Prior Years’ Calendars

Listed below is a running list of past events from prior years (2015-2016).
If you are looking for current month’s events, they can be found here.

February 2015

February 10 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

  • 4:00pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00pm: City Council Regular Meeting
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)

February 11, 7:00pm @ Oasis Senior Center

  • City Workshop on Local Coastal Plan Proposal for Corona del Mar Residential Property Owners (Information here)

February 17 @ 7:00 pm (Contact Us to RSVP and for location)

  • SPON Monthly Directors Meeting
  • Presentation: Changing the Way We Elect City Council, Michael Glenn

February 18, 7:00pm @ Former City Council Chambers, 3300 Newport Blvd

  • City Workshop on Local Coastal Plan Proposal for West Newport/Balboa Peninsula & The Islands Residential Property Owners (Information here)

February 24 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

  • 4:00pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00pm: City Council Regular Meeting (Newport Center Development Entitlements Realignment and re-opening of shuttered Irvine Co. office buildings)
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)

February 25, 7:00pm @ Civic Center Community Room, 100 Civic Center Drive

  • City Workshop on Local Coastal Plan Proposal for Coastal Bluffs & Canyon Residential Property Owners (Information here)

March 2015

March 4, 7:00 pm @ Civic Center Community Room, 100 Civic Center Drive

  • City Workshop on Local Coastal Plan Proposal for Coastal Zone Commercial Property Owners (Information here)

March 5, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

March 10 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

  • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)

March 11-13, 9:00 am @ Chula Vista Council Chambers, 276 Fourth Street, Chula Vista, CA

March 17 @ 7:00 pm (Contact Us to RSVP and for location)

  • SPON Monthly Directors Meeting
  • Presentation: Ebb Tide Mobile Home Park Redevelopment – June Maier presenting

March 19, 6:00 pm @ Newport Beach Public Library, Friends Room

  • John Muir’s 100-Year Legacy, presented by Concordia University’s Center for Public Policy Details Here

March 19, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

March 24 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

  • 3:30 pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)

April 2015

April 9, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

April 14 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

April 15-17, 9:00 am @ San Rafael, CA

April 21 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: Poseidon Desalination Project, Ray Heimstra (OC Coastkeeper)
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

April 22, 5:00 pm @ Sherman Library & Gardens

April 23, 6:00 pm @ Civic Center Community Room

April 23, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

April 28 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

May 2015

May 7, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

May 12 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

May 14, 5:30 pm, Orange County Water District Special Board Meeting

  • Agenda here
  • Poseidon Desalination Project (Huntington Beach Plant)

May 19 No SPON Directors Meeting this month. See May 30 for Annual Meeting information.

May 21, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

  • Planning Commission Meeting – Agenda Here
  • Addition of 300,000 square feet of hotel entitlements to Newport Coast

May 26 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

May 30 @ 9:30 amSPON Annual Meeting
View Presentation, Press Clippings & Photos here

June 2015

June 4, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

June 9 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

June 10-12, 9:00 am @ Civic Center Council Chambers

June 16 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Discussion Topics
    • Back Bay Landing
    • Affordable Housing
    • Banning Ranch Conservancy’s “Quality of Life Coalition”
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

June 18, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

June 23 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

July 2015

July 9, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

July 14 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

No SPON Monthly Directors Meeting in July

July 23, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

July 28 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

August 2015

August 6, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

August 11 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

August 18 @ 5:30 pm NB Women’s Democratic Club

August 18 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

August 20, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

August 25: No City Council Meeting scheduled.

September 2015

September 3, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

September 8 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

September 15 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

September 17, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

September 22 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

October 2015

October 7, 9:00 am @ Long Beach City Hall

  • Coastal Commission Hearing – Banning Ranch
  • Plus several other Newport Beach Projects, including Lido House Hotel and more . . . [Scroll down to South Coast District (Orange County)]

October 8, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

  • Planning Commission Meeting – Agenda Here
    • Study Session on Newport Center Villas (site of former Beacon Bay Car Wash)
    • Public Hearing on the City’s Local Coastal Plan (LCP)

October 13 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

October 20 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

October 22, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

October 27 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

November 2015

November 5, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

November 10 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

November 17 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

November 19, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

November 24 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

November 26 Happy Thanksgiving

  • We are thankful for all of you who support our mission of protecting and preserving the residential and environmental qualities of Newport Beach. We appreciate all that you do in support of this important work.

December 2015

December 1 @ 1:00 pm

December 3, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

December 5 @ 10:00 am

December 8 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

December 9-11 @ 9:00 am California Coastal Commission Meeting

December 15 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

December 17, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

December 24, 2015 – January 1, 2016

JANUARY 2016

January 7, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

January 12 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

January 19 @ 7:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

January 21, 6:30 pm @ Civic Center Council Chambers

January 23 @ Marina Park Community Center

January 26 @ Civic Center Council Chambers

FEBRUARY 2016

February 4 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

February 9 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)

February 18 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

February 19 @ 12:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

February 22 @ 6:00 pm Museum House Community Outreach

February 23 @ City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)

February 25 @ 5:30 pm Women in Newport Networking Forum

MARCH 2016

March 3 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • Agenda Here
  • A new Airport Area project, Residences at Newport Place, is expected to be introduced as the first of several development proposals for that area. Staff Report is here. It is also expected that a holistic review of all development projects planned for the Airport Area will be presented.

March 7 Closing of Museum House Public Comments (Notice of Preparation)

  • Write, phone or email:
    • City of Newport Beach, Community Development Department
    • 100 Civic Center Drive
    • Newport Beach, CA 92660
    • Email: gramirez@newportbeachca.gov
    • Phone: 949.644.3219

March 8 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)

March 17 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

March 18 @ 12:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

March 22 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
  • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)

APRIL 2016

April 7 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • Agenda Here
  • Museum House (26-Story Condominium Tower) Study Session

April 12 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • Pending: City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)
    • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting

April 21 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

April 22 @ 12:00 pm SPON Monthly Directors Meeting

  • Presentation: TBD
  • Contact Us to RSVP and for location

April 26 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda here (a single agenda covers both meetings)
    • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
      • Agenda Item II S S6: Newport Beach Sustainability Plan
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
      • Agenda Item 14: Overview of Proposed General Plan Amendments in
        Newport Center

April 28 Zoning Administrator Meeting

  • 3:30 pm: Civic Center Corona del Mar Conference Room (Bay E-1st Floor)
  • Agenda here
    • Agenda Item #6: Irvine Company Compliance: Newport Center Development Agreement

MAY 2016

CANCELLED: May 5 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

May 10 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • Pending: City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda here (available weekend before meeting; single agenda covers both meetings)
    • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting

May 12 Coastal Commission Hearing (Banning Ranch Hearing)

CANCELLED: May 19 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

May 21 @ 9:30 am SPON Annual Meeting

May 24 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • Pending: City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda here (available weekend before meeting; single agenda covers both meetings)
    • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting

June 2016

June 9 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

June 14 City Council Meeting

June 23 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting
….150 Newport Center Project Review
….Lido House General Plan Amendments Review
….The Residences at Newport Place Resolution for Denial

June 24 SPON Board Meeting (details available by request)

June 27 @ 5:30 pm Public Comments Deadline

  • 150 Newport Center Project Draft EIR Comment period closes
    • Draft EIR available online here
    • Draft EIR also available at all Newport Beach Public Library Branches
      • Corona del Mar Branch: 420 Marigold Ave., Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
      • Balboa Branch: 100 East Balboa Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660
      • Mariners Branch: 1300 Irvine Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
      • Central Library: 1000 Avocado Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92660
    • Comments can be emailed or delivered to Makana Nova, Associate Planner for City of Newport Beach:
      • By Email to MNova@NewportBeachCA.gov
      • By Mail or personal delivery to City of Newport Beach, 100 Civic Center Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

June 28 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda here (available weekend before meeting; single agenda covers both meetings)
    • 5:00 pm: City Council Study Session
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting

July 2016

July 11 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

July 12 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda here (available weekend before meeting; single agenda covers both meetings)
    • 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting

July 21 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • Agenda Here
    • First of two-part hearing on 150 Newport Center residential project
    • Appeal/reconsideration of private residential permit in Newport Heights
    • West Newport Mesa Streetscape Master Plan

July 22 SPON Board Meeting (details available by request)

July 25 @ 7:00 p.m. Mariner’s Mile Revitalization Community Workshop

July 26 City Council Meeting

  • Civic Center Council Chambers
  • City Manager’s Insiders Report (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda here (available weekend before meeting; single agenda covers both meetings)
    • CANCELLED: 4:00 pm: City Council Study Session
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting
      • Appeal of Planning Commission rejection of Residences at Newport Place
      • Amendments to increase size of Lido House Hotel
      • Revised policies for oceanfront encroachments at Peninsula Point

July 28 @ 5:30 p.m. “Job Interview” for District 7 City Council Candidates

  • Newport Coast Community Center
  • Moderated by Council Member Keith Curry (District 7)
  • Details here

August 2016

CANCELLED: August 4 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting

August 9 City Council Meeting (only Council Meeting this month)
Civic Center Council Chambers

August 10 @ 5:30 pm Speak Up Newport Meeting
Civic Center Community Room

August 18 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

  • Agenda Here
    • Second part of two-part hearing on 150 Newport Center residential project, with possible recommendation to Council
    • Study Session on AutoNation proposal (Mariner’s Mile) (Project document here)
    • Study Session on Museum House residential tower project ← postponed to Sept 1

CANCELLED: August SPON Board Meeting
Next meeting is September 23 (details available on request)

September 2016

Election Forums: Vote Responsibly. Vote Informed.
September 10, September 14, September 15, September 22, September 28 & October 5
Information on Election Forums can be found here.

September 1 Planning Commission Meeting
4:30 p.m. ← Note early start time
Civic Center Council Chambers

September 7 Coastal Commission Hearing: Banning Ranch
9:00 a.m. (Exact time of Banning Ranch hearing uncertain)

Newport Beach Civic Center

  • Meeting information here
  • Hearing Procedures here
  • It’s official! The Coastal Commission will meet and vote on the Banning Ranch project right here in Newport Beach on September 7. Banning Ranch, Item 14d, is the final substantive item on the day’s agenda. Come early to get a seat and show how much we care about our coastline and quality of life. Read more . . .

September 8 Coastal Commission Hearing:
Newport Beach Local Coastal Program Implementation Plan
9:00 a.m. (Exact time of LCP hearing uncertain)
Newport Beach Civic Center

  • Agenda here
  • The Commission will consider certifying rules that would turn much of the coastal permitting (that is: determining whether development projects comply with the Coastal Act) over to the City. This is scheduled as Item 21c, the last on the day’s agenda.

September 13 City Council Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

September 22 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

September 23 @ Noon SPON Board of Directors Meeting
Details available on request

September 26 @ 6:00 pm Mariners’ Mile Master Plan
Marina Park

  • Agenda, when published, available here
    • Community Workshop #2

September 27 City Council Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

September 29 @ 3:30 pm Zoning Administrator Hearing
Civic Center, CdM Conference Room (Bay E-1st Floor)

  • Agenda, when published, available here
    • Hoag Hospital Development Agreement annual compliance review

September 30 @ 5:30 p.m. Museum House EIR Comments due

October 2016

Election Forums: Vote Responsibly. Vote Informed.
October 5: Information here.

October 6 @ 6:30 p.m. Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

October 11 City Council Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

October 20 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

October 21 @ 3:00 pm SPON Board of Directors Meeting
Details available on request

October 25 City Council Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

November 2016

November 3 @ 6:30 p.m. Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

November 4 California Coastal Commission Hearing
Half Moon Bay

November 7 @ 6:00 pm SPECIAL Monday Night City Council Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

  • City Manager’s Insider’s Guide (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda, when published, available here (usually by 4:00 pm on Thursday before meeting)
    • 6:00 pm: City Council “Regular” Meeting
      • Local Coastal Program Implementation Plan hearing – introduction of new code
      • AutoNation appeal – APPLICATION WITHDRAWN (no hearing)
      • Newport Coast Development Agreement extension – continued to Nov. 22
      • Updated Building and Fire Codes – first reading

November 8 Election Day — City Council Meeting CANCELLED
Vote Responsibly. Vote Informed.

November 10 @ 3:30 pm Zoning Administrator Hearing
City Hall, 100 Civic Center Drive – Bay E-1st Floor

November 17 @ 4:00 pm Airport Land Use Commission
John Wayne Airport Administration Building

November 17 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

  • Agenda, when published, available here (usually on Friday before meeting)
    • Sustainability Plan
    • Lido Marina Village parking
    • Santa Ana Cottages — Costa Mesa like high density residential across street from Santa Ana Country Club

November 18 @ 3:00 pm SPON Board of Directors Meeting
Details available on request

November 22 @ 7:00 pm City Council Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

  • City Manager’s Insider’s Guide (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda, when published, available here (usually by 4:00 pm on Thursday before meeting)
    • 7:00 pm: City Council Regular Meeting (no afternoon study session)
      • Adoption of the Local Coastal Program Implementation Plan introduced on November 7th.
      • Adoption of new Building and Fire codes
      • Lido House Hotel expansion – LCP amendment
      • 191 Riverside Avenue (abandoned Post Office) — General Plan amendment, Land Use and Zoning changes with no project yet proposed
      • A 15 year extension of the expiring Irvine Company development agreement for Newport Coast – a very problematic item
      • Bayside Drive traffic improvements — roadway concept plans

November 29 @ 7:00 pm (?) SPECIAL City Council Meeting — Museum House
Civic Center Council Chambers

  • City Manager’s Insider’s Guide (Preview of upcoming meeting — pending)
  • Agenda available here
    • 7:00 pm: Special City Council Meeting

December 2016

December 7-9  California Coastal Commission Hearing 
Ventura

  • Agenda here
  • Certification of Newport Beach Local Coastal Program (December 7, Item 22a)
  • Banning Ranch oil well consolidation (December 9, Item 14b)

December 8 @ 6:30 pm Planning Commission Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

December 13 @ 5:00 pm  City Council Meeting
Civic Center Council Chambers

  • City Manager’s Insider’s Guide (Preview of upcoming meeting)
  • Agenda, when published, available here (usually by 4:00 pm on Thursday before  meeting)
    • 5:00 pm:  Business meeting with old Council
      • adoption of Museum House ordinances (as well as those for 191 Riverside and Lido House Hotel amendments)
      • Rejection of bids for CdM Library/Fire Station and Newport Heights alley reconstruction
    • 7:00 pm:  Installation of three newly elected Council members and selection of new Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem

December 29 @ 5:30 pm  City Clerk’s Office
Nominal due date for Museum House referendum petitions (but Civic Center offices will be closed)

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