• June 13, 2024

Council agenda

Opinion: Irvine’s Democratic Process Is Crumbling A Voter Call To Action

For years I have been inspired by Irvine’s General Plan provision calling for the City to inspire “Robust” resident participation in Irvine’s decision-making process. I have enjoyed participating in the decision-making process and have enjoyed interacting with our very cooperative City Staff members who have gone to great lengths to assist me with understanding the […]

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City Council Regular Meeting – March 26, 2024

It’s a packed Agenda for the upcoming Irvine Council Meeting this Tuesday, March 26th. The Council will be going dark in April because the next two planned council meetings fall on Eid and Passover. Here are some of the Notable Agenda Items.    Item 3.5 – 2023 Annual Progress Report for the City of Irvine Housing […]

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FivePoint is Legally Entitled to Build 10,556 Homes of Any Type They Choose in the Irvine Great Park: How Did That Happen?

At meeting of November 2, 2023,  the Irvine Planning Commission approved FivePoint’s plan to build 82 large, single-family homes in a Great Park area near Irvine Boulevard. When an appeal to this Planning Commission approval was heard at the December 12 City Council meeting, the Council denied the appeal and, thereby, affirmed the Planning Commission […]

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City Council Regular Meeting – October 24, 2023

The meeting will occur at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 24th in the Irvine City Council Chambers. Here are some highlights of some of the Agenda Items Agenda Item 3.6 –  Jamboree Road At Alton Parkway Pedestrian Bridge (Jamboree North Of Interstate 405) The City Council is addressing the Jamboree Road at Alton Parkway pedestrian […]

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Monumental Council Meeting to Select a Council District Map; Great Park Scores a Goal; and City Grants Raise Questions

On Tuesday, October 10th at 6PM the City Council will hear final public comments before selecting a single district map to be voted on in the March primary election along with a charter amendment to expand the City Council size from five to seven members. Also on the agenda this Tuesday, we have two companion […]

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Urban Forest, Beekeeping, and Korean Business Convention Funding Highlight Council Agenda

Three items of council business highlight the agenda for the City Council meeting on Tuesday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m.: An Urban Forest update and master plan process; a discussion of residential beekeeping regulations requested by Councilmembers Larry Agran and Kathleen Treseder; and a request by Vice Mayor Tammy Kim for the City to fund […]

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City Council Regular Meeting Agenda – September 12th, 2023

After taking a short break, the City Council will return on Tuesday, September 12th at 4PM with a packed agenda. Here are some of the key items:  Agenda Item 3.4 – Treasurer’s Report For Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2023 The Treasurer’s Report provides a synopsis of investment activity for the City’s three investment portfolios […]

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Mayor Khan Proposes Program to Accelerate Tech Growth

Mayor Farrah Khan is proposing that the City partner with venture capital firm Sunstone Management in the creation of a nonprofit entity to accelerate the growth of high-tech startups in Irvine. The proposal is Item 6.3 on the City Council agenda for Tuesday, September 12. Khan’s memo to City Manager Oliver Chi states: “In concept, […]

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Packed City Council Agenda for July 25

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 4:00PM. Read the full agenda here.  Residents seeking environment initiatives will want to tune into this meeting. Here are the key Council Business Items:   4.4 Formation of the Sustainability Commission This Tuesday, the city may officially dissolve the Green Ribbon Environmental Committee (GREC) and […]

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City Council Regular Meeting - July 11, 2023

City Council Agenda Highlights for July 11th, 2023

City Council Regular Meeting  Proposed District Maps are on the Agenda for this coming Council Meeting, with a Public Hearing requesting input regarding the composition of the Potential City Council Election Districts. The meeting will take place at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, July 11th in the Irvine City Council Chambers. Here are some highlights of […]

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