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Community Relations

City Council members on Tuesday began pre-budget discussions; recognized an outstanding Mission Viejo Nadadores diver; and received information about plans for the Oso Creek Water Treatment Plant and Mission Hospital.  

The City Council on Tuesday, January 24 will begin pre-budget discussions; recognize an outstanding Mission Viejo Nadadores diver; and receive information about Mission Hospital’s planned expansion, among other business.  

The business portion of the meeting starts at 6 pm in the Council Chamber at 200 Civic Center.  

In an effort to assist low-income residents, the City is teaming up with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to provide free tax preparation for Mission Viejo residents.

Mission Viejo residents can begin making appointments January 17, and non-residents can make an appointment beginning February 13.

Appointments are available for residents with an annual household income less than $60,000. Appointments take place between 9:30 am and 4 pm on Thursdays February 2 through April 13 at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center.

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will make $1 million in customer assistance available via Neighbor-to-Neighbor (N2N), a program that provides up to $300 in one-time grants to help offset past due bills for SDG&E customers experiencing financial hardship who aren’t eligible for the federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

In the first City Council meeting of 2023, Mayor Brian Goodell spoke about his goals for this year and notable City accomplishments, and the Council passed a new ordinance and recognized an outstanding team.  

Join us for a fun night of golf when we light up the course during the Glow Golf Tournament.

The tournament will be a shotgun scramble with a barbecue dinner and prizes for the top three teams.

Bring your friends, family or play as an individual. The entry fee is $100 per person and includes a cart, two glow golf balls, a glow stick for your golf bag, glow necklaces and bracelets, and a barbecue dinner. 

4:15 pm           Check-in and barbecue open

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Bring your family and friends to Terrace on the Green at 5:30 pm on Friday, January 20 for a rockin’ country and soul happy hour featuring the Chris Daniels Project - a country rock & blues and classic rock band with a sound all its own and a great following.

Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tasty fare from a limited happy hour menu will be available for purchase.

Terrace on the Green is open daily for breakfast (8-11 am); lunch (11 am-3 pm); and happy hour (3-8 pm).

Enjoy several fun family-friendly events this month at 25282 Marguerite Parkway.

Upcoming events at the North Paseo include the Farmers Market and Crafts every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm; Mission Viejo Station 24 firefighters return for a meet-and-greet on January 19 at 3:30 pm; and popular monthly Night Market on January 21 from 5 to 9 pm.

The Mission Viejo Activities Committee is accepting applications from high school seniors for its annual Volunteerism Scholarship Program.  

Up to five $1,000 scholarships may be awarded awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character and dedication to volunteerism.   

As the City prepares for the upcoming holidays, the public should be aware of facility operating hours.

Mission Viejo City Hall will be closed Monday, December 26 through Monday, January 2. City Hall at 200 Civic Center reopens at 8 am on Tuesday, January 3. 

Trash and recycling will be delayed by one day for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day, but police, fire and other essential emergency City services will not be impacted by the closure. 


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