Sustainability Commission Agendas & Minutes

The Sustainability Commission meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. in the City Council Chamber.

AGENDAS

MINUTES

RECORDINGS

Features: e-Comment and ZOOM Web-Conferencing for Online Meeting Participation 

The City is pleased to announce that the regular Sustainability Commission meeting will be available through Zoom web-conferencing in an effort to enhance community engagement, and will include a dial-in conference call line.

e-Comment allows community members to submit comments on upcoming agenda items, as well as throughout a Sustainability Commission meeting.

HOW TO SUBMIT A COMMENT:

To submit an e-comment on an upcoming meeting agenda prior to commencement of the meeting, click here and select the respective agenda item.

To submit an e-comment on an upcoming meeting agenda during the meeting, click here and select the respective agenda item.

For questions, contact the Sustainability Commission Recording Secretary at 949-724-5446.

For general questions or comments, please email environmentalprograms@cityofirvine.org.

HOW TO WATCH A LIVE MEETING:

Community members may provide live public comments via Zoom during Sustainability Commission meetings. You can also join via the Zoom app on your smartphone or tablet, or in a web browser at https://zoom.us/join by entering the Meeting ID and Passcode below.

Meeting ID: 862 0696 2272
Passcode: 641658

Please provide your name in the Zoom application to allow the Recording Secretary to identify you when it is your time to speak. We suggest installing and testing the Zoom software on your device prior to the commencement of the meeting.

HOW TO CONNECT TO THE ZOOM WEB CONFERENCE BY TELEPHONE

To join to the Zoom web conference from your phone, dial 669-900-6833 or 346-248-7799. When prompted use the below Meeting ID and Passcode.

Meeting ID: 862 0696 2272
Passcode: 641658

The Recording Secretary will identify you by the last 3 digits of your phone when it is your time to speak.

When requested by the Recording Secretary, call-in users can unmute and mute their phones by pressing *6. Call-in users can raise their hand by pressing *9 but may not lower their hand once raised.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT PRIOR AND DURING THE MEETING:

For technical assistance before and during the meeting, please call 949-724-6078.

For any other questions and/or concerns, please contact the Project Delivery & Sustainability Department at 949-724-5446 during regular business hours.

For additional instructions and recommendations, please click here. If you would like to learn how to use Zoom before the meeting, visit the Zoom Video Tutorials page How to Join a Zoom Meeting – Youtube

Click here to view archived Sustainability Commission meeting videos

AGENDAS/MINUTES

Below is a list of future and past meetings. If there are no links associated with a meeting, the agenda has not been finalized.

To view archived agendas or minutes, please visit our Irvine Quick Records site and select Keyword Search then the meeting body.

PARTICIPATION AT SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION MEETINGS

MEETINGS ARE AVAILABLE TO ATTEND IN-PERSON IN THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER OR WATCHED LIVE THROUGH THE “ZOOM” APPLICATION. INFORMATION FOR “ZOOM” CAN BE FOUND ONLINE AT CITYOFIRVINE.ORG/SUSTAINABILITYCOMMISSION. YOU MAY SUBMIT COMMENTS ON ANY AGENDA ITEM OR ON ANY ITEM NOT ON THE AGENDA, IN WRITING VIA MAIL TO “ATTN: SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION,” ONE CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, IRVINE, CA 92606; BY EMAIL TO ENVIRONMENTALPROGRAMS@CITYOFIRVINE.ORG; OR THROUGH E-COMMENT AT CITYOFIRVINE.ORG/SUSTAINABILITYCOMMISSION. E-COMMENTS SUBMITTED AT LEAST TWO HOURS PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE MEETING WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION AT THE MEETING. YOU MAY ALSO PROVIDE LIVE COMMENTS VIA “ZOOM.” FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT CITYOFIRVINE.ORG/SUSTAINABILITYCOMMISSION.

REQUEST TO SPEAK IN PERSON: IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADDRESS THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION ON A SCHEDULED AGENDA ITEM – INCLUDING A REGULAR BUSINESS ITEM, A PUBLIC HEARING ITEM, OR PUBLIC COMMENTS – PLEASE REGISTER BY COMPLETING THE ELECTRONIC FORM AVAILABLE ON THE KIOSK AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER. PLEASE IDENTIFY ON THE FORM YOUR NAME AND THE ITEM ON WHICH YOU WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK. THE REQUEST TO SPEAK FORM ON THE KIOSK ASSISTS THE CHAIR IN ENSURING THAT ALL PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION ARE RECOGNIZED. IT ALSO ENSURES THE ACCURATE IDENTIFICATION OF MEETING PARTICIPANTS IN THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION MINUTES. YOUR NAME WILL BE CALLED AT THE TIME THE MATTER IS HEARD BY THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION. CITY POLICY IS TO LIMIT PUBLIC TESTIMONY TO UP TO FIVE MINUTES PER SPEAKER ON AGENDIZED ITEMS, AND THREE MINUTES DURING GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENTS (UNLESS THE TIME LIMIT IS EXTENDED BY THE CHAIR), WHICH INCLUDES THE PRESENTATION OF ELECTRONIC OR AUDIO-VISUAL INFORMATION. SPEAKERS MAY NOT YIELD THEIR TIME TO OTHER PERSONS.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THE ORDER OF SCHEDULED AGENDA ITEMS BELOW AND/OR THE TIME THEY ARE ACTUALLY HEARD, CONSIDERED AND DECIDED MAY BE MODIFIED BY THE CHAIR DURING THE COURSE OF THE MEETING, SO PLEASE STAY ALERT.

PLEASE NOTE: THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION IS MAKING EVERY EFFORT TO FOLLOW THE SPIRIT AND INTENT OF THE BROWN ACT AND OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS REGULATING THE CONDUCT OF PUBLIC MEETINGS, IN ORDER TO MAXIMIZE TRANSPARENCY AND PUBLIC ACCESS. FOR QUESTIONS OR ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CONTACT THE PROJECT DELIVERY & SUSTAINABILITY DEPARTMENT AT 949-724-5446, OR VIA EMAIL AT ENVIRONMENTALPROGRAMS@CITYOFIRVINE.ORG. IT WOULD BE APPRECIATED IF WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS OF PUBLIC COMMENTS RELATED TO ITEMS ON THE AGENDA, OR ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA, ARE PROVIDED PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE MEETING.