Project Manager: Land Use Entitlements
Bob McDonald has had many roles working as a planner and project manager in the public sector. Starting as a planning technician with the County of San Mateo, Bob went on to become an assistant planner with the County of Solano, an associate planner with the City of San Mateo and later as a Senior/Long Range Planner with the City and County of San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department. His local government experience includes:
With the City and County of San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department, Bob managed, coordinated and unified the development and entitlements for the DeYoung Museum, Music Concourse, Academy of Sciences and underground parking projects. He also worked on the environmental, landscape and architectural review for complex public works projects such as the Union Square and the Harding/Fleming Golf Course renovation at Lake Merced. He also played a primary role as the long-range planner and administrator for the Open Space Program and Advisory Board.
Mr. McDonald’s strengths are working on complex development plans, assessing, and identifying architectural and environmental impacts, developing/administering mitigation and monitoring programs, interdepartmental coordination of building permit review and obtaining final entitlements.
Mr. McDonald has served as a Design Review and Historic Preservation Commissioner and currently serves as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Sonoma.