Environmental Quality Committee

About the Committee

Established March 3, 2008 by Resolution 2008-13, the Environmental Quality Committee (or EQC) is a Council-appointed body of residents and businesses who work to involve the community directly in understanding and reducing our impact on the environment.

What does the EQC do?

EQC members are currently working to:
  • Act as ambassadors for citywide environmental quality efforts
  • Review requests for policies pertaining to the environment
  • Develop programs to reduce citywide environmental impacts
  • Educate and involve residents in City environmental programs and activities
  • Involve more members of the community in order to expand the range of areas where the Committee can promote environmental quality

Enabling Legislation

Resolution 2008-13

EQC Projects

Get Involved

EQC meets every 2nd Tuesday, 7 PM, City Council Chambers-City Hall

Meetings are open to the public. Please attend if you want to learn more about EQC and City environmental activities, have an idea or an issue that you would like to address, or to express interest in joining the Committee as a Council-appointed member or as a volunteer.

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Mark Miner, Chair
Rebecca Milliken, Vice-Chair
Howdy Goudey
Allison Kittleson
Rebecca Miller
Sean O'Conner
Paloma Pavel
Jeff Sobul
Renee Solari
Ellen Spitalnik
Neil Tsutsui
Dave Weinstein

Council Liaison

Rochelle Pardue-Okimoto

Staff Liaison

Will Provost, Environmental Analyst
Email staff liaison

Regular and Special Meetings

Regular Meetings of the Environmental Quality Committee occur at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month
Council Chambers City Hall - 10890 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito.

Regular Meetings and Special Meetings are periodically subject to change or cancellation. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to the agenda, visit the City's Calendar of Events, or contact the staff liaison (details above).


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To receive email notification of upcoming meetings, agendas, reports, and minutes, please contact Staff Liaison Will Provost.