Notable City Council and Great Park Board Agenda Items for June 28, 2022
City Council Special Meeting – 2:00 PM
Agenda Item 1.1 – Status Update re: Orange County Power Authority
Great Park Board Regular Meeting – 3:00 PM
Agenda Item 1.2 – Project Development Progress Report
City Council Regular Meeting – 4:00 PM
Agenda Item 1.1 – Irvine 2045 – General Plan Update
The Phase 2 scope of work will focus on updating required General Plan elements including but not limited to:
- Land use element
- Circulation (and mobility) element
- Safety element
- Noise element
- New environmental protection and climate action element as directed for inclusion by the City Council in 2019.
Additionally, a health and wellness theme will be integrated throughout. An extensive, multi-lingual, and multipronged community outreach plan is being developed and will be implemented throughout the Update process. Phase 2 work involves policy analysis, drafting and finalizing the update document, developing a strategic implementation plan, and preparing an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) and associated technical studies in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS:
Agenda Item 3.1 – Resolutions Calling the General Municipal Election to be Held November 8, 2022; Requesting Consolidation with the Statewide General Election, and Establishing Regulations for Candidate Statements of Qualifications and the Cost Thereof
Agenda Item 3.3 – Consideration of a Request by Mayor Khan and Vice Mayor Kuo to Establish a Property Crimes Task Force
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve a temporary Property Crimes Task Force, appoint two members of the City Council to serve on the Task Force, and direct two Council designees to select other members of the Task Force to include: Irvine Public Safety representative, two renters, two homeowners, two retailer/restaurant representatives, and one property management representative from a Homeowners Association.
Direct the Property Crimes Task Force to hold meetings, receive presentations from representatives of the Irvine Police Department and other outside organizations, and report its findings back to the City Council within four months.
Agenda Item 3.4 – Consideration of a Request by Councilmembers Kim and Carroll to Revise Section 2 of the City Council Policy and Procedures Manual as it Relates to City Council Agendas and Councilmember-Initiated Agenda Items (“Rule of 2”)
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Submit to the voters the question of whether to amend the City Charter to eliminate the elective office of Mayor and thereby re-establish the procedure of selection of the Mayor by the City Council, to correspondingly increase the number of elected City Council members from four (4) to five (5), and to adjust the number of terms that a member of the City Council may serve.
Agenda Item 3.5 – Consideration of a Request by Councilmembers Carroll and Kim to Submit a Charter Amendment to the Voters at the November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election Transitioning from Elected Mayor to Council-Appointed Mayor, and Making Corresponding Modifications to Term Limits
RECOMMENDED ACTION: We propose that the City Council submit to the voters the question of whether to amend the Charter to eliminate the elective office of mayor and thereby reestablish the procedure of selection of the mayor by the City Council, to correspondingly increase the number of elected city councilmembers from four (4) to five (5), and to adjust to the number of terms that a member of the City Council may serve.
For information on how to participate in any of the three meetings go to the city’s website here.