City of Irvine Green Ribbon Environmental Committee Accepting Applications for Members-at-Large, Student Vacancies

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

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City of Irvine 50 Anniversary logoThe City of Irvine is accepting applications to fill two member-at-large and two student vacancies on its Green Ribbon Environmental Committee. The Committee advises the City Council and makes recommendations on matters related to energy, recycling and waste management, mobility, open space, and water issues.

Applicants may be an Irvine resident, student, or businessperson. At-Large members will serve two-year terms, while students who are currently in middle school or high school will serve one-year terms. Committee meetings are held every other month at 4:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, meetings will take place virtually until further notice.

Selection will be based on:

  • Professional or civic expertise in an environmental field, including, but not limited to, planning, environmental sciences, health, law or related field;
  • Educational experience in an environmental field, including, but not limited to, planning, ecology, geology, hydrology, or related field;
  • Demonstrated concern for, and the desire to improve, the status of natural resources and environment of the City of Irvine; and
  • Personal engagement in environmental volunteer activities, or efforts to raise awareness on environmental issues.

Applications are available online here. Completed applications must be submitted online by 5 p.m. Sunday, April 25. ??

For additional information, contact Tricia Sosa at 949-724-7320 or

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 281,707 that spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park. For more information, please visit  

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