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SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE


  February 3, 2020
12:00 P.M.
651 Pine Street, Room 101, Martinez

 
Supervisor Federal D. Glover, Chair
Supervisor John Gioia, Vice Chair
Agenda Items: Items may be taken out of order based on the business of the day and preference of the Committee
 
             
1.   Introductions
 
2.   Public comment on any item under the jurisdiction of the Committee and not on this agenda (speakers may be limited to three minutes).
 
3.   APPROVE Record of Action from the December 9, 2019, meeting of the Sustainability Committee. (Jody London, DCD)
 
Attachments
12-09-19 Meeting Minutes
 
4.   RECEIVE REPORT on Building Electrification and PROVIDE DIRECTION re: same. (Demian Hardman, DCD/Jody London, DCD)
 
Attachments
Jurisdiction Building Electrification Matrix
City of Oakland Memo
City of San Jose Staff Report
San Mateo Building Electrification Agenda Item
 
5.   RECOMMEND SUPPORT for the federal Green Act. (Jody London, DCD)
 
Attachments
Item 11. Attachment A - Green Act Overview Memo
Item 11. Attachment B - Green Act Summary
 
6.   REVIEW and ADOPT 2020 Sustainability Commitee Discussion Schedule and 2019 Progress Report. (Jody London, DCD)
 
Attachments
2020 Discussion Schedule and 2019 Progress Report
 
7.   REVIEW Sustainability Staff 2020 Work Plan. (Jody London, DCD)
 
Attachments
2020 Sustainability Work Plan
 
8.   RECEIVE REPORT from Sustainability Commission Chair. (Howdy Goudey, Chair, or designate)     
 
9.   RECEIVE REPORT from Sustainability Coordinator. (Jody London, DCD)
 
10.    The next meeting is currently scheduled for March 23, 2020.
 
11.    Adjourn
 

The Sustainability Committee will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Sustainability Committee meetings. Contact the staff person listed below at least 72 hours before the meeting.
Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by the County to a majority of members of the Sustainability Committee less than 96 hours prior to that meeting are available for public inspection at 651 Pine Street, 1st floor, during normal business hours.
Public comment may be submitted via electronic mail on agenda items at least one full work day prior to the published meeting time.

**Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order): Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in meetings of its Board of Supervisors and Committees. Following is a list of commonly used abbreviations that may appear in presentations and written materials at meetings of the Ad Hoc Sustainability Committee:

AB Assembly Bill                                                                   
ABAG Association of Bay Area Governments
ACA Assembly Constitutional Amendment                                 
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
BAAQMD Bay Area Air Quality Management District                   
BART Bay Area Rapid Transit District
BAYREN Bay Area Regional Energy Network
BCDC Bay Conservation & Development Commission               
BDCP Bay-Delta Conservation Plan
BGO Better Government Ordinance (Contra Costa County)         
BOS Board of Supervisors
CALTRANS California Department of Transportation                   
CARB California Air Resources Board
CAO County Administrative Officer or Office                            
CAP Climate Action Plan
CCA Community Choice                                                         
CCTA Contra Costa Transportation Authority
CCWD Contra Costa Water District                                          
CDBG Community Development Block Grant
CEC California Energy Commission
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act   
CPUC California Public Utilities Commission                            
CSA County Service Area                                                        
CSAC California State Association of Counties
DCD Contra Costa CountyDept.of Conservation & Development 
EBEW East Bay Energy Watch
EBMUD East Bay Municipal Utility District                                 
EIR Environmental Impact Report (a state requirement)
EIS Environmental Impact Statement (a federal requirement)        
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FTE Full Time Equivalent                                                         
FY Fiscal Year
GGRF Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds
GHG Greenhouse Gas                                                             
GIS Geographic Information System                                         
HOT High-Occupancy/Toll
HOV High-Occupancy-Vehicle                                                  
HSD Contra Costa County Health Services Department
IPM Integrated Pest Management
JPA/JEPA Joint (Exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement       
LAFCo Local Agency Formation Commission                             
LCC League of California Cities
LTMS Long-Term Management Strategy                                     
MAC Municipal Advisory Council                               
MBE Minority Business Enterprise                                             
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOE Maintenance of Effort                                                      
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MTC Metropolitan Transportation Commission                              
NACo National Association of Counties
NEPA National Environmental Protection Act                              
PDA Priority Development Area
PV Photovoltaicv                                                                     
PWD Contra Costa County Public Works Department
RDA Redevelopment Agency or Area                                        
RFI Request For Information
RFP Request For Proposals                                                     
RFQ Request For Qualifications
SB Senate Bill                                                                          
SBE Small Business Enterprise
SGC Strategic Growth Council                                                   
TWIC Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee
U.S. EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency 
VMT Vehicle Miles Travel            
WBE Women-Owned Business Enterprise

 

For Additional Information Contact:

Jody London, Sustainability Coordinator
Phone: (925) 674-7871
 Jody.London@dcd.cccounty.us

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