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January 20, 2023 | Edition 105

Welcome to the Community Link Newsletter

Our 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 about our community, cultural events and celebrations, and news of interest by reading this newsletter, 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. 

Solarize Irvine

Solarize Irvine Virtual Workshop January 23

Thinking about going solar? Join the City of Irvine, in partnership with nonprofit OC Goes Solar, for a virtual workshop Monday, January 23, at 7 p.m. to learn how you can take part in the Solarize Irvine program.

Solarize Irvine helps Irvine residents learn about ways to support the City's ambitious goal of carbon neutrality by 2030 by providing access to group pricing discounts for solar power and battery storage.

Learn more and sign up at

Great Park Town Hall

January 23 Town Hall Focuses on Great Park Development

Join the City of Irvine Monday, January 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Irvine City Hall to learn about the continued framework and development planned for Great Park. 

The Great Park Development and Framework Plan Town Hall will offer an opportunity to hear from City staff about the next phase of development, which will bring 300 acres of exciting new amenities to Great Park.

No RSVP is needed. Read more about Great Park planning and development

Access Irvine

Download Irvine's Mobile App

Did you know the City of Irvine has an app that makes it easy to connect with staff, request services, register for classes and activities, and discover upcoming events? 

Reaching residents where they are, Access Irvine allows users to report service requests in the moment and at their convenience. Download the app and click How Can We Help to report a pothole, tree or park maintenance issue, traffic signal issue, and more. 

The mobile app is available for iOS & Android. 

Irvine is a Top Workplace

Join Team Irvine

You might have heard that the City of Irvine was recently named a Top Workplace in Orange County for the second year in a row.

Discover what makes this City a special place to work. Hear from staff about why they love working here and learn what it is like to be part of this amazing team. 

If you are interested in joining the City, view our available jobs at

Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year!

Sunday, January 22, marks the start of the Lunar New Year.

The Lunar New Year is celebrated throughout many Asian cultures. It is a time of celebration and renewal, with families coming together and honoring their ancestors. The date changes every year, based on the lunar calendar and the cycles of the moon and sun. This is the Year of the Rabbit, which is a symbol for peace. 

We wish you a very happy New Year filled with peace, happiness, prosperity, and good health.

Visit the City's DEI Spotlight to learn more about Lunar New Year and other observances of our diverse community. 



Upcoming Meetings & Events 

Jan. 24 | 3 p.m.

City Council &

Great Park Board


Jan. 25 | 1:30 p.m.
Zoning Administrator


Jan. 26 | 5 p.m. 
DEI Committee

View the City Calendar