Resource Management and Climate Protection Committee

The Resource Management and Climate Protection Committee (RMCP) seats seven elected officials and representatives from each of the following six: energy, water utility, nonprofit, business/chamber of commerce, and environmental organization, for a total of 13 seats. Originally called the Utilities Sustainability Task Force (USTF), it developed a San Mateo County Energy Strategy for the county, which was adopted by every city in San Mateo County in 2009. The RMCP Committee provides information and recommendations to CMEQ and the C/CAG Board on items related to resource conservation and climate action. The Committee also tracks the progress of two main C/CAG programs, the San Mateo County Energy Watch (SMCEW) and the Regionally Integrated Climate Action Planning Suite (RICAPS). The Committee also seeks to integrate equity into resource conservation and climate actions, including: workforce development, access by constituents, and inclusion of community-based organizations.

The SMCEW, a Local Government Partnership between C/CAG and PG&E, implements energy-saving projects in multiple sectors countywide. RICAPS supports city efforts to develop, implement and track progress on climate action plan measures to reduce countywide greenhouse gas emissions. Both of these programs are further described at the following link: smcenergywatch.com.

The RMCP Committee meets on the third Wednesday of the month (as needed) throughout the year at 3:00 p.m., in either San Mateo at 155 Bovet Rd. or Redwood City at County Center, or virtually by Zoom meetings due to COVID-19. Please check agendas below for location details.


Time: 3:00 p.m. Location: San Mateo, Redwood City, or Virtually by Zoom. Please refer to Agenda.

Upcoming Meetings

2022 Meeting Dates: 2022 Meeting Dates

Refer to posted agendas, below, to confirm meeting dates and locations.

None at this time.

Past Meetings

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January 19, 2022 
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December 15, 2021 Meeting Canceled
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November 17, 2021 
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Presentations: SMCEW Update.vF, BAWSCA Update, PG&E CMEP - La Honda Microgrid
October 20, 2021 
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Presentations: 2021.10.20_RMCP BayREN Forum, BAWSCA 2021_1020_Francis_RMCP_Final, Electrification Study Update 102021, HMB Building Electrification RMCP 10.20.21, Water CCAG Carol Steinfeld(1), Menlo park Process and feedback on residential electrification
September 15, 2021 Meeting Canceled
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August 18, 2021 
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Presentations: Greywater-SanMateo, PowerGenWebinar_F2
July 21, 2021 
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Presentations: Alternative Water Re-Use, BAWSCA Roundtable & Drought, PG&E Wildfire Safety
June 16, 2021 - Canceled
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May 19, 2021 Meeting Canceled
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April 21, 2021 
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Presentations: Community GHG Inventories, Hydrogen Deployment Heavy Duty Vehicles, One Water Basics, Water Update and Conservation
March 17, 2021 
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Presentations: BAWSCA Presentation RMCP 031721, BayREN SF Case Studies, Orange Memorial Park Stromwater Capture, RegionalStormwater_RMCP_031721
February 17, 2021 
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Presentations: 2021.02 CCAG Reach Codes & Housing - RMCP, CCAG Electrification Pres 021721
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RMCP Roster: January 2022 RMCP Roster

Chair: Maryann Moise Derwin, Councilmember Portola Valley

Vice Chair: Doug Silverstein, Environment & Sustainability Lead, Thrive Alliance for Nonprofits

Staff Support: Kim Springer, kspringer@smcgov.org (650-599-1412)