Ad Hoc Safe Community Task Force 2020
On September 10, the Irvine City Council voted to establish an Ad Hoc committee, the Safe Community Task Force 2020 (Task Force). The Task Force will work for nine months, toward the goal of ensuring Irvine remains a safe city for residents and visitors. The Task Force will gather information from community stakeholders; examine incidents that have occurred in other communities; and raise awareness, and prevention efforts.
The Task Force will be comprised of nine members with Mayor Shea and Mayor Pro Tem Carroll serving as co-chairs.
Task Force objectives:
- Receive testimony from community stakeholders and subject matter experts
- Examine incidents that have occurred in other communities
- Community concerns
- Campus safety
- Safety ethics
- Cultural and ethnic diversity
- Mental Health
- Raise awareness of crime prevention, and Red flag laws
- Mayor Christina Shea, City of Irvine, Co-Chair
- Mayor Pro Tem Michael Carroll, City of Irvine, Co-Chair
- Board of Education Member Ira Glasky, Irvine Unified School District
- Vivian Atkinson, Board Member, Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce
- Rabbi Yisroel Ciner, Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine
- Edgar Dormitorio, Assistant Vice Chancellor/Chief of Staff Communications & Special Programs, University of California, Irvine
- Kambria Hittelman, Psy.D, Director of Neurobehavioral Health, Hoag Hospital
- Pastor Jorge Molina, Mariners Church
- Noelle Smiley, Commander, City of Irvine Public Safety
Ad Hoc Safe Community Task Force meetings will be held the first Tuesday of the month, beginning February 4, in the Council Chamber at 6 p.m.
Meetings are open to the public and will be televised.