• July 20, 2019
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Irvine City Public Records Retrieval

Have you ever wanted to browse public records? Many people know you can get information from the various city websites. But sometimes you may want some older records or something that you can’t find. The solution then is to issue a public records request. But that can be time consuming. Luckily, there’s an easier way […]

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5-Point Asks for Increase in Great Park General Plan Intensity Caps

Developer requests 1,056 additive housing units. Bringing total entitlements to 10,556 units in the Great Park. From 7/19 Planning Commission agenda Staff report READ –   A request by the developer “Heritage Fields” (aka 5 Point) to build housing above and beyond our General Plan: “… the applicant submitted a letter dated April 10, 2018 … […]

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More Residents Speak Out

Over three hours of testimony to Council like this Irvine resident above, who is asking the right questions. “Why do we have to bring this motion [Lalloway] forward again when the voters have already spoken?” “Mayor Don Wagner and Councilwoman Christina Shea – my donations that were thanking you all for your time, are not […]

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Wanted! Irvine Mayor!!!

*YEAR    MAYOR 1988     AGRAN 1990     SHERIDAN 1992     WARD 1994     WARD 1996     SHEA 1998     SHEA  2000     AGRAN 2002     AGRAN 2004     KROM 2006     KROM  2008     KANG 2010     KANG 2012     CHOI 2014 […]

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Continued Disrespect for the Brown Act and Public Transparency

On July 10th, there was a hotly contested City Council meeting to discuss the much publicized motion by Councilman Lalloway regarding the use of the ARDA site for the Cemetery given the resounding defeat of Measure B by the vast majority of Irvine residents.  In another display of complete disrespect by our Council, Mayor Wagner […]

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7/10/18 Irvine City Council Meeting Notes

Announcements: Wagner announced that there will be no bullet proof glass wall. (Read more here) Approval of hiring John Russo as City Manager: Public comments:  complained about ethics lawsuits against Riverside that are related to John Russo’s contract as Riverside City manager and related to his firing as Riverside City Manager.  Public comments requested putting […]

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City Manager Hiring Transparency

The position of City Manager cannot and should not be taken lightly.  It is a position of vital importance in any city.  While this is an appointed position, would it be appropriate to hold a public debate style interview of the final candidates to alleviate any concerns with the potential choice?  Would be a great […]

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Where is all the Money Going?

Even City Staff – Finance Commission – wants to know!!

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Big City Council Meeting Next Week

As we begin the month of July, the Irvine City Council is busy with several things. They are apprising citizens on the long overdue General Plan update, dismantling the Irvine Community Land Trust and hiring a new city manager after 13 years with Sean Joyce at the helm.  The Council faces many challenges, including managing […]

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Council Members Can Lie on the Dais? An Expose.

  Is there a Truth Double Standard from the Council Dais? At the last Council meeting on the 26th of June, the Mayor opened the meeting with the National Anthem and invocation as normal which is followed by announcements. Typically, this is when Council member Schott showcases her work with the Barclay Theater or other […]

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