At tonight’s Irvine City Council meeting, all five members of the Council expressed their strong support for moving forward with construction of a State Veterans Memorial Park & Cemetery in Irvine.

Mayor Farrah Khan stated: “Honoring our veterans is a top priority. We are in a unique position as a City to actually get this done. I see it happening in May or June….We are all committed to making this happen! ”

Councilmember Tammy Kim said: “It’s important we build a cemetery [in Irvine].”

Councilmember Anthony Kuo told a representative from CalVet: “In my mind, you are going to get one of the pieces of [Irvine] land. There’s no question about that.”