North Bend chooses new city planning director; David Miller brings 25 years experience in planning, public works

  • Friday, August 18, 2017 2:20pm
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David Miller

David Miller was recently named Community Development Director for the City of North Bend. He is taking over for Gina Estep, who resigned in July.

His department is responsible for planning, building and economic development. This includes development review, comprehensive planning, special studies and coordinating planning with King County, state agencies and nearby cities. He is also responsible for staffing the Planning Commission, City Council committees and other appointed bodies advising the City Council.

His professional experience includes 25 years working with local government in California, Washington and Oregon as community development director and public works director for cities and he also held positons in regional and county government.

He was a visiting lecturer for Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., and in California with the Golden Gate University Master’s Public Administration Degree Program. Miller has also served as executive director of a municipal redevelopment agency and director of public works and development manager for joint development projects for a major transportation agency. He also has extensive private commercial development experience.

He has a bachelor’s degree in environmental design – architecture from the University of Washington and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners and the American Planning Association. He is a member of the American Public Works Association. He is a former board member of the California chapter of the American Planning Board and the California chapter of the American Planning Association. His experience also includes serving as lecturer for APWA Management Class series for certifications.

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