Council Sustainability Committee

The Council Sustainability Committee meets bi-monthly on the 2nd Monday of January, March, May, July, September, and November. There are special meetings scheduled as needed. Meetings are generally held at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall in conference room 2A, 777 B Street.

Currently serving on the Committee are:
Council Member Al Mendall
Council Member Francisco Zermeño
Council Member Elisa Márquez

City Staff:
Director of Utilities and Environmental Services, Alex Ameri

Questions about meeting times or topics? 
Contact Environmental Services Manager, Erik Pearson at or 510.585.4770.

See Agendas and Staff Reports

More Information

Current Members
Meeting Schedule

How do I participate?

Take a look at the agenda for the meeting you plan to attend. There is an opportunity for public comments at the beginning of each meeting. Comments are limited to 3 minutes per person. You can also send your comments by email ahead of the meeting to

What happens at a Committee meeting?
The Committee receives presentations and written and oral reports from staff and provides policy direction for the full City Council to consider.

Upcoming Meeting Dates and Proposed Topics (topics are subject to change - see published agendas)

January 9, 2016
4:30pm at City Hall, Room 2A
  • Downtown Specific Plan
  • Overview of Regional Energy Programs: Energy Council BayREN, and EBEW
  • Drinking Water Quality: Lead & Copper Testing Results
  • Groundwater Sustainability Agency Formation Options
  • Waste Management Franchise Agreement Semi-Annual Report
  • Statistics on Property Accessed Clean Energy Usage

Council Members and Staff
Council Committee Members and staff at the July, 2016 meeting