This position will report to and collaborate with the Comprehensive Planning Coordinator; as well as, supervise the Comprehensive Planner I position. Primary duties associated with this position are as follows:
Comprehensive Plan Policy: Coordinate full document updates to the City’s Comprehensive Plan (approximately every 5 years) along with more specific amendments as deemed necessary. Review comprehensive plan for consistency with City Council policy direction and state code requirements. Review development applications and proposals for consistency with Comprehensive Plan policy.
Area Planning Policy: Maintain and update Strategic Growth Area (SGA) and other area plans and guidelines.
Development Review: Evaluate and determine consistency of various development items with the comprehensive plan and relevant area plans/guidelines.
Public Outreach and Input: Provide new ways for the public to provide input on proposed planning policies under consideration by the Planning Commission and City Council. Compile and make presentations to a variety of civic and professional organizations.
Written and Verbal Communication: Provide written and verbal information to internal and external groups; assist with the facilitation of public meetings; develop written reports, meeting summaries, and briefings related to planning and development for Strategic Growth Areas.
Construction Document Review: Assist in the review of development-related applications, plans and proposals for compliance with City Code and policies relating to development in the Strategic Growth Areas as well as consistency with Strategic Growth Area long range plans.
Boards and Commissions: Represent the Planning Department to staff, boards, commissions, Council, and public and present reports, staff recommendations, and other findings.
Interagency Support: Participate in various city/state/regional/federal level working groups related to Comprehensive, Area, or Transportation Planning.
Transportation Planning: Assist and provide input to the Comprehensive Planning Coordinator with Transportation Planning activities as deemed necessary.