1/25/2018 City of Mountain View Media Release City of Mountain View
Office of the City Manager
500 Castro St., 3rd Floor
Mountain View, CA 94039

MEDIA RELEASE 01252018-1
Subject :

Public Input Sought for Easing Environmental Impacts of Growing Mountain View
Contact : Steve Attinger
Environmental Sustainability Coordinator
(650) 903-6602

(Mountain View, Calif.)—The City of Mountain View’s Environmental and Sustainability Task Force (ESTF) is looking for public input on how to ease the environmental impact of the growing community. With recent approvals of development plans that may quickly increase the overall housing supply and even more housing proposals on the way, Mountain View has the potential to grow as much as 35 percent in the next 12 years. Members of the public are encouraged to bring their innovative ideas to City Hall (500 Castro St., Plaza Conference Room) on Wednesday, January 31 from 6:30–8:30 p.m.

At a current population of almost 80,000, the ESTF projects that the City of Mountain View may grow to more than 100,000 within the next decade based on increased housing supply plans. To address potential environmental impacts, the City formed its second ESTF in 2017 to analyze current sustainability efforts and make recommendations to Council about how Mountain View can achieve its carbon reduction goals for 2020, 2025 and 2030. The Task Force is seeking innovative and actionable ideas from the community to improve environmental sustainability and reduce carbon emissions in the City.

The event is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school, owns a business, or is otherwise significantly connected to Mountain View. Light refreshments, as well as Spanish, Russian and Mandarin translation, will be provided. For more information, visit www.MountainView.gov/TaskForceForum.

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Alternate Contact(s):
Shonda Ranson, Communications Coordinator
(650) 903-6302, SRanson@mountainview.gov