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Mailing Address:
Sustainability Commission
P.O. Box 3707
Sunnyvale, CA 94088-3707

Contact Us:
    Policy Related Inquiries

    Sustainability Commission

    Operational Related Inquiries
City Staff in Environmental
    Services Dept.

Staff Liaison:
Environmental Services Dept.
(408) 730-7415

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Sustainability Commission

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held monthly beginning in January on the third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. typically in the West Conference Room at City Hall. If the third Monday is a City observed holiday, the meeting will be held on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in the West Conference Room.

Meeting agendas, reports and minutes will be available on InSite, the City's Agenda Management System.


This seven-member commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council to provide expertise on major policy areas related to the environmental sustainability goals of the Climate Action Plan (CAP) and General Plan. Specific duties include:

  • Advise Council on policy issues addressing sustainability goals.
  • Advise Council on how to strategically accelerate Sunnyvale's progress towards sustainability and recommend priorities, in order to promote continued regional leadership in sustainability.
  • Periodically review policies governing specific practices, such as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction, water conservation, renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste reduction, and urban forestry. Illustrative examples include creation of infrastructure for low emission vehicles, habitat restoration and conservation, biodiversity preservation, and reduction of toxics in the waste stream.
  • Advise Council on ways to drive community awareness, education, and participation in best practices.
  • Review and make recommendations to Council on Federal, State and regional policies related to sustainability which impact Council’s goals and policies.


Current Members

  • Dan Hafeman
    Term Expires 2019
  • Petya Kisyova
    Term Expires 2018
  • Bruce Paton, Chair
    Term Expires 2017
  • Amit Srivastava, Vice Chair 
    Term Expires 2018
  • Steven Zornetzer
    Term Expires 2020
  • Kristel Wickham
    Term Expires 2020
  • Vacant
    Term Expires 2017

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