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Project Manager Development

Seattle, Washington, United States
April 19, 2012
Contact Info:

Jeffrey D. Mann, AICP

***** **** *** ****

Puyallup, WA 98373

(575) ***-****

Land Development Manager


Twenty-seven years of experience as a land use planner, environmental consultant and senior project manager in the private sector in Washington State. Specializing in developing and facilitating the entitlement of complex land use projects including master planned communities, multi-family apartment developments, shoreline projects, surface mining operations, environmental impact statements, comprehensive land use planning and a wide range of land use permits. My work has encompassed all aspects of the Land Development Manager position including:

Land Development Planning and Permitting: Prepared and coordinated permitting for a wide range of land use development projects. Designed, processed and permitted hundreds of preliminary plats, site plan approvals, rezones, conditional use permits, shoreline permits, and mining permits in Washington State. Permitted numerous multi-family site developments. Extensive coordination with municipal, county and state agencies for the approval of projects and permits including public meetings, hearings and presentations.

Environmental Documentation: Extensive experience in preparing, processing and facilitating environmental documents and leading consultant teams for the preparation of 12 EIS documents for private land development projects in Washington State . Extensive experience with, NEPA, CEQA and SEPA regulations and preparation of environmental documents under these regulations.

Project Management: Project manager/senior project manager for master planned communities, multi-family projects, subdivisions, conditional use permits and other land use permits; managed environmental teams for EIS preparation, managed engineering teams for construction plans development, managed the preparation of proposals and all phases of project development and progress and handled client relations, budgets, change orders, billing and collections for company projects.

Agency Coordination: Have been responsible for all aspects of agency coordination including pre-development meetings, in progress meetings, negotiation of conditions of approval, environmental issue resolution and and public hearing representation.

Critical Area Regulations: Extensive knowledge of critical area ordinances for numerous jurisdictions, processing state and federal permits including

Army Corps permits and state mining reclamation permits.

Business Development: Lead person for business development including the preparation of statements of qualifications, general marketing materials, and project specific competition materials. Preparation of short list presentations for project teams

Public Involvement and Presentations: Extensive public hearing and public meeting experience in connection with comprehensive plan development, land use approvals, DOT highway projects, transit plans, municipal master plan updates, and EIS preparation.


2010 – 2012 Senior Planning Consultant, Parametrix, Inc, Las Cruces, New Mexico

1985 -2009: Environmental Planner/Project Manager/Principal – Apex Engineering, Tacoma, WA

1984-1985: Environmental Planner - Lansing Associates, San Bernardino, CA

1977-1984: Senior Planner/Long Range/Current Planning, Riverside County Planning Dept.– Riverside, CA

EDUCATION: M.A., Administration/Environmental Management,

University of California at Riverside, 1982

B.A., Environmental Studies, Specializing in EIS Preparation

University of California at Santa Barbara, 1976


PROFICIENCES: Microsoft Word and Excel

Development of Microsoft Power Point Presentations

Development of Microsoft Project Schedules


ASSOCIATIONS: American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

American Planning Association

LANGUAGE: Fluent in Spanish


Multi-Family Developments

Multi-family development permitting experience includes development and construction process, the entitlement process, engineering and design coordination, plan development and permitting with public hearing and agency representation. Example of projects include:

Tacoma Pacific Tower – Thirteen story 90 unit multi-family development – City of Tacoma

Alaska Ave. Apartment Complex – 200 units with two and three story apartments-City of Tacoma

Alaska Ave II Apartment Complex – 20 units in three and fourplex arrangement – City of Tacoma

Sunrise Apartments – 300 multi-family units in twelve-plex format – South Hill, Pierce County, WA

Lakeland Apartments - 240 multi-family units in 6-8 plex format - Auburn, WA

Master Planned Communities

Senior planning consultant for design, permit processing and environmental documentation for the following master planned communities and associated plats, site plans, rezones and amendments:

Sunrise Master Planned Community/PUD – 1500 acre/4000 unit community

Lakeland Hills South Planned Unit Development – 800 acre/3700 unit community

Plateau 465 Master Planned Community – 500 acre/2100 unit community

Sunrise East Master Planned Community – 400 acre/1200 unit community

Silver Creek Master Planned Community – 500 acre/2000 unit community

Gem Heights Master Planned Community – 640 acre/2500 unit community

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Environmental Impact Statements

EIS experience includes primary author environmental team manager for 12 Draft/Final/Supplemental EIS Documents and Expanded MDNS Documents including the following:

Kersey III Draft and Final EIS – PUD for 700 units on 170 acres – City of Auburn

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Environmental Compliance

Senior Planning consultant for design, permit processing and environmental documentation for

State and Federally funded road projects:

Strauss Road - New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) – New industrial road to serve proposed Union Pacific Rail Railyard – Preparation of Existing Conditions Reports and contributor to Environmental Assessment and Public Participation Process

Interstate 10 Bridge Replacements – NMDOT – Replacement of four bridges at two interchanges in the City of Las Cruces. Prepared Categorical Exclusion and conducted NEPA required public participation. Coordinated Biological and Cultural Resource analysis and reporting.

North Valley Drive – NMDOT – Major widening and urban improvements for arterial highway in the City of Las Cruces. Prepared Categorical Exclusion and conducted NEPA required public participation. Coordinated Biological and Cultural Resource analysis and reporting.

Comprehensive Land Use Planning

Long Range Transit Plan for the City of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Land Use Analysis for

Transit Oriented Development and Public Participation process for transit plan with 40-year planning horizon

Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Plan, City of Las Cruces, New Mexico Public Participation process for 5 year planning horizon

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update, City of Las Cruces, New Mexico - Public Participation process for planning document with 10 year horizon

Conditional Use Permit/Shoreline Substantial Development Permitting

Soundview Community Substantial Development Permitting and Environmental Assessment

Lynch Creek Gravel Pit Expansion Conditional Use Permit and Shoreline Permit

Subdivisions/Rezones/Site Plan Approvals - Numerous projects – Listing Available


Contact Information

Apex Engineering

Mr. Tres Kirkebo, Principal

2601 South 35th St. Suite 200

Tacoma, WA 98409

Land Use Permitting, Project Management,

EIS Preparation, and Business Development


Ms. Deidre Wilson, Associate Planner Pierce County Planning and Land Services

2401 South 35th Street

Tacoma, Washington 98409

Sunrise Master Planned Community Entitlements

(253) ***-****

Mr. Sean Martin

Department of Defense

Military Base Planning

Washington, D.C.

Kersey III Draft and Final EIS,

Lakeland Hills Preliminary and Final Plats, Engineering Design Approval, Facilitation


Mr. Dennis Hanberg, Director

Pierce County Planning and Land Services

2401 South 35th Street

Tacoma, WA 98409

Principal/Supervisor at Apex Engineering for 24 years. Master Plan Communities, EIS Preparation, Subdivision Permitting, Business Development

(253) ***-****

Additional Project Experience and References upon request