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.

September 2018

September 20 – Planning Commission meeting – CANCELLED

September 21 @ 6:00 pm – Feet to the Fire Candidates Forum (rescheduled from 9/20)
Robert B Moore Theater (Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Ave, Costa Mesa)

  • Sixth in series of opportunities to hear candidates running for City Council at election forums hosted by a variety of local civic organizations.

September 22 @ 9:00 am – Balboa Island Improvement Association Candidates Forum
Balboa Island Fire Station (124 Marine Avenue)

  • Seventh in series of opportunities to hear candidates running for City Council at election forums hosted by a variety of local civic organizations.

September 25 – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers
 (100 Civic Center Drive)

  • 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)
      • Review of Peninsula Trolley program
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting (tentative)
      • Amendments to crossing guards agreement
      • Traffic signal synchronization agreements with Irvine
      • Second reading of modified Accessory Dwelling Units ordinance
      • Upper Newport Bay Water Wheel project
      • Changes to Harbor Code
      • Accept Coastal Commission modifications to proposed Local Coastal Program “minor clean-ups”
      • Reconsideration of recent Planning Commission approval of variances permitting construction of oversized home at 3200 Ocean Blvd (this is an important item for those concerned about the trend toward “mansionization” in Newport Beach)

September 26 @ 5:30 pm – Corona del Mar Residents Association Candidates Forum
OASIS Senior Center – 801 Narcissus, CdM

  • Eighth opportunity to hear candidates running for City Council at election forums hosted by a variety of local civic organizations.

September 27 @ 3:00 pm – Zoning Administrator Hearing
Civic Center, CdM Conference Room (Bay E-1st Floor)

  • Agenda, when published, available here (usually on Friday before hearing)
    • Annual compliance review for Hoag Hospital Development Agreement
    • Four Coastal Development Permit requests for residential rebuilding and bulkhead improvements
    • Application for juice bar on Balboa Island

September 28 – Comments due on Harbor Pointe Senior Living EIR

  • After much delay, the Environmental Impact Report for a revised Harbor Pointe Senior Living General Plan Amendment proposal and project was released for public review on August 10.
  • To receive a written response from the City, comments on it must be received by the end of business on September 28.

October 2018

October 3 @ 6:30 pm – Central Newport Beach Community Association Candidates Forum
Marina Park – 1600 W. Balboa Blvd

  • Ninth and likely final opportunity to hear candidates running for City Council at election forums hosted by a variety of local civic organizations.

October 4 – Planning Commission meeting – nothing scheduled yet (may be cancelled)

October 6 @ 2:00 – 4:00 pm – SPON GPAC workshop
Environmental Nature Center (1601 E. 16th Street, Newport Beach) — note change of venue

  • This meeting of SPON’s independent General Plan Update Advisory Committee will continue the guest speakers series.
  • Kevin K. Johnson, an environmental lawyer from San Diego will instruct participants on how to read and comment on Environmental Impact Reports.
  • The event is free and open to all, but to help us plan please reserve your seat(s) here.

October 8 – Vote-by-Mail ballots begin mailing for November 6 election

October 9 – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers 
(100 Civic Center Drive)

  • 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)
      • Topics to be announced
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
      • Topics to be announced

October 16 @ 6:30 pm – SPON Board Meeting
Details available on request.

October 22 – Last day to register to vote in November 6 election

October 23 – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers 
(100 Civic Center Drive)

  • 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)
      • Topics to be announced
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting (tentative)
      • Contracts for Balboa Village streetscape improvements, Grand Canal dredging and environmental/permitting for Lower Bay dredging

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.

November 13 – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers 
(100 Civic Center Drive)

  • 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)
      • Topics to be announced
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting (tentative)
      • Contracts for Bayside Drive improvements and Jamboree median landscaping

November 20 @ 6:30 pm – SPON Board Meeting
Details available on request.

November 27 – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers  
(100 Civic Center Drive)

  • 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)
      • Topics to be announced
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting (tentative)
      • Contracts for Balboa Island water main and FY2018-2019 concrete program
      • “Trolley” agreement with OCTA

 

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