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January 29, 2021 | Edition 5

Welcome to the Community Link Newsletter

Our new weekly newsletter aims to keep residents and businesses connected to us and all that is going on in and throughout the City. You can connect with us and learn more by visiting our website at, and following us on our social media channels, listed at the bottom of this email. We look forward to connecting with you. 

Truth In Accounting

Irvine Ranked No.1 in Fiscal Strength Survey

For the fourth straight year, the City of Irvine has ranked No. 1 in fiscal strength across the country for the year 2020. The Truth in Accounting (TIA) ranking of America’s largest 75 cities calculates how a city would fare financially after all the bills are paid. Irvine was given a surplus score of $4,100 per taxpayer, earning the distinction as the most fiscally healthy large city in the United States. Learn more about the ranking on the Truth in Accounting website


Orange County Power Authority Updates 

The Orange County Power Authority, comprised of the cities of Irvine, Buena Park, Fullerton, Lake Forest, and Huntington Beach, have created their own website to host information about upcoming meetings and materials. Please visit this website moving forward to view these documents. The City of Irvine will continue to send out meeting notifications to our constituents to alert you of upcoming meetings, and previous meeting information can be viewed at the City’s Orange County Power Authority webpage.

Drive-in movie

Senior Services Drive-in Movie Night 

Join Irvine Senior Services for a movie on the big screen Thursday, February 4 at 5:30 p.m. Drive-in to the Lakeview Senior Center to enjoy popcorn and a special showing of Moonstruck. Sound will be transmitted through your car radio. Space is limited and registration is required. Register now at

Access Irvine

How Can We Help? Download the Access Irvine App

"If you see something, say something" by using our mobile app. The Access Irvine app makes it easy to connect with City staff and let us know if something in our community requires our attention such as a street light outage or a need for park maintenance. Download the upgraded app for iPhone and Android use today! 

Boy Scouts

Fun Facts for 50 Years of Incorporation!

Jamboree Road, a key thoroughfare throughout the City, was named in honor of the dirt road leading to the 1953 National Boy Scout Jamboree staged on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean at what is now Newport Center/Fashion Island.


Upcoming Meetings & Events 

February 4 | 5:30 p.m.
Planning Commission Meeting

View the City Calendar