Special Projects Manager (Consulting Planner, M-Group)
Special Projects Manager Heather Hines’ background is in urban planning and historic preservation, including over twenty years experience as a planning professional in Utah, Washington, and California. Heather has worked in the City of Petaluma since early 2010, progressing from her initial position as Senior Planner to later roles as Planning Manager and Interim Community Development Director. Heather’s planning portfolio includes both long-range and current planning projects in preservation and adaptive reuse, downtown infill, rezonings, general plan amendments, large residential subdivisions, as well as development of historic district guidelines, affordable housing strategies, and zoning code updates. Heather has also worked extensively with neighbourhood and community groups to help them navigate and participate in the planning process.