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Irvine Councilmember Anthony Kuo Speaks at Greater Irvine Chamber

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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Irvine City Councilmember Anthony Kuo provided updates on Orange County Great Park progress and traffic improvements to business and community leaders at the March 7 Greater Irvine Chamber Government Affairs Committee meeting.

Councilmember Kuo pointed out how tax revenue collected from shopping and dining in Irvine goes back into the city’s general fund, financing public works, community development, and public safety.

Referencing the city’s ample parks, retail shopping centers, and world-class schools, Councilmember Kuo highlighted the exemplary quality of life that Irvine residents enjoy.

Councilmember Kuo was elected to the Irvine City Council in 2018, bringing nearly eight years of experience as a planning commissioner, including four consecutive terms as chairman, for Irvine. During that time, he served on the city’s Task Force on Housing Needs for the Developmentally Disabled and the Ad Hoc Committee on Veterans Affordable Housing. He is a graduate of the Irvine Community Police Academy.

Legislative status reports were presented during the meeting by representatives from the offices of Senator Dianne Feinstein, Congresswoman Katie Porter, State Assemblyman Steven Choi, and State Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris. Updates were provided by Ira Glasky, board member, Irvine Unified School District, Mary Aileen Matheis, vice president, board of directors, Irvine Ranch Water District, and Whit Peterson, director of Government Affairs, Greater Irvine Chamber.

For more information about the Greater Irvine Chamber’s work in government affairs and how to become involved, contact Whit Peterson.

Category: Chamber News, Community News, Advocacy News

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