Calendar

Listed below are upcoming SPON-relevant events and activities expected in the next few weeks.  Additional events can be found on the City’s online calendar and their agendas posting page (for best results on that page, select “All Years” and “All Meeting Bodies” — past City meeting materials are eventually moved to the “Archived Meetings” pages).

Items listed below for which notice has not yet been posted on the City website are based on “tentative agendas” distributed at meetings and while they may happen, the frequently don’t.

For past events and months, visit our YTD Listing.

July 2018

July 17 @ 6:30 pm – SPON Board Meeting
Details available on request.

July 19 @ 6:30 pm – Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers

  • Agenda here (when available, generally on Friday before meeting)
    • Election of officers
    • Three Coastal Development Permits (two on Bay Island and one for 3200 Ocean Boulevard including a request for variance)

July 24 – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers

  • Agenda, when published, available here (usually by 4:00 pm on Thursday before meeting)
  • Insider’s Guide : City Manager’s preview of agenda items
    • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session (tentative)
      • Updates on:
        • Short Term Lodgings or Residential Building Report
        • Drought study
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting (tentative)
      • Contracts for:
        • Grand Canal dredging
        • Landscaping
        • Janitorial maintenance

August 2018

August 10 – Council Candidate Filing Deadline

  • This is the last day for people who want to be listed on the ballot as candidates for Newport  Beach City Council to turn in a nominating petition signed by voters in the district in which they live.  The petitions will first become available on July 16.
  • This is different from the process of forming committees to raise money for a possible run.
  • The list of who is actually and officially running for Council will not be known until the end of the day on August 10.
  • The candidates are expected to introduce themselves and inform the public about their positions on the issues at a series of election forums hosted by a variety of local civic organizations.
  • See the City Clerk’s 2018 Election page for more details

August 14 – City Council Meeting (only regularly scheduled Council meeting in August)
Civic Center – Council Chambers

  • Agenda, when published, available here (usually by 4:00 pm on Thursday before meeting)
  • Insider’s Guide : City Manager’s preview of agenda items
    • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session (tentative)
      • Updates on:
        • Adaptive transportation
        • Newport Heights traffic study
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting (tentative)
      • items to be announced

August 18 @ 2:00 – 4:00 pm SPON GPAC workshop
Santa Ana Heights Fire Station Training Room (Mesa at Acacia)

  • The next meeting of SPON’s independent General Plan Update Advisory Committee will continue the guest speakers series, with a presentation by a planning consultant from MIG, the private company that conducted the public outreach/community visioning portion of our City’s current General Plan in 2001-2002 (see Item 18, April 10, 2001, City Council meeting).

November 2018

November 6 – Election Day

  • As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, SPON cannot endorse candidates, but it can, and does, encourage all residents of Newport Beach to become informed about the issues facing the city.
  • For additional information about the election, the candidates and the local ballot measures, see the City Clerk’s 2018 Election page.
  • If you need to register to vote, or to update your registration information, you can do so on-line with a valid California Drivers License.
  • According to the County Registrar’s Election Calendar, the last day to register appears to be October 22, with “conditional registration” possible through election day.

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