Environmental Sustainability Task Force 2

The Environmental Sustainability Task Force 2 (ESTF-2) was a Council Advisory Body of appointed community members who live or work in Mountain View that ran from September 2017 to June 2018.

The objectives of the ESTF-2 included helping the City meet its climate goals through (1) evaluating whether current City sustainability plans and goals should be modified based on new technologies and processes for addressing climate change, and (2) extending the capacity of City sustainability staff in the areas of residential and business outreach and regional collaboration and advocacy.

Final Report

ESTF-2 developed 36 recommendations for specific actions the City can take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the areas of transportation, buildings and land use, circular economy and waste, outreach, regional collaboration, and legislative advocacy, and measurement and metrics.

Full Report (38 MB)

Full Report - compressed size (7 MB)

Executive Summary (5 MB)


ESTF-2 held general meetings on the first Thursday of each month, with additional meetings scheduled as needed, from September 2017 through June 2018. Following were the meeting dates:

  • September 28, 2017
  • October 5
  • November 2, 16
  • December 7
  • January 4, 2018
  • February 1
  • March 1
  • April 5, 19
  • May 3, 10, 17, 24, 29
  • June 7, 13, 26 (Study Session)

Unless otherwise noted, meetings were held at 6:30pm in the following location:

City Hall, 2nd Floor Council Chambers

500 Castro St

Mountain View, CA 94041

Community Input Events

As part of developing its recommendations for the City Council, ESTF-2 held and attended meetings and events to solicit feedback from the community, as follows:

  • Community Brainstorm Meeting – January 31, 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Arbor Day – March 10, 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Fenwick & West Earth Day – April 18, 11:00am-2:00pm
  • Google Earth Day – April 18, 10:00am-4:00pm
  • NASA Earth Day – April 18, 11:00am-2:00pm
  • Spring Family Parade – April 21, 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Farmer’s Market – April 22 and May 20, 9:00am-1:00pm
  • Community Input Meeting – April 30, 2018 7:00pm-9:30pm


View meeting Agendas and Minutes here.


View the ESTF-2 Roster here.

Additional Info

For more information, email Sustainability@MountainView.gov