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Sustainable City Commission

The eleven member Sustainable City Commission advises the City Council on environmental issues such as buildings and neighborhoods, urban nature, transportation, water, energy, waste reduction and eco products and services, and is responsible for creating a Sustainable City action plan. View the Sustainable City Commission Enacting Ordinance.

The Sustainable City Commission meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month at 4:00 pm in the City Council Chambers and are open to the public.

City Hall is located at 333 W. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802. There are multiple ways to get to City Hall and members of the public are encouraged to be sustainable by walking, biking, carpooling or taking public transit.

Next Meeting

December 5, 2018

Presentations: Development Services’ Planning Bureau on the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan Vulnerability Assessment and strategy development.

Past Meetings

October 25, 2018

Presentations: Mayor's Office on the Green Airport Policy, Public Works on the Breakwater Reconfiguration Plans, and Sustainability Staff on the 2019 Draft Work Plan.

July 26, 2018

Presentations: Fleet Services on their Green Fleet Program, Long Beach Transit on the Alternative Fuel Bus Program, and LB Sustainability Staff on the Ranchos Walk event.

June 28th, 2018

Presentations: Public Works on the Bicycle Master Plan and Mobility Programs, and Southern California Edison on the Clean Power and Electrification Pathway

May 24th, 2018

Presentations: Public Works on the Health of the Urban Forest, and Development Services Planning Bureau on the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

March 22nd, 2018

Theme: Community Resilience

Presentations: Aquarium of the Pacific on their Community Resilience Outreach, and The Trust for Public Land on the Green Alleys Program

January 25th, 2018

Presentations: Environmental Services Bureau on Waste Reduction Programs and Accomplishments, and Marcia Tolentino with the Residential GHG Reduction Workshop Presentation

December 6th, 2017

Theme: Climate Action

Presentations: Sustainability Staff on the Green Business Recognition for Maple Village Waldorf School, and Planning Bureau on the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan update

October 26th, 2017

Theme: Water Conservation

Presentations: LB Water on Conservation Metrics and Programs, Sustainability staff on the Draft 2018 Work Plan

September 28th, 2017

Sustainable City Commission Retreat: 2018 Sustainable City Workplan discussion

July 27th, 2017

Theme: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Presentations: Long Beach Fleet Services on their progress towards a Green Fleet, and a presentation on Energy Efficient Mortgages and other home efficiency financing options.

June 22nd, 2017

Theme: Community Choice Energy

Presentations: Long Beach Gas & Oil, Los Angeles Community Choice Energy, and South Bay Clean Power on the options for Community Choice Energy in Long Beach

May 25th, 2017

Theme: Multi-modal Transportation

Presentations: LB Transit about Efforts to Reduce Emissions and Public Works about Mobility Programs and Projects

March 23rd, 2017

Presentations: Environmental Services Bureau about the Environmentally Acceptable Food Packing Ordinance and Long Beach Gas & Oil about Current Oil and Gas Operations in Long Beach

February 23rd, 2017

Theme: Port of Long Beach

Presentations: Port of Long Beachabout the Clean Air Action Plan and On-Dock Rail

January 26th, 2017

Theme: Resilience

Presentations: Aquarium of the Pacific, CSULB Sustainability

Other Items: Climate Action and Adaptation Plan Update, EV Charger Giveaway Update

December 8th, 2016

Theme: Stormwater Treatment

Presentations: Stormwater Management Division

Other Items: EV Charger Giveaway Update, Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone Program