Join the Sustainability Commission or the Hazardous Materials Commission!
Both the Contra Costa County Sustainability Commission and the Hazardous Materials Commission are seeking new members.
The Sustainability Commission
is a voluntary body appointed by the Board of Supervisors. It advises the Board and staff on successful implementation of the County's Climate Action Plan, opportunities to realize equity and fairness across the diverse communities of Contra Costa County in sustainability programs that support the Climate Action Plan, and how to better engage with County residents and businesses on these issues. The Sustainability Commission
has two vacancies:
- One member representing environmental justice issues and who lives in a frontline, or "disadvantaged," community, and who reflects the geographic diversity of the County. The other environmental justice seat is held by a resident of Pittsburg; and
- One member representing commercial groups or organizations whose business focuses on sustainability and/or environmental issues.
to apply for these positions is Friday, October 23
. Click here to learn more about the Sustainability Commission and how to apply.
The Hazardous Materials Commission
is a voluntary body appointed by the Board of Supervisors. It makes policy recommendations to the Board and County staff on issues concerning hazardous materials and hazardous waste. There are two openings on the Hazardous Materials Commission:
- Environmental, and
- Environmental Justice.
There are also openings for alternates for each of these seats.
For more information and to learn how to apply, contact Michael Kent, Hazardous Materials Ombudsman, (925) 313-6587, firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to apply is September 30.