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Heather Nick

TITLE: Managing Director of Planning and Economic Development

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Directs the following departments and programs: 

  • Planning
  • Historic Preservation
  • Tyler Area Metropolitan Planning Organization 
  • Economic Development (TIRZ liaison and prospects)
  • Industry Growth Initiative (IGI)
  • TAP4E/Collective Impact
  • Catalyst 100 Executive Committee
  • Serves as liaison for the Homeless Roundtable, Veteran's Roundtable, and Human Needs Network.

FUN FACT: "My favorite movie is The Goonies"

Michael Howell

TITLE: MPO Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • MPO questions 
  • TIP (Transportation Improvement Program)  
  • MTP (Metropolitan Transportation Plan
  • Zoning and Plat Questions
  • Sign Questions
  • TVP or TUP Questions 
  • Pre-Development Meeting Request

FUN FACT: Michael’s favorite book series is the James Bond novels by Ian Fleming.


Amber Rojas

TITLE: Historic Preservation Officer/Customer Relations Supervisor 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Local Historic Landmarks
  • Half Mile of History
  • Subject Markers
  • National and Local Historic Districts
  • Certificates of Appropriateness
  • Educational Review of Permits within Historic Districts
  • Historical Preservation Board
  • Historic Preservation Strategic Plan
  • Historical Resource Survey
  • Historic Preservation month activities
  • Zoning and Plat Questions
  • Sign Questions
  • Zoning and Plat Question
  • Sign Questions
  • TVP or TUP Questions
  • Pre-Development Meeting Request
  • Customer service training and implementation
  • School is Cool Event

FUN FACTS: "I became a first time mom in July 2016, I have passionate about sports and I love to craft!"


Kyle Kingma

TITLE: Planning Manager

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • UDC Updates
  • Billboard Registration
  • Zoning and Plating Administration
  • Economic Development
  • Annexations 
  • Variance Project Management
  • Sign Questions
  • TVP or TUP Questions
  • Pre-Development Meeting Request

FUN FACT: “Kyle is an amateur astronomer/star-gazer. He enjoys anything having to do with space science.”


Tharani Devi K

TITLE: MPO Planner

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sign Questions
  • Plat and zoning questions
  • MPO questions 
  • TIP (Transportation Improvement Program)
  • MTP (Metropolitan Transportation Plan)
  • Setbacks and uses of a zoning district
  • TUP and TVP questions 
  • Pre-Development Meeting Request

FUN FACT: “I am an Indian classical dancer”


Dana LeBrun

TITLE: Administrative Assistant 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Scheduling Pre-Development Meetings
  • General Zoning Questions
  • General Sign Questions
  • TVP & TUP Questions
  • Application Submittal
  • General Boards and Commission meeting information 

FUN FACTS: "I’m a history buff.  I read classic novels and enjoy watching historical documentaries and Antiques Roadshow."


 
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