• December 13, 2018
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City Hall

12/06/18 – PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Present were:  Greg Smith (Shea), Dustin Nirschl (Fox), John Doung (Lalloway), Anthony Kuo (Wagner), and Patty Bartlett (Schott). Enhanced transparency and public participation with regards to development projects has arrived to Irvine The City of Irvine website now has an interactive map highlighting development projects across the city. Staff Report: The interactive development map is […]

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12/04/18 – TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Present were: Ken Montgomery (Fox), Sandy Moody (Schott),Carrie O’Malley (Wagner), Steve Greenberg (Shea) and Rose Casey (Lalloway). Sandy Moody reported her displeasure with the Veterans’ Cemetery 11/20/18 agenda item discussion Moody stated that the agenda item asked for input, not for a site approval vote. Moody said that she could not understand why Montgomery and […]

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11/27/18 – CITY COUNCIL MEETING HIGHLIGHTS

Present were: Mayor Wagner, and Council Members, Lalloway, Fox, Shea and Schott. New bridge and overpass for the Jeffrey Open Space Trail near the 5 freeway Walking on the sidewalk and riding bikes in bicycle lanes on Jeffrey near the 5 freeway has been hazardous for both pedestrians and bikers.  The bridge will address the […]

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Priority Projects Status Report

Here is our city’s latest Priority Projects Status Report prepared by City Manager, John A. Russo. There’s a flurry of construction and development all over our city and we hope even more citizen engagement in 2019.

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11/19/2018 Finance Commission Meeting Report: Finance Commission Punts on Veteran Cemetery Recommendation

Direction Given to Irvine Commissions to Review Two Possible Veteran Cemetery Sites At the July 10, 2018 city council meeting, Mayor Wagner presented a memo that gave each of the Irvine commissions directions on what information to provide to the city council regarding placing the Southern California Veterans Cemetery (SCVC) at the original site know […]

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11/20/18 – Transportation Commission Meeting Highlights

Present were: Ken Montgomery (Fox), Sandy Moody (Schott), Carrie O’Malley (Wagner) and Steve Greenerg (Shea); Rose Casey absent. Following the progress of the Veterans Cemetery: Traffic evaluation for the Veterans Cemetery at the ARDA and Golf Course Sites The Finance Commission position: Before the meeting Mark Linsenmayer, Director of Transportation, stated that the Finance Commission Meeting passed […]

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Op-Ed: Veterans Cemetery In Search of a Home

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Irvine Watchdog or its volunteers. Irvine Watchdog welcomes all views, thoughts, and opinions expressed by Irvine residents and welcomes their posts for the Opinion section. We want to hear from you! If you would like to […]

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Finance Commission Agenda – Veterans Cemetery

Southern California Veterans Cemetery on the Finance Commission Agenda November 19, 2018, 5:30 pm, City Hall The Finance Commission is scheduled to hear a report on the two sites being considered in Irvine for the Southern California Veterans Cemetery (SCVC): The ARDA site The future golf course site located within the OC Great Park. Based […]

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11/15/18 Planning Commission Meeting Highlights

Present:  Anthony Kuo (Wagner) Dustin Nirschl (Fox) John Doung (Lalloway) Patty Bartlett (Schott) Greg Smith (Shea) 1. Quail Hill – Upgraded Signage Quail Hill HOA and the Irvine Company have designed new Quail Hill village signage which will be taller and wider than the current signs. They will be consistent with signage that exists throughout […]

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11/13/18 City Council Meeting Highlights

Present: Mayor Wagner Council Member Fox Council Member Lalloway Council Member Shea Council Member Schott Highlights: 1. Sunshine Ordinance Irvine now has a Sunshine Ordinance. Public notice of City Council and Commission meetings and agenda items has been increased to 12 days prior to the meetings. The Ordinance also guarantees the right to public comment […]

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