HRB Transportation Committee Recommends Restoring Bike Lanes on Gabrielino

Last summer, the bike lanes on Gabrielino and Owen were eliminated to provide additional parking near Gabrielino Community Park. Adding the parking spaces at the park was recommended by Pirzadeh & Associates, the engineering firm that helped draft the University Hills Transportation Study (Engineering Recommendation A.22). The loss of the bike lanes raised some concerns…

Mailbox Preference Survey Results

The Mailbox Preference Survey has closed. Of 483 responses, 303 prefer to keep individual mailboxes, and 180 prefer to switch to cluster boxes. For information and Q&As about mailboxes, please see Mail Delivery in University Hills. The survey clearly defines the community’s interest in maintaining individual mailboxes versus cluster boxes. According to the Irvine Post Office,…

HRB June Meeting Summary

June 4, 2019 HRB Meeting Summary Agenda items included architectural review applications; an update on the cluster mailbox survey; a discussion regarding effective communication to residents on behalf of campus, ICHA, and HRB, and a discussion of overall core values. The minutes, which will be posted once approved, include more information on these and additional…

ICHA Answers Questions About Mailboxes

In response to questions raised by residents about individual lockable mailboxes and cluster mailboxes, ICHA and the University Hills Homeowner Representative Board have compiled a Q&A that provides answers. Please review the Q&A (https://conta.cc/2GDhugU). Should you have additional questions, contact Michele Guindani gmiche at gmail.com, the HRB’s representative fielding input from the community.

Mail Delivery in University Hills

MAILBOX PREFERENCE SURVEY RESULTS 6/6/19MAILBOX Q&A SENT 4/25/19MAILBOX EMAIL SENT 4/15/19LETTER FROM THE POSTMASTER 3/19/19ICHA/HRB EMAIL FROM 3/15/19HRB EMAIL FROM 3/7/19ICHA EMAIL FROM 2/27/19 February 27, 2019 Dear University Hills Community, Since at least 2015, University Hills residents have expressed concerns about mail theft in the community. More recently, the Homeowners Representative Board (HRB) and…

Announcing the 2019 Ecological Preserve Matching Gift Challenge!

Ecological Preserve Matching Gift Challenge! Photo by Sandrine Biziaux-Scherson Please consider helping us meet our goal in raising funds in support of management of the UCI Ecological Preserve. University Hills resident Michael Berns has initiated a matching gift program of up to $10,000. His gift will come in installments of $2500. Once matching donations are…

Street Striping & Bike Lane Update

Dear University Hills community, As promised, the University Hills Homeowners Representative Board has made a recommendation to ICHA regarding the recent street striping and elimination of bike lanes on Gabrielino Drive. In response to concerns raised in the community about the bike lanes, ICHA and the HRB asked the engineering firm that helped draft the University…