• October 17, 2019
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Op-Ed: Veterans Cemetery In Search of a Home

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Finance Commission Agenda – Veterans Cemetery

Southern California Veterans Cemetery on the Finance Commission AgendaNovember 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 on […]

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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 tallerand wider than the current signs. They will be consistent with signage that exists throughout the city. 2. Proposal for Updating […]

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11/13/18 City Council Meeting Highlights

Present: Mayor WagnerCouncil Member FoxCouncil Member LallowayCouncil Member SheaCouncil 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 and right to access […]

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11/15/18 Planning Commission Agenda

The Planning Commission meets this Thursday, November 15 at 5:30 pm in City Hall.  Here is a LINK  to the Planning Commission agenda. The two main agenda items will be: Boarding Houses Zoning Code Amendment Regulating Boarding Houses A zoning amendment is being proposed by the City to help with code enforcement actions on residential properties that […]

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11/13/18 City Council Agenda

Now that election mania is subsiding, it’s back to business. The City Council meetings start at 4:00 p.m., but the Council will recess to discuss matters under Closed Session until around 5:00 p.m. Public comments will be heard at approximately 6:30 p.m. or prior to adjournment, whichever occurs first. Here is a LINK to the […]

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11/1/18 – Irvine Planning Commission Meeting Notes

Highlights Modifications to tract maps and master plans are routinely requested and granted to increase the required street parking distance from residences and decrease property setbacks from the lot line. These modifications are to allow increases in the size of residences and to change development wall heights. There is a significant shortage of street parking […]

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Early Voting at Irvine Civic Center

Skip the lines! Early Voter Service Center opening at the Irvine Civic Center Saturday, October 27! Hours:October 27 to November 2 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pmNovember 3 to November 5 – 7:00 am to 8:00 pm Location:Irvine Civic Center1 Civic Center Plaza https://www.cityofirvine.org/news-media/calendar-of-events/event/early-voting-service-center-6 *** Want to know about all the candidates in the Irvine races? Mayoral, city council, […]

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10/23/18 City Council Meeting Agenda – Land Trust & Sunshine Ordinance

    A couple of noteworthy items are on tomorrow’s City Council agenda – the Land Trust and the introduction of the Irvine Sunshine Ordinance. To read the whole agenda please click here. The Irvine Community Land Trust is requesting the modification of a land transfer agreement between the City & Land Trust to include office space […]

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Weekend Rainstorm Brings With It The Irvine Sunshine Ordinance Rollout

It may have rained this weekend, but the City Council wants to bring us a proposed Sunshine Ordinance that will be heard during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, October 23rd. The purpose of a Sunshine Ordinance is to promote transparency and resident participation in city government. Irvine Watchdog is thankful the city council is listening to its residents. We’ve said it all […]

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