Richard K. James, AICP, MUP - Principal

Mr. James joined the firm in 1998. His responsibilities include municipal project management and processing, management and preparation of environmental documents, and preparation of ordinances. Mr. James conducts research, writes, edits, manages other staff and project budgets, and provides ongoing client contact.

Mr. James has prepared a variety of zoning, subdivision, and other ordinances, staff reports, resolutions, findings, conditions of approval, and public presentations. He has prepared or managed several dozen environmental documents and managed municipal processing of numerous projects including several major annexations. Mr. James is also experienced in planning graphics, cartography, landscape design, and construction.

Mr. James owns a bicycle mapping business and prepared GIS–based maps for the City of Watsonville GIS Center.