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We are pleased to celebrate the release of the 2017 OPR General Plan Guidelines!

This is a major milestone for California planning that follows several years of work that has been led by the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR). The 2017 OPR General Plan Guidelines is the first comprehensive update to the Guidelines since 2003 and addresses numerous new laws, requirements, resources, and research that affects General Plans. This includes the following legislation: Environmental […]

El Dorado County Mixed Use Design Manual wins the 2017 Planning Award of Excellence in Urban Design!

In collaboration with Orr Design Office, Inc., Mintier Harnish prepared an innovative Mixed Use Design Manual to guide the development of historically sensitive, mixed-use buildings in the communities of Camino, Diamond Springs, El Dorado, Georgetown, Pollock Pines, and Shingle Springs. The Manual features 28 pages of easy-to-use guidelines and standards grouped by categories that include […]

MH: The Ever-Evolving Firm

This last year at Mintier Harnish has been chocked full of change. Sometimes change can be unsettling but as planners we know that change is one of the few things we can say is inevitable. Last June Mintier Harnish celebrated 30 years in business and we certainly have seen a lot of change since 1985. […]

Back to the Future

After an 18-year hiatus, Bob Lagomarsino rejoined Mintier Harnish as a Principal at the beginning of 2016. Bob was hired as Mintier Harnish’s first planner in 1985 and spent 12 years with the firm before moving on to bigger (not better) things. In his 18 years away from Mintier Harnish, Bob worked with LDR International […]

Rosa Harroun Joins the Mintier Harnish Team

Mintier Harnish would like you to join us in welcoming Research Assistant Rosa Harroun to our team! Rosa is skilled in research, writing, and community engagement, and has experience working in the nonprofit sector. Rosa has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Northeastern University, including coursework in political science and urban and regional studies in Boston and […]