What Progress is Your City At?

Contra Costa County Climate Action Matrix

CityCensus PopulationClimate Action Plan UpdateLast General PlanNext Expected General Plan UpdateCAP ScoreClimate/Energy Element in General Plan?City Hall Green Biz CertifiedGreen BusinessesCommunity Choice Energy (CCE)CYES Program (# of Audits)# of EV Charging StationsStyrofoam BanTree City USACalculated Open Space Per CapitaTotal # PACE Programs
Antioch110,89820112003CAPComplete
5
4x (950)10x44
Brentwood60,5322014SomeProgress
2
428x33
Clayton11,8672007SomeProgress
2
00393
Concord128,72620132012CAPComplete
5
x15xx (455)49x84
Danville44,63120092013CAPComplete
5
x3x734
El Cerrito25,40020132014CAPComplete
5
x12x2x53
Hercules25,3602015CHGComplete
3
218x31
Lafayette26,10320172002CAPComplete
5
x4xx (210)9x94
Martinez39,25920092015CAPComplete
5
x11xx (817)18xx113
Moraga17,41620142002SomeProgress
4
3xx (69)6x102
Oakley40,6222016, 2015, 2010, 20022018SomeProgress
4
2x224
Orinda19,4702015, 1987SomeProgress
2
x3x (29)07
Pinole19,2932010SomeProgressCAP
4
3x2172
Pittsburg70,67920012020SomeProgressCAP
4
x4x3xx53
Pleasant Hill34,8532016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 20032019CAPComplete
2
14x (62)1253
Richmond109,81320162012GPINCLSUST
6
xx17xx (1459)62xx53
San Pablo30,53620122015, 2011GPINCLSUST
6
x10x613
San Ramon74,639201520152020GPINCLSUST
6
x11xx (70)2854
Walnut Creek69,122201220062025CAPComplete
5
x27xx (689)90x453
Contra Costa County1,127,00020151991, 1996, 20052020CAPComplete
5
164x326834
as of June 1, 2018

NOTES

IP=In Progress

*1) Generalized Plan: Going to go back to council and really establish the specifics
*2) Guidelines are written into policy but are voluntary

REFERENCES

Green Business Directory
Population Estimates 2013

Climate Action Plan Key

No Action Nothing
Some Progress Some Progress
CHG Complete GHG complete
Some Progress CAP Some Progress on Climate Action Plan
Climate Action Plan Completed Climate Action Plan Completed
 General Plan updated to include Sustainability

ES&S Rep = Energy Solutions and Services Representative
CYES = California Youth Energy Services Program
DI = Direct Install Small Commercial Business Programs
MIT = Municipal Implemenation Team
PW = Public Works
EAP = Energy Action Portion of Climate Action Plan completed by QuEST contract

APPENDIX

A1 – The Spare the Air Employer program consists of employer coordinators informing their workforce of impending Spare the Air days, educating employees on individual actions to improve air quality, and motivating them to take action. Click here for more info

A2 – Single use plastic bags force us to rely on oil production, pollute habitats, harm wildlife, and remain in landfills where they never fully decompose. Many cities are passing local plastic bag ban ordinances to combat the many problems of plastic bags. Click here for more info

A3 – The Fossil Fuel Divestment movement seeks to end our dependence on fossil fuels by calling on individuals, campuses, and local governments to stop doing business with companies that invest in fossil fuels. Click here for more info

A4 – Tree City USA is a national program that provides the framework for community forestry management for cities and towns across America. Click here for more info

A5 – The Fig Tree Program is an innovative partnership to receive upfront funding for energy and water efficiencyand to repay through your property taxes Click here for more info

A6 – CaliforniaFIRST is an innovative partnership to receive upfront funding for energy and water efficiencyand to repay through your property taxes Click here for more info

A7 – HERO is an innovative partnership to receive upfront funding for energy and water efficiencyand to repay through your property taxes Click here for more info