The Anaheim Neighborhood Association is hosting a series of “Hot Topic” community meetings this year, each one focused on a front-burner issue for the city.

The first meeting is January 8 at 7:00 p.m. at 319 N. Harbor Boulevard in Anaheim. The topic is the controversial power plant that Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) proposes building on the Ball Road Basin, a non-functioning recharge basin owned by the Orange County Water District (OCWD) and adjacent to the Anaheim Auto Mall and near established residential neighborhoods and high-profile venues such as the Honda Center.

On December 9, the OCWD Board of Directors, by a vote of 6-4, approved the 20-acre parcel to CPV (which hopes to win a power generation contract with Southern California Edison).

What is the Anaheim Neighborhood Association?:

“A group of residents, homeowners, and business owners bound together by a concern for our city and neighborhoods.

We believe organized, informed citizen input into the City of Anaheim’s planning process and projects is vital. Issues our communities.

ANA believes the interests of Anaheim residents and local businesses are paramount, and works to ensure new projects in the City benefit everyone, residents, business owners, and developers alike. ANA has had a direct impact on getting City government to understand, recognize, and promote the needs of its residents.

By working with City staff and elected officials, ANA has helped to promote and support quality development throughout the 

You can RSVP by e-mailing Keith Oleson at It’s free for ANA members; non-members are asked to donate $5.