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AD HOC COMMITTEE ON SUSTAINABILITY


  March 26, 2018
12:30 P.M.
651 Pine Street, Room 101, Martinez

 
Supervisor John Gioia, Chair
Supervisor Federal D. Glover, 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 for meeting for January 22, 2018, meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability.
 
Attachments
01-22-18 SUS-COMM Mtg Minutes
 
4.   RECEIVE PRESENTATION regarding the Idle Free Pledge and REFER the item to the Board of Supervisors for further consideration.
 
Attachments
Spare the Air Meeting Presentation
 
5.   PROVIDE DIRECTION to staff regarding development of a Distributed Energy Resource Plan for County facilities.
 
Attachments
DER Plan - Draft
 
6.   DIRECT staff, facilitated by the Sustainability Coordinator, to identify the elements of an action plan for a Countywide education and outreach campaign on the Climate Action Plan, and resources needed to successfully implement such a plan.
 
7.   RECEIVE report from the Contra Costa County Sustainability Commission Chair.
 
8.   RECEIVE update from the County’s Sustainability Coordinator.
 
9.    The next meeting is currently scheduled for Monday, May 7, 2018, at 12:30 p.m.
 
10.    Adjourn
 

The Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend these meetings; please contact staff 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 Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability 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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