• July 16, 2019
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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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Thank You, Thank You!

We hope you enjoyed our first ever Irvine Watchdog Irvine City Council Candidate Forum – by residents, for residents. For those who missed it, you can watch the forum here: Now, to the many thanks… To everybody who submitted questions, thank you! The candidates were asked questions that were submitted by you via our survey, […]

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10/2/18 – Transportation Commission Meeting Notes

Highlights: Irvine’s senior population is rapidly growing and there is a shortage of senior care facilities in Irvine to provide for the care needs of Irvine seniors. West Bay Senior Living addresses the shortage of senior care facilities in Irvine by presenting a plan to construct a large congregate care facility for independent living, assisted […]

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9/17/18 Irvine Finance Commission Meeting Notes–Business Donation, FEMA Grant, Fiscal Reports

Business Donation, FEMA Grant, Fiscal Reports At the 9-17-2018 Finance Commission meeting, the commissioners recommended the City Council accept a donation to Irvine’s Department of Public Safety from an Irvine-based company as well as accept a Local Hazard Mitigation Planning grant from FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency). In addition, the City Treasurer gave a fiscal-year-end […]

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8/27/18 – Irvine Green Ribbon Committee Meeting Notes – Part III, Strategic Energy Plan and CCE

Irvine Strategic Energy Plan and Community Choice Energy The Green Ribbon Committee discussed three topics at their 8-27-2018 meeting. These three topics were Urban Forestry in Irvine, Green Ribbon Committee work plan and reorganization, and the selection of professional service companies to provide recommendations for an updated Irvine strategic energy plan and a Community Choice […]

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Call for Questions

Irvine Watchdog is hosting a candidate forum at Irvine High School on September 30th, 2018. (Read details here). Residents are invited to submit questions for candidates. (9/20/18 Update. Question submission is closed) Submit questions to candidates We want to make sure the questions asked reflect the voters’ interests. You may submit a question you would […]

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