Jeff Pierson Greg Smith Absent: Dustin Nirschl On January 16, 2020, the Planning Commission unanimously approved the following: Two signs under the Sign Program: Electronic Message Center Monument Sign at the Merage Jewish Community Center, located at the end of the cul-de-sac on Federation Way. The sign will be operational […]

Op-Ed: Building the Great Park… Building A Public Bypass As Well?

According to a January 14, 2020 article from the Orange County Register, Irvine has found a “new Great Park location for a bigger Wild Rivers water park”.  This was the first time anybody had heard about Wild Rivers moving to a new location. Here are the recent details provided by this article: This new site […]

Highlights from City Council Meeting (1/14/20)

Attendance: Mayor Shea Mayor Pro Tem Mike Carroll Councilmember Melissa Fox Councilmember Farrah Khan Councilmember Anthony Kuo Closed Session There was one reportable action coming out of closed session. Negotiations are continuing to move forward with Wild Rivers at the Great Park. Prices and terms are still being discussed. The City will provide further details […]

City Council Agenda 1/14/20: Affordable Housing & Flavored Tobacco Products

2020 sees the beginning of a new Council year that will be under the direction of Mayor Christina Shea and Mayor Pro Tem Michael Carroll. The first City Council meeting of 2020 is tomorrow, January 14th at City Hall.  View the meeting agenda HERE.  Below are a few agenda items that may be of interest. […]

Irvine Faces Personnel Issue

Irvine Watchdog’s post “City Council Agenda Item 1.3 Public Employee Discipline Dismissal Release” has residents wondering to which “public employee” this refers. Please read the letter below and click HERE if you wish to include your name in support. ***** Dear Irvine Councilmembers, On the January 14, 2020 City Council agenda, item 1.3 “PUBLIC EMPLOYEE […]

City Council Agenda Item 1.3 Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release

A personnel matter has been added to the closed session agenda for the City Council meeting this Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 4:00pm. City personnel matters are subjects for closed session. Public report of closed session action shall be made by the City Attorney as warranted. But it begs the question, who is this “public […]

Calling For Public Participation In Irvine’s Decision Making Process

Irvine’s elections are supposed to be non-partisan. Our city councilmembers are elected to represent the best interests of Irvine residents but do they? Our city council candidates vow to represent the interests of Irvine voters if elected but will they? The way for residents to influence the decision making process is by means of public […]

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