Community volunteers needed for Contra Costa County Sustainability Commission

Three local residents needed to help guide county's Climate Action Plan

Contra Costa County officials are searching for three local residents to represent the region’s environmental interests and volunteer on the county’s Sustainability Commission.

Applications are due Feb. 22 for the commission, which is tasked with advising the county's Board of Supervisors on issues related to sustainability such as the implementation of the county’s Climate Action Plan, achieving equity and fairness for sustainability programs, and engaging with the community.

County officials are searching for members to fill the following seats: representative for a community group; representative for a commercial group or organization; representative for environmental justice issues.

Sustainability Commission meetings are held the fourth Monday every other month. Members serve four-year terms with no term limits.

Applications are available online and should be returned to the clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 106, County Administration Building, 651 Pine St., Martinez, or emailed to no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 22.

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