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AD HOC COMMITTEE ON SUSTAINABILITY

  August 22, 2016
12:30 - 2:00 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 Ad Hoc Committee and not on this agenda (speakers may be limited to three minutes).
 
3.   Administrative Items, if applicable. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development)
 
4.   REVIEW and APPROVE record of meeting for September 14, 2015, Ad Hoc Sustainability Committee Meeting. This record was prepared pursuant to the Better Government Ordinance 95-6, Article 25-205 (d) of the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code. Any handouts or printed copies of testimony distributed at the meeting will be attached to this meeting record. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development).
 
Attachments
September Record of Action
 
5.   REVIEW and APPROVE record of meeting for April 25, 2016, Ad Hoc Sustainability Committee Meeting. This record was prepared pursuant to the Better Government Ordinance 95-6, Article 25-205 (d) of the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code. Any handouts or printed copies of testimony distributed at the meeting will be attached to this meeting record. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development).
 
Attachments
April Record of Action
 
6.   RECEIVE update on activities of Sustainability Coordinator. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development)
 
 
7.   RECEIVE update on funding opportunities associated with the Climate Action Plan and Sustainability. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development)

 
 
Attachments
Attachment A to Sustainability Coordinator Funding Report
 
8.   DIRECT staff to reconvene the interdepartmental Climate Action Plan Working Group and return with a report on progress to date in achieving Climate Action Plan goals and where additional resources would be beneficial. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development)
 
 
Attachments
CAP Measures Progress Report
 
9.   RECEIVE report from staff recommending that the Ad Hoc Sustainability Committee recommend to the Board of Supervisors the establishment of a Citizen Advisory Committee on Sustainability. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development)
 
10.   DISCUSS SB 32, Climate Pollution Reduction Beyond 2020, and CONSIDER referral to the Board of Supervisors. (Jody London, Department of Conservation and Development)
 
 
Attachments
SB32 Text as of 8-17-16
SB 32 Fact Sheet
 
11.    ADJOURN to next meeting date, if established by the Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability.
 

The Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability 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 Ad Hoc Committee on Sustainability less than 96 hours prior to that meeting are available for public inspection at 651 Pine Street, 10th 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, & industry-specific language in meetings of its Board of Supervisors & Committees. Following is a list of commonly used abbreviations that may appear in presentations & 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
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
CAER Community Awareness Emergency Response
CAO County Administrative Officer or Office
CAP Climate Action Plan
CCA Community Choice Aggregation
CCE Community Choice Energy
CCTA Contra Costa Transportation Authority
CCWD Contra Costa Water District
CDBG Community Development Block Grant
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act
CFS Cubic Feet per Second (of water)
CSA County Service Area
CSAC California State Association of Counties
CTC California Transportation Commission
DCC Delta Counties Coalition
DCD Contra Costa County Dept. of Conservation & Development
DPC Delta Protection Commission
DSC Delta Stewardship Council
DWR California Department of Water Resources
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
GHG Greenhouse Gas
GGRF Greenhouse Gas Reduction Funds
GIS Geographic Information System


 
HOT High-Occupancy/Toll
HOV High-Occupancy-Vehicle
HSD Contra Costa County Health Services Department
HUD United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
IPM Integrated Pest Management
JPA/JEPA Joint (Exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement
Lamorinda Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area
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
SR2S Safe Routes to Schools
SWAT Southwest Area Transportation Committee
TRANSPAC Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)
TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)
TWIC Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee
 U.S. EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency WBE Women-Owned Business Enterprise
WCCTAC West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee




 



 

For Additional Information Contact:

Jody London, Committee Staff
Phone (925) 674-7871, Fax (925) 674-7250
Jody.London@dcd.cccounty.us

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