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).

City Manager Grace Leung’s The Week in Review, posted each Friday, also provides descriptions of upcoming City events, not all of which are listed here.

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

For past events and months, visit our YTD Listing.

December 2022

December 2 @ 9:00 pm – Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board Meeting
(200 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim and via Zoom only)

  • As Item 16 on its agenda, the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board will be considering adopting new standards for acceptable levels of copper in the waters of Newport Harbor.  They attribute the unacceptable current levels to the anti-fouling paint used on boat hulls, and the imposition of controls may require switching to alternatives. The need for tighter controls has been a matter of longstanding controversy.
  • See agenda for details on how to view or attend remotely.

December 5 @ 6:00 pm – AWG Annual Meeting
OASIS Center (801 Narcissus Ave, Corona del Mar)

  • The Airport Working Group (one of the signatories, with SPON, to the JWA Settlement Agreement) will be holding their annual meeting, open to the public, to discuss airport-related activities in the past year.
  • According to the announcement in Stu News, the program will consist of:
    • 5:45 pm: Reception
    • 6:00 pm: Complimentary dinner
    • 6:30 – 7:30 pm: Program
  • Seating is limited: RSVP by email at, or call (949) 873-5288 leaving a voice message with your name, name of your guest and contact information to confirm your reservation.

December 6 @ 6:00 pm – Newport Village (Mariners Mile) Developer’s Community Outreach Meeting
(via Zoom only)

  • The City has received a revised application for a major new mixed use development on Mariners Mile, adding 198 dwellings and expanding to 63,285 square feet the commercial uses in the current Amaree’s and boat storage areas (sometimes known as “the Ardell properties”).
  • The developer has announced a community outreach meeting to be held by Zoom.

December 8 @ 6:30 pm – Planning Commission – cancelled

December 8 @ 7:00 pm – Banning Ranch: What’s Next?
(via Zoom only)

Civic Center – Council Chambers (100 Civic Center Drive)

  • Agenda here (when available, generally on Friday before meeting)
    • Hanna Residences GPA/LCPA/ZCA/CDP/TPM at 3014 Balboa Blvd. (PA2020-060)
    • Fractional Homeownership Code Amendment (PA2022-0202)
    • Accessory Dwelling Unit Code Update (PA2021-113)

December 13 @ 4:00 p.m. – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers
(100 Civic Center Drive)

December 20 @ 5:00 pm – Aviation Committee 
Community Room (adjacent to Council Chambers — 100 Civic Center Drive)

December 21 @ 2:00-3:00 pm – John Wayne Airport Quarterly Noise Meeting  
(held by Zoom)

December 28 @ 5:00 pm – SPON Board Meeting (In person/Zoom hybrid)
Details available on request.

January 2022

January 10 @ 4:00 p.m. – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers
(100 Civic Center Drive)

January 24 @ 4:00 p.m. – City Council Meeting
Civic Center – Council Chambers
(100 Civic Center Drive)


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