Sustainability Commission


  • 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.


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 Friday, December 23, 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