Sustainability Commission

Responsibilities


  • Provide Advice to staff and the Board on successful implementation of the Climate Action Plan, including suggestions on how that work can be performed more efficiently and effectively.
  • Advise the Board on opportunities to realize equity and fairness across the diverse communities of Contra Costa County in sustainability programs that support the Climate Action Plan.
  • Provide suggestions to staff and the Board on how to better engage Contra Costa County residents and businesses on sustainability issues and implementation of the Climate Action Plan.

Agenda/Meetings

Agendas will be available prior to the scheduled meetings.

Now Accepting Applications


Solicitation Notice
Applicants are encourages to include a resume and cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for serving on the Commission. Application due date is Monday, December 19, 5 p.m. 
Link to Application 

The Sustainability Committee will consist of ten members, selected as follows
  • Five members - one member from each Supervisorial district (must be a resident of that district), nominated by the Supervisor for that district, and approved by the Board of Supervisors;
  • Two members representing community groups whose mission includes sustainability and/or environmental issues;
  • Two members representing commercial groups or organizations whole business focuses on sustainability and/or environmental issues;
  • One member representing environmental justice issues and who lives in a disadvantaged community