• City Taps New Community and Economic Development Director

    Mark Brodeur, PG's new Economic Development and Community Development Director

    Mark Brodeur, PG’s new Economic Development and Community Development Director

    The City of Pacific Grove has a new Community and Economic Development Director, a newly created position in Pacific Grove.
    Mark J. Brodeur is currently the Assistant Director of Strategic Planning and Urban Design for the City of San Antonio. In that role, he authored the City’s first Downtown Design Guide and Downtown Streetscape Design Manual.

    Prior to that, Brodeur was the Director of Community Development for the City of Wasco, California and the Director of Urban Revitalization for Downtown Solutions, a municipal planning firm in San Juan Capistrano. While working as a consultant, he successfully assisted 12 different small- and medium-sized cities in re-energizing their downtowns. Brodeur is the immediate past president of the California Downtown Association, and a current team member of AIA’s Sustainable Design Assessment Team. He is a fellow with the Institute for Urban Design (FIUD).

    In his new position, Brodeur will be involved with advance planning and current planning and will oversee building inspection, housing, and code compliance.

    His first day will be on August 18.

    The Chamber of Commerce, Hospitality Improvement District, Business Improvement District, and Economic Development Commission will join with the City in sponsoring a welcoming gathering during Brodeur’s first week, to provide the entire community the opportunity to meet Mark Brodeur.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on July 25, 2014

    Topics: Front PG News

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