News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
(949) 724-6077

8/28/2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE #13-08-28
Subject :

Irvine Senior Citizens Council Seeks Applicants for Two Positions
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6077
    pio@cityofirvine.org

IRVINE, CA (August 28, 2013):  The City of Irvine is accepting applications for two member-at-large positions on the Irvine Senior Citizens Council. The Senior Council is comprised of seven members; five of which are appointed by the Irvine City Council and two member-at-large positions selected through a public recruitment process. The Senior Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Irvine City Council on matters related to older adults, including the planning of facilities, transportation, services and programs, and the City’s Senior Strategic Plan.

Applicants must reside in the City of Irvine, be 55 years of age at the time of appointment and willing to commit to a two-year term of active service beginning November 2013. Current and past Senior Council members are eligible to apply. Senior Council meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Lakeview Senior Center.

Applications are available starting September 3, 2013 at the Lakeview and Rancho Senior Centers, the Irvine Civic Center and online at irvineseniors.org. Completed applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 20, 2013. Applications may be mailed or hand delivered to any of the following locations:

Lakeview Senior Center                   Rancho Senior Center                      Irvine Civic Center

20 Lake Road                                      3 Ethel Coplen Way                            1 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92604                                 Irvine, CA 92612                                 Irvine, CA 92606

For more information, contact Human Services Superintendent Sheila Driscoll at 949-724-6670 or sdriscoll@cityofirvine.org.   



Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 231,117, 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 – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.

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