Category Meetings

City Council Vote – Monday, April 3rd at 6pm

IrbyPark_PlanFromCity

On March 8th, the HB City Planning Commission approved the new conceptual plan for Irby Park. The details of the plan can be found in this 17 page Agenda PDF, but found below is a diagram of their plan, which references much from the community survey done in cooperation with CSULB.

The next HUGE step is for this plan to now be approved by the HB City Council.

Please come out to city hall located at the southeast corner of Yorktown and Main on Monday evening to show your support for getting this plan approved to restore the undeveloped portion of Irby Park with native plants, native trees, and walking paths.

MEETING DATE: MONDAY, APRIL 3rd, 2017 at 6:00 PM
SUBJECT: APPROVE THE CONCEPTUAL MASTER PLAN FOR IMPROVING IRBY PARK
SUBMITTED TO: HB CITY COUNCIL

Also, if you cannot attend in person,...

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NEW 2017 City-Commissioned Irby Park Plan

IrbyPark_PlanFromCity

The Planning Commission has created a plan for Irby Park to discuss at their next meeting on Wed, March 8th at 6:00 PM.  The details of the plan can be found in this 17 page Agenda PDF, but here is the meeting’s overview and their plan, which references much from the community survey done in cooperation with CSULB..

MEETING DATE: MARCH 8, 2017 at 6:00 PM
SUBMITTED TO: COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION
SUBMITTED BY: JANEEN LAUDENBACK, COMMUNITY SERVICES DIRECTOR
PREPARED BY: DAVID DOMINGUEZ, FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT AND CONCESSIONS MANAGER
SUBJECT: APPROVE THE CONCEPTUAL MASTER PLAN FOR IMPROVING IRBY PARK

IrbyPark_PlanFromCity

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Meetings with HB City + CSULB – Process & Progress Update

Example Landscape Bubble Diagram

Our recent meetings with Huntington Beach City Councilpersons regarding our desired Irby Park Restoration project were quite positive. The City agrees that the time to improve and restore Irby Park has come, especially since Bartwood Park’s restoration project is underway leaving Irby as the last park in Huntington Beach without a completion plan. With regards to timing, the City budget cycle renews each October, but to bridge the gap between now and October 2016, the City has agreed to allow our group to begin grassroots efforts to begin project planning so that we can be in a more advantageous position by October 2016 when we want to begin getting some sort of more official City support. One of our own residents will lead this grassroots effort.

Irby Tract resident Keith Fulthorp, Ed...

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Meeting Minutes – Nov 12th, 2015

Passive Park Example

Irby Park Meeting Minutes/Notes
Thursday, November 12th, 2015
730p – 830p

Purpose: To discuss Irby Park history & potential while getting community feedback on courses of action.

Attendees: ~20 Local Residents including host Bill Kettler, Steve Engel of the Secret Garden, & Jean Nagy of the Urban Forest.

Minutes…
Bill Kettler gave a Powerpoint presentation covering Irby Park History, Current Status, & Potential Future.  Details included the Community Garden initial approval and ultimate dis-approval, improvements at Bartlett Park in HB, and a demonstration of several before/after photos showing how a passive park improvement might look.

Some residents voiced existing flood concerns & if they affect feasibility...

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Irby Park Improvement Meeting – Nov 12th, 7:30p

Irby Park

Our fellow Irby Park neighbor, Bill Kettler, has organized a meeting to discuss Irby Park improvement among residents to eventually present our desired improvements to the City.  Meeting details…

When: Thursday, November 12th, 7:30p – 8:30p
Where: Murdy Community Center
Who: All Irby Park Residents Are Encouraged to Attend
Why: To Improve the Undeveloped Portion of Irby Park

We’d love to have a great neighborhood turnout so please plan on attending and we look forward to meeting everyone interested in improving our neighborhood park soon!

Thanks,
Aaron Soto

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