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File #: ACT 20-029   
Section: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
Meeting Body: Council Sustainability Committee
Agenda Date: 3/9/2020 Final action:
Subject: Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goals: Review and Recommend to Council the Proposed Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals to be Included in the General Plan
Attachments: 1. Attachment I Staff Report, 2. Attachment II StopWaste Letter of Support
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DATE:                     March 9, 2020

 

TO:                     Council Sustainability Committee

 

FROM:                     Director of Public Works

                     Development Services Director

 

SUBJECT

 

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goals: Review and Recommend to Council the Proposed Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals to be Included in the General Plan

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Council Sustainability Committee reviews the Proposed Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals to be included in the General Plan and makes a recommendation to Council.

 

SUMMARY

 

Hayward currently has goals for reducing GHG emissions with specific targets for 2020, 2040, and 2050. This report provides recommended GHG reduction goals for 2025 and 2030 and a carbon neutrality goal for 2045, revised based on input from the Planning Commission. This report also presents some of the actions that will be necessary to achieve the new goals as well as potential challenges related to review of new development projects.

 

ATTACHMENTS

Attachment I                                          Staff Report

Attachment II                                          StopWaste Letter of Support