Author: ICNV Staff
According to the City’s website, the Irvine City Council discussed an anticipated legal battle over district elections during their closed-door session on April 13th.
An at-large election system allows voters from across the City to elect all members of the City Council. District elections would divide Irvine into geographic districts, with voters in each district electing their own City Councilmember, who must also live in that district.Read More
Good news! The City of Irvine has announced plans to open a COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Great Park.
The site was scheduled to open April 20th. However, the City’s principal medical partner had a contract for the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine, which has been temporarily paused for FDA and CDC review.
At the April 13th Council meeting, the City Manager reassured the Council that the mass vaccination drive-thru site at the Great Park would be ready to go, as soon as the vaccines become available.Read More
More than 2,500 Irvine residents have signed an online petition, demanding the City of Irvine address concerns raised by homeowners regarding the emissions from the All American Asphalt plant. Beyond the noxious odors, there is growing evidence of adverse health effects from the plant’s toxic emissions.
During the 2020 City Council election campaign, now-Mayor Farrah Khan and now-Councilmember Tammy Kim promised Irvine voters that, if elected, they would use the power of the City to help the homeowners. However, since being sworn in to office, Khan and Kim have failed to deliver on that campaign promise.Read More