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Name not shown inside District 5 July 30, 2020, 1:41 PM

What is your ZIP Code?
94947


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Probably wouldn’t


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Probably wouldn’t


Drive an electric vehicle
Already doing this


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Probably would


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Definitely would


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
Low priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
Moderate priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
Urgent priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Urgent priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
High priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
High priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
Urgent priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
Urgent priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Urgent priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Install solar panels at home
Definitely would


Install battery storage for solar panels
Probably would


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Definitely would


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Definitely would


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Definitely would


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Definitely would


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Definitely would


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
High priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
High priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Urgent priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Urgent priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
Urgent priority


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Definitely would


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already doing this, but want to do more


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Definitely wouldn’t


Install smart thermostats
Definitely wouldn’t


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
High priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
High priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
High priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
Urgent priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
Urgent priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
High priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Urgent priority


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this, but want to do more


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Definitely wouldn’t


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably would


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this, but want to do more


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Probably wouldn’t


Compost food waste
Already doing this


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Definitely would


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
Urgent priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
Urgent priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Low priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
Low priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Low priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
Moderate priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
High priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
High priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
High priority


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Probably would


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Probably would


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Probably would


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Probably would


Capture and utilize rainwater
Probably wouldn’t


Install a greywater system
Probably wouldn’t


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
Moderate priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
High priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
Moderate priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Not a priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
Low priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
Low priority


Plant trees in your yard
Definitely would


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Definitely would


Use compost in my garden
Definitely would


Engage in community reforestation projects
Probably would


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Probably would


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Probably would


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Moderate priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
Low priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Moderate priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
Moderate priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
Moderate priority

Name not shown outside Marin County Supervisorial Districts July 29, 2020, 11:59 AM

What is your ZIP Code?
94066


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Probably wouldn’t


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Probably wouldn’t


Drive an electric vehicle
Already doing this


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Already doing this


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Already doing this


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
Low priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
High priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
Urgent priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Urgent priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
Urgent priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
Urgent Priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
High priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
High priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Urgent priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
geographic barriers, such as hills and distance to transit locations


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
Require all county vehicles to be EV or Alt fuel, Require all new homes to be all-electric, require EV charging stations at every parking lot. Require all commercial building renovations to be all-electric, Require all new HVAC systems to run on zero GWP, phase out/eliminate all deisel fuel vehicles in county vehicles, and commercial businesses.


Install solar panels at home
Already did this


Install battery storage for solar panels
Definitely would


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Definitely would


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Already did this


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Already did this


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Definitely would


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Already did this


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
Urgent priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
High priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Urgent priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Urgent priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
Requre PV and battery storage for all new building construction


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Already did this


Install smart thermostats
Already did this


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
Urgent priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
Urgent priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
Urgent priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
Urgent priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
Urgent priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
Urgent priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
provide carbon offsets for sale to subsidize/incentivize insulating low income household homes, provide PV for these same homes,


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Already doing this, but want to do more


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Already doing this


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
Urgent priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Urgent priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
Urgent priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Urgent priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
Urgent priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
Urgent priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up waste reduction?
Require manufacturers to have packaging takeback programs.


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Already doing this


Capture and utilize rainwater
Already doing this


Install a greywater system
Definitely would


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
Urgent priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
Urgent priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
Urgent priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Urgent priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
Urgent priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up water conservation?
fines for water waste above the cost of the amount waste.


Plant trees in your yard
Probably would


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Definitely would


Use compost in my garden
Already doing this


Engage in community reforestation projects
Definitely would


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Probably would


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Already doing this


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Urgent priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
Urgent priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Urgent priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
Urgent priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up carbon sequestration?
capture landfill gas, explore methane release tracking from leaking pipes, education about indoor air pollution from gas stoves, leaking furnaces,

Name not shown inside District 2 July 29, 2020, 9:14 AM

What is your ZIP Code?
94930


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Already doing this, but want to do more


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Definitely would


Drive an electric vehicle
Definitely would


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Probably would


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Probably would


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
High priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
Urgent priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
High priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Moderate priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
High priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
High priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
Moderate priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
High priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Moderate priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
High priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
Need safer And increased numbers of bike paths that are connected


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
More protected bike lanes, pathways and dedicated non vehicle Spaces to decrease car use and increase bike and walking


Install solar panels at home
Probably would


Install battery storage for solar panels
Definitely would


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Probably would


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Probably would


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Probably would


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Probably wouldn’t


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Already did this


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
High priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
High priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
High priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Moderate priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
High priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Low priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Moderate priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
High priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
Installing solar panels and battery packs are cost prohibitive. Offer tax credits and rebates to help offset the cost of installation. I would install right away if so.


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Already did this


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already did this


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Already doing this, but want to do more


Install smart thermostats
Already did this


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
High priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
Urgent priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
High priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
High priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
High priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
Moderate priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Moderate priority


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this, but want to do more


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Probably would


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably would


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this, but want to do more


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this


Compost food waste
Already doing this


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
Moderate priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
High priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
High priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
Moderate priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
High priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
High priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
High priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
High priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up waste reduction?
Many multi unit and apartment complexes don’t sort for compost. This should definitely be implemented. Same with grocery stores and restaurants. They should be required to sort their green and other waste.


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Probably would


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Already doing this, but want to do more


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Already doing this, but want to do more


Capture and utilize rainwater
Probably wouldn’t


Install a greywater system
Probably would


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
High priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
High priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
High priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
High priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
Moderate priority


Plant trees in your yard
Already did this


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Already did this


Use compost in my garden
Probably would


Engage in community reforestation projects
Definitely would


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Probably wouldn’t


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Already doing this, but want to do more


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
High priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
High priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
High priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
High priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
High priority

Name not shown outside Marin County Supervisorial Districts July 28, 2020, 8:06 PM

What is your ZIP Code?
94960


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Probably wouldn’t


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Probably wouldn’t


Drive an electric vehicle
Definitely would


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Already doing this


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Already doing this, but want to do more


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
Moderate priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
High priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
High priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Low priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
High priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
Low priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
High priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
Moderate priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
High priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
bus schedules are poor and unreliable. I used the bus in San Francisco because it was frequent and inexpensive for seniors. I need a fully autonomous electric vehicle, like a Tesla. Biking was fine when I was younger than 70, but balance, remote home, and strength don't encourage long distances or in dangerous routes. The bus route was removed from San Domenico/Butterfield, but it was too infrequent anyway. Lyft and Uber are expensive and sometimes unreliable.


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
We are switching to online ordering and delivery to our home. Encouraging/requiring delivery vehicles to be EVs or at least hybrids would be a big help. I'm getting too old to drive safely, until a fully autonomous vehicle is available, and even then, I'll probably not upgrade from my Prius.


Install solar panels at home
Already did this


Install battery storage for solar panels
Already did this


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Already did this


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Already did this


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Definitely would


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Definitely would


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Definitely would


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
High priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
Low priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
High priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Urgent priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Moderate priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
my new ADU will be all-electric, zero net energy, highly insulated. Our current residence is solar electric, generating excess electricity.


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Already did this


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already doing this, but want to do more


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Probably wouldn’t


Install smart thermostats
Definitely wouldn’t


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
High priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
Urgent priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
High priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
Urgent priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
Moderate priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
Low priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Low priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
incentives like lower tax rate, rebates, carbon tax on fossil fuel combustion.


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this, but want to do more


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Probably wouldn’t


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably wouldn’t


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this, but want to do more


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this, but want to do more


Compost food waste
Already doing this, but want to do more


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Definitely would


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
High priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
High priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Urgent priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
Moderate priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Low priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
Moderate priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
High priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
Low priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up waste reduction?
work with local markets and online companies, like Amazon, and stores to require suppliers to use less packaging and take back used packaging at subsequent deliveries, use recyclable materials (e.g., starch- or plant-based packaging and "peanuts" that can be composted (instead of plastic or styrofoam), continue to require restaurants and take-out containers to be biodegradable/compostable.


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already did this


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Already doing this


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Already did this


Capture and utilize rainwater
Probably wouldn’t


Install a greywater system
Definitely wouldn’t


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
High priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
Moderate priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
High priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
High priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
Low priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
Low priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up water conservation?
investigate and support greater recycling of wastewater using technology to purify with low energy consumption; investigate and support desalination plants to supply irrigation and/or drinking water; investigate and construct underground/covered reservoirs to collect rainwater for use in dry season.


Plant trees in your yard
Already doing this, but want to do more


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Already doing this, but want to do more


Use compost in my garden
Already doing this, but want to do more


Engage in community reforestation projects
Probably wouldn’t


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Definitely would


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Already doing this, but want to do more


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
High priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
Moderate priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
High priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
High priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
Urgent priority

Dale Miller inside District 1 July 28, 2020, 2:32 PM

What is your ZIP Code?
94903


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Definitely wouldn’t


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Definitely wouldn’t


Drive an electric vehicle
Already doing this


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Already doing this


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Already doing this


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
Low priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
Low priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
Moderate priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Low priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
Urgent priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
Moderate priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
Urgent priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
Not a priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Urgent priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
I switched to zero carbon transportation 9 years ago. There are no barriers to me continuing to use zero carbon transportation.


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
The County goal should be zero carbon transportation. Not just low carbon transportation. Prohibit the sale of NEW gas & diesel passenger cars in Marin beginning Jan 1, 2022. This gives companies selling new cars in Marin time to sell their inventory of fossil fuel cars. Expand the prohibition to all light duty vehicles on Jan 1, 2025. By then multiple models of pickups will be available in Marin. The average life of cars is now about 12 years. When the sale of new gas cars is stopped, the gas cars purchased before that date will still be spewing GHGs and pollution for more than a decade. Not adding new gas cars to the roads in Marin will help to meet the GHG reduction goals for 2030. The County should require all diesel school and transit buses to be replaced with electric buses. No new diesel buses should be permitted.



Install solar panels at home
Already did this


Install battery storage for solar panels
Already did this


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Already did this


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Already did this


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Already did this


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Probably wouldn’t


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Probably wouldn’t


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
Urgent priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
Low priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
Low priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Urgent priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Not a priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
Not a priority


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Already did this


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already did this


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Definitely wouldn’t


Install smart thermostats
Already did this


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
Urgent priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
Low priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
Moderate priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
Moderate priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
Moderate priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
Not a priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Not a priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
The County should be focusing on replacing fossil fuel using equipment with electric equipment. That is currently more important than efficiency. The County can provide information on efficiency to help residents and businesses save money, but the primary focus should be on eliminating fossil fuel using equipment.


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Already doing this


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably wouldn’t


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this


Compost food waste
Already doing this


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
Moderate priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
Moderate priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Not a priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
Low priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Not a priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
Low priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
High priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
Low priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
High priority


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already did this


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Already doing this


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Already did this


Capture and utilize rainwater
Definitely wouldn’t


Install a greywater system
Definitely wouldn’t


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
Low priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
Not a priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
High priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
Moderate priority


Plant trees in your yard
Definitely wouldn’t


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Already did this


Use compost in my garden
Already doing this


Engage in community reforestation projects
Definitely wouldn’t


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Definitely wouldn’t


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Probably would


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Moderate priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
Moderate priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Not a priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
Not a priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
Not a priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up carbon sequestration?
Carbon sequestration can be far more effective if the sources of GHGs are eliminated.


Do you have any other ideas for the Climate Action Plan you would like to share with the County?
The 2019 Electric Power Generation Mix chart sent out by MCE on June 24, 2020 indicated that electric power generation is GHG-free, therefore promoting efficiency of electricity use does not help to reduce GHGs, it only helps consumers to save money. The County focus should be on eliminating use of natural gas and abandoning the natural gas pipeline infrastructure as well as eliminating use of fossil fuel burning vehicles.

Mike Samuels inside District 1 July 28, 2020, 10:38 AM

What is your ZIP Code?
94903


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Already doing this, but want to do more


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Already doing this, but want to do more


Drive an electric vehicle
Already doing this


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Probably would


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Definitely would


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
High priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
Urgent priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
High priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Moderate priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
High priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
Moderate priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
Low priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
Moderate priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Urgent priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Moderate priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
More safer Bike routes.


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
Encourage bike (especially electric) and walking use for short trips. Start kids early, e.g. bike to school day.



Install solar panels at home
Probably would


Install battery storage for solar panels
Probably would


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Probably wouldn’t


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Probably wouldn’t


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Probably would


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Probably wouldn’t


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Definitely would


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
High priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
Moderate priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Moderate priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Moderate priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
Low priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Not a priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Low priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Moderate priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
Questions are hard to answer because not sure if electricity is cheaper and more eco friendly than gas.


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Definitely would


Switch to LED light bulbs
Definitely would


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Probably wouldn’t


Install smart thermostats
Already did this


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
Moderate priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
High priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
High priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
High priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
Moderate priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
Moderate priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Moderate priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
Most of the above, but would need to know cost/benefit analysis of upgrades, especially to remodels.


Buy less stuff.
Probably wouldn’t


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Probably would


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably wouldn’t


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this, but want to do more


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this, but want to do more


Compost food waste
Already doing this, but want to do more


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
High priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
Moderate priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Moderate priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
High priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Moderate priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
Moderate priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
High priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
High priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
Urgent priority


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already did this


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Probably would


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Already doing this, but want to do more


Capture and utilize rainwater
Probably wouldn’t


Install a greywater system
Probably wouldn’t


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
High priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
High priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
High priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
High priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
High priority


Plant trees in your yard
Probably would


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Probably would


Use compost in my garden
Probably would


Engage in community reforestation projects
Definitely would


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Probably would


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Already doing this


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Moderate priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
High priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Low priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
High priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
High priority

Name not shown inside District 3 July 27, 2020, 7:39 PM

What is your ZIP Code?
94920


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Probably wouldn’t


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Probably wouldn’t


Drive an electric vehicle
Definitely would


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Definitely would


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Probably would


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
Not a priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
Moderate priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
Moderate priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Low priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
High priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
Moderate priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
Moderate priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
Low priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Low priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Low priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
I hate to ride next to car traffic, so bike lanes are a must, especially for functional biking for local errands. Bikers with kids or groceries in tow would need more room and space to ride more slowly. I love the smart train concept but it does not easily hook up to endpoints. Instead we have highway 101 cars running through the county.


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
Tax gasoline. Tax SUVs. SUVs are less efficient, cause more traffic congestion, and wear on roads more than smaller cars.


Install solar panels at home
Already did this


Install battery storage for solar panels
Definitely would


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Already did this


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Already did this


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Probably would


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Already did this


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Already did this


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
High priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
Moderate priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
High priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Moderate priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Low priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Low priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
Make a map showing percentage in your neighborhood with solar and how much electricity comes from it. Support microgrids and local community awareness of energy use. Make it easier to purchase green appliances-these should be basic accessible models instead of luxury buys. Show which businesses are using renewable energy.


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Probably would


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already doing this, but want to do more


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Already doing this, but want to do more


Install smart thermostats
Already did this


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
Moderate priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
Moderate priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
High priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
Urgent priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
Moderate priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
Moderate priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Moderate priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
Best to stop building! Require occupancy for existing business buildings. Require zero/low carbon use in new construction. Encourage improved carbon footprint for renovation. Stop new residential construction too; repurpose existing structures.


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this, but want to do more


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Already doing this, but want to do more


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably would


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this, but want to do more


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this, but want to do more


Compost food waste
Already doing this, but want to do more


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
High priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
Moderate priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Urgent priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
Moderate priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
High priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
Urgent priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
Moderate priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
Low priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up waste reduction?
Quarterly recycling tours are difficult because of the pandemic. Put the tour, info, and even more FAQ online. Clamshells, numbers on plastics, food on aluminum foil, top half of pizza box, plastic bag bins at grocer? Review composting methods especially ones that require least effort/equipment. Continue food rescue from farms, groceries, restaurants to where it is needed. Why do we make so many organizations fill the gaps in supporting those in need. More venues for sorting our junk to people who could use it. More requirements for business to take back waste or pay for recycling.



Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Probably wouldn’t


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Already doing this, but want to do more


Capture and utilize rainwater
Definitely would


Install a greywater system
Definitely would


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
Moderate priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
High priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
Urgent priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
Low priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
Low priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up water conservation?
When we remodeled a bathroom years ago we were unable to find a greywater or a useful on-demand heater. It needs to be easy. Strict requirements for new, improvements encouraged for remodels, new installations in existing facilities based on impact. Strict requirements for larger businesses.


Plant trees in your yard
Probably wouldn’t


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Already doing this, but want to do more


Use compost in my garden
Probably wouldn’t


Engage in community reforestation projects
Probably would


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Definitely would


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Probably wouldn’t


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Low priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
Not a priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Moderate priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
Urgent priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
Low priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up carbon sequestration?
Eat less meat! Managing manure is not as good as less manure. Planting trees is not necessarily helping. Reforestation sounds more promising. Regenerative farming great.


Do you have any other ideas for the Climate Action Plan you would like to share with the County?
Stop plastic bag and plastic straw use. Share community successes. Encourage voting. Make business and finance accountable. Streamline any process for greening homes or offices. Make standards uniform throughout Marin instead if by township building dept. Marin Drawdown site is great - I’m proud to live where people are acting on this, as I catch up on educating myself about the climate crisis. Thank you.

Name not shown inside District 2 July 27, 2020, 7:07 PM

What is your ZIP Code?
94904


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Probably wouldn’t


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Probably would


Drive an electric vehicle
Probably would


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Probably would


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Already doing this


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
Moderate priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
Moderate priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
High priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Moderate priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
High priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
Moderate priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
High priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
High priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Moderate priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Moderate priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
Live at the top of a ridge. Bicycling for exercise works; for shopping not so much. Occasionally walk to store, but limited carrying capacity.


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
Shared electric vehicles in neighborhoods. More parking charges in all shopping areas, with credits for electric/hydrogen vehicles.


Install solar panels at home
Probably would


Install battery storage for solar panels
Probably would


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Probably would


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Already did this


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Probably would


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Probably would


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Already did this


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
Moderate priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
Moderate priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Moderate priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
High priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
High priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Moderate priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Moderate priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Low priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
Restrict/eliminate sales of high emissions appliances (state policy)
Green the gas supply.


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Probably would


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already doing this, but want to do more


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Probably wouldn’t


Install smart thermostats
Probably would


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
Moderate priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
Moderate priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
Moderate priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
Moderate priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
High priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
Low priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Low priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
Low-income energy retrofit program through MCE.


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this, but want to do more


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Probably would


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably would


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this


Compost food waste
Probably would


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
Moderate priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
Low priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Low priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
Moderate priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Low priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
High priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
Moderate priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
Low priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
Moderate priority


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Already doing this


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Already did this


Capture and utilize rainwater
Probably would


Install a greywater system
Probably would


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
Moderate priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
Moderate priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
High priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
Moderate priority


Plant trees in your yard
Probably would


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Probably would


Use compost in my garden
Probably would


Engage in community reforestation projects
Probably wouldn’t


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Probably wouldn’t


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Probably wouldn’t


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Moderate priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
Moderate priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Moderate priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
Moderate priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
High priority

Name not shown outside Marin County Supervisorial Districts July 27, 2020, 4:47 PM

What is your ZIP Code?
94937


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Definitely wouldn’t


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Definitely wouldn’t


Drive an electric vehicle
Already doing this


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Already doing this


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Already doing this


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
High priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
High priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
High priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
Urgent priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
Urgent priority


Install more EV chargers at County-owned parking lots
Urgent Priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
Urgent priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
Urgent priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
Moderate priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
Urgent priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
live at end of road on very steep hill - several miles to anywhere and no sidewalks either.


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
Focus on where the biggest potential growth is and put great electrified public transit there; make EV chargers ubiquitous


Install solar panels at home
Probably wouldn’t


Install battery storage for solar panels
Probably wouldn’t


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Probably would


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Already did this


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Probably wouldn’t


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Probably wouldn’t


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Already did this


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
High priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
High priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
Urgent priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
Moderate priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
Moderate priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
High priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Moderate priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
It is a little one - need to have easier ways of finding out what is feasible in particular homes - will wind,
fog, et cetera make solar impractical?


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Already did this


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already did this


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Already doing this, but want to do more


Install smart thermostats
Already did this


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
High priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
Moderate priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
Urgent priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
Urgent priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
High priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
High priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Moderate priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
I can't answer these questions rationally when I don't know the potential savings estimates for each program.


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this, but want to do more


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Already doing this, but want to do more


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Probably would


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this, but want to do more


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this, but want to do more


Compost food waste
Already doing this


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
High priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
Moderate priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
High priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
High priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Urgent priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
Urgent priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
Urgent priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
Urgent priority


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already did this


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Already doing this, but want to do more


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Already did this


Capture and utilize rainwater
Probably wouldn’t


Install a greywater system
Probably wouldn’t


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
Moderate priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
Urgent priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
Urgent priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Urgent priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
High priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up water conservation?
Make rain water capture for landscape irrigation easier and less risky through education,
purchasing programs--maybe even work teams like the old federally funded programs in the 1970s/80s to make homes
more efficient.


Plant trees in your yard
Already doing this, but want to do more


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Already doing this, but want to do more


Use compost in my garden
Already doing this, but want to do more


Engage in community reforestation projects
Probably would


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Definitely would


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Probably would


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Moderate priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
High priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Moderate priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
Moderate priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up carbon sequestration?
I am never sure if carbon farming if for real - give us good data not produced by interested parties.

Lucinda Otto inside District 2 July 27, 2020, 3:52 PM

What is your ZIP Code?
94901


Walk, bike or take public transportation when shopping or running errands for a majority of trips
Probably would


Walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to work and/or school most of the time
Probably wouldn’t


Drive an electric vehicle
Probably would


Install an electric vehicle charger at my home or business
Probably would


Use electric landscape equipment rather than gasoline-powered equipment (such as leaf blowers or lawn mowers)
Already doing this


Install more pedestrian pathways and sidewalks
Moderate priority


Install more bike lanes and bike paths
Moderate priority


Require businesses to provide employees with incentives to walk, bike, carpool, take public transportation, or drive an EV to work
Low priority


Work with regional transit agencies to improve and/or expand bus and train service
High priority


Purchase more electric vehicles for the County fleet
Moderate priority


Increase requirements for new and substantially remodeled multi-family and commercial properties to install EV chargers
Moderate priority


Require new and remodeled gas stations to provide EV fast chargers and/or hydrogen fueling stations.
High priority


Ban gas-powered leaf blowers and landscape equipment
High priority


Replace gas-powered landscape equipment used for County facilities and parks with electric alternatives
High priority


What barriers do you face when it comes to switching to low-carbon transportation? This could include barriers such as time, cost, or physical access like unsafe bicycling conditions, distance to a bus stop, etc.
I walk and bike from my home to amenities quite a bit, but my work as a realtor involves driving all over the county. Biking or public transit is not realistic. If anything I would switch to an EV car.


What’s your big idea to ramp up low carbon transportation?
Close certain streets to provide car-free bike routes to schools for kids.


Install solar panels at home
Probably would


Install battery storage for solar panels
Definitely would


Replace gas stove with an induction stove
Probably wouldn’t


Replace gas clothes dryer with an electric version
Probably would


Replace gas hot water heater with an electric heat pump water heater
Definitely would


Replace a gas home heating system with an electric one, like a mini split or central air source heat pump
Definitely would


Opt up to 100% renewable electricity through your electricity provider (such as MCE Deep Green or PG&E Local Sol)
Already did this


Install solar energy and battery storage systems at County facilities
High priority


Require solar carports in parking lots
High priority


Require all new residential buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
High priority


Require all new commercial buildings to be all-electric (no natural gas or propane).
High priority


Continue to provide rebates for replacing gas appliances and heating systems with efficient electric alternatives
Urgent priority


Require homeowners to install electric appliances at time of appliance replacement
High priority


Replace gas appliance and heating systems in County buildings with electric alternatives
Low priority


Explore opportunities for local pumped hydro energy storage
Low priority


Continue to purchase MCE Deep Green 100% renewable electricity for all County facilities
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up renewable energy and electrification?
The rebate program is wonderful and should be expanded. People need more information about how gas combustion impacts indoor air quality. It will be very hard to make people give up gas stoves. Maybe focus on everything else, and requiring all electric in new construction. Does this mean that gas fireplaces will be outlawed along with wood-burning fireplaces?


Make home energy efficiency upgrades such as improved insulation, duct sealing, and new windows
Definitely would


Switch to LED light bulbs
Already did this


Unplug appliances and electronics when not in use
Already doing this, but want to do more


Install smart thermostats
Already did this


Continue to retrofit County facilities to make them more energy efficient
Moderate priority


Provide additional incentives for energy efficiency projects
High priority


Continue to require new homes to be more energy efficient than required by State law
High priority


Continue to require new commercial buildings to be more energy-efficient than required by State law
High priority


Require increases in energy efficiency at time of building remodel
Urgent priority


Require energy audits at time of sale
High priority


Require energy audits and energy efficiency retrofits at time of sale
Low priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up energy efficiency?
Adding energy efficiency requirements to remodels or retrofits is a good idea. There are already so many requirements (ie sewer lateral, fire inspection, low flow toilets, carbon monoxide detectors, water heaters, etc. etc.) at time of sale that requiring retrofits is too much, but I think energy audits are a great idea so buyers know what they are getting and can compare different properties in an "apples to apples" way - like you can in Europe.


Buy less stuff.
Already doing this, but want to do more


Limit online shopping to items that are not locally available
Definitely would


Shop at reuse facilities like thrift and hardware reuse stores
Definitely would


Prevent food waste by buying only what my family and I will eat
Already doing this, but want to do more


Donate used items before throwing them in the trash
Already doing this, but want to do more


Compost food waste
Already doing this, but want to do more


Refuse single-use plastics and bring my own reusable bags and food/drink containers
Already doing this, but want to do more


Ban single-use food service items and encourage reusable alternatives
Urgent priority


Require residents to compost food waste at home or in the green can
High priority


Encourage state laws that require businesses to take back packaging
Low priority


Develop local lending libraries to support shared ownership of tools and other low-use goods.
High priority


Require historic buildings to be deconstructed and reused rather than demolished and landfilled
Moderate priority


Adopt building code amendments that set standards for the lifecycle/embodied emissions of building materials (building on existing low carbon concrete standards)
Low priority


Reduce waste at County facilities, such as by updating green purchasing policies and improving waste sorting.
High priority


Install more recycling and composting cans in public places
High priority


Educate the public on how to properly sort compostable and recyclable items
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up waste reduction?
Reduce the use of single-use products and online purchasing that uses a lot of packaging and fossil fuels for delivery. We have to be careful about putting extra demands on businesses who will be struggling as we come out of COVID 19.


Install low-flow toilets, shower heads and faucets
Already did this


Install water-efficient appliances such as clothes washers and dishwashers
Already did this


Practice water-efficient behavior, such as taking shorter showers and turning off faucets when washing
Already doing this, but want to do more


Replace lawn with drought tolerant and low water use plants
Probably would


Capture and utilize rainwater
Probably would


Install a greywater system
Probably would


Provide more incentives for water-efficient appliances, fixtures and landscapes for residents and businesses
High priority


Provide incentives for and remove barriers to residential greywater and rainwater storage systems
Urgent priority


Require purple pipe (recycled water) in all new developments
Moderate priority


Replace lawn landscapes at County facilities and parks with drought tolerant and low water use plants, where appropriate
Moderate priority


Install water-efficient toilets and faucets at County facilities beyond state requirements
High priority


Install water-efficient landscaping at County facilities beyond state requirements
High priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up water conservation?
Make it easy for everyone to use recycled water for landscaping. This should be common practice. Many homeowners have old wells on their property and don't know how to use them. Develop a rebate program for making these functional for landscaping and maybe even drinking water if it's safe.



Plant trees in your yard
Already doing this, but want to do more


Complete home hardening activities as recommended by Fire Safe Marin to protect my home and existing vegetation from wildfires
Already doing this, but want to do more


Use compost in my garden
Already doing this, but want to do more


Engage in community reforestation projects
Probably would


Pay an additional fee (1% of total bill, for example) when dining out at participating restaurants to support carbon farm projects in Marin County
Definitely would


Purchase local food and shop at farmers markers for most of my groceries
Already doing this, but want to do more


Apply compost to County-owned landscapes to support carbon sequestration
Urgent priority


Develop a plan to plant more trees on County-owned properties
High priority


Work to develop carbon sequestration labeling for local producers who develop and implement carbon farm plans
Urgent priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to practice carbon farming
Urgent priority


Incentivize farmers and ranchers in Marin County to manage manure in ways that reduce methane emissions
Urgent priority


What’s your big idea to ramp up carbon sequestration?
Create more community gardens. Support businesses/farmers and celebrate them for developing and implementing plans. Create a way for people to get back some of the finished compost from the green waste composting program for use in their own gardens, even if we have to buy it back at some nominal price.


Do you have any other ideas for the Climate Action Plan you would like to share with the County?
Good job Marin County! Keep going! I am proud to be a Marin Green Business!