Environmental Sustainability Task Force 2

The Environmental Sustainability Task Force 2 (ESTF-2) is a Council Advisory Body of 28 appointed community members who live or work in Mountain View.

The objectives of the ESTF-2 include 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 has 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 holds general meetings on the first Thursday of each month, with additional meetings scheduled as needed, from September 2017 through June 2018. Following is the meeting schedule:

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

Unless otherwise noted, meetings are 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 holds and attends 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.


The current ESTF-2 work plan can be found HERE.

Additional Info

For more information, email Sustainability@MountainView.gov