Irvine residents can take a leadership role in the development of Community Services programs and facilities through participation on the Community Services Commission. Commissioners bring residents' perspective to deliberations on matters ranging from land acquisition to youth diversion, helping assure quality programs and facilities.
Meeting Agendas & Minutes
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Purpose: Advises the City Council regarding park, recreational, and cultural programs that would be of interest and benefit to the City's resident; advises on the development and improvement of the City's recreational facilities.
Supporting Department: Community Services
Power: Advisory only
Appointments by City Council
Five (5) members at large are appointed by the City Council. Currently, the following individuals serve on the Commission:
Chair Naz Hamid (Appointed by Vice Mayor Kim)
Vice Chair Jing Sun (Appointed by Councilmember Agran)
Commissioner Kelly Rodgers (Appointed by Councilmember Treseder PhD)
Commissioner Kevin Trussell (Appointed by Councilmember Carroll)
Commissioner Soha Vazirnia (Appointed by Mayor Khan)
Community Services Commission Duties
- Park, Recreational & Cultural Facilities
Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters pertaining to the acquisition, capital improvement, rehabilitation, and maintenance of parks and recreational, cultural, library, and youth facilities.
- Annual Budget
Consider the proposed annual budget for the Community Services Department and make recommendations to the City Council and City Manager.
- Programs and Public Interest
Recommend policies for the acquisition, development and improvement of land and facilities.
- Take Direction from City Council
Perform such other duties or studies as may be directed by the City Council.
Committees Reporting to the Community Services Commission
- Irvine Aquatics Advisory Board
- Sports Committee
- Child Care Committee
- Irvine Children, Youth & Families Advisory Board
- Irvine Residents with Disabilities Advisory Board
Other Entities in Community Services' Purview
- Irvine Child Care Project (City of Irvine & Irvine Unified School District Joint Power Authority)
- Irvine Child Development Center
- Senior Citizens Council
- Coastal Greenbelt Authority
- Natural Communities Coalition
- Irvine Adult Day Health Services