• September 28, 2020
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Opinion: Great Park Planning – More Participation and Data Needed

Green dot = On schedule Yellow dot = Under review   The Cultural Terrace is 223 acres of undeveloped city land located in the southern section of the Great Park that is intended for a variety of cultural attractions. The five Great Park Board members act as both the principal developers and decision makers for […]

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Great Park Board Considers Adding Surf Park, Citing Years of “Significant Unsolicited Interest”

Update 6/19/20: The meeting time has changed to 2:30pm and this item has been removed from the Supplemental Agenda. **** OC Great Park Board Meeting – Tuesday, June 23 at 2pm Agenda Click to eComment At the upcoming June 23rd meeting, the OC Great Park Board will consider approving $5,000 to study the building of […]

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Great Park Development Project Update and Design of Wireless Service Facilities

Great Park Board Meeting – May 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Agenda May Great Park Development Report Link to eComment Watch Live-stream  On Tuesday, May 26th the Great Park Board is set to discuss the May development report where residents can learn if anything will be on hold due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Board […]

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Great Park Board Approves Plans for Wild Rivers

Last night (4/28/20) after three years in the making, the Great Park Board unanimously voted to approve the lease terms and location for the Wild Rivers water park as reported by the Voice of OC, Wild Rivers Officially Returning to the Orange County Great Park. Of Note – The Board approved a lease revision stating […]

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Great Park Board to Decide Wild Rivers Lease Terms and Location

Great Park Board Meeting – April 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Agenda April Great Park Development Report Link to eComment Watch Live-stream Map shows the new proposed Wild Rivers site. To see entire map with zooming capabilities click here. The Great Park Board is being asked to approve a ground lease with Wild Rivers on […]

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What Is Being Planned For the Great Park?

Here is what is in store for the Great Park. The March 2020 Great Park Development Report contains updates on current and potential development opportunities at the Great Park. Here is a list of potential future projects for consideration.The Orange County Great Park Board is meeting Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 2pm. OCGPB Agenda eComment […]

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OC Great Park & City Council Meetings Proceed With Restrictions

During these times of social distancing you have the opportunity to participate in the City’s decision making process from the comfort of your own home Tuesday, March 24th Orange County Great Park Board (OCGPB) Meeting – 2pm City Council Meeting – 4pm City business continues but with social distancing. Due to the coronavirus, the public […]

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Orange County Great Park Board – Keeping Residents In The Dark

There are serious transparency questions around hundreds of millions of extra tax dollars Great Park Neighborhood homeowners pay to finance the Great Park. The Voice of OC wrote a three-part series which Mayor Shea openly criticized in today’s article, Irvine City Council Expands Bond Indebtedness For Great Park Neighborhoods. From the dias, Mayor Shea stated […]

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Understanding the Great Park Decision-Making Process: Conversations With Anthony Kuo and John Russo

Photo taken by David Kline For some time now, I have been following Irvine’s decision-making process with regards to city development projects and business matters. Here is how the process works for everything in Irvine, minus the Great Park developments: City staff members study and analyze agenda items and compile their results in a Staff […]

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Great Park Vision Now For Sale?

The Great Park Board of Directors will consider hiring a consultant to develop and implement a Sponsorship Program for the Great Park to attract sponsors and advertisers. However, based on the timeline of events, it appears that this decision was made long ago. The request for proposals to select a firm for implementation was released […]

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