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Rick Rust Joins Mintier Harnish

Mintier Harnish is excited to announce that Rick Rust, AICP, GISP has joined our team as a Principal Planner.

Rick brings more than 33 years of experience in the management and preparation of general and comprehensive plans, housing elements, specific plans, zoning codes, and environmental compliance documents. His work is based on a comprehensive set of skills in community planning, urban design, economic development, environmental compliance, and community engagement. He also has an extensive background in the application of GIS technologies to planning.

For general and comprehensive plans, Rick brings extensive experience managing dozens of successful planning projects in California and nationwide. In California, this includes management of the general plan and EIR programs for the cities of Tulare, Stockton, San Luis Obispo, Oxnard, and Lincoln, and the counties of Tulare and Lake.  Nationally, Rick has worked on community planning projects in 25 states, with recent comprehensive plan experience in Arizona, Colorado, South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Rhode Island. This mix of California and national experience gives Rick a unique insight into a wide range of issues and solutions developed in consultation with dozens of communities.

Rick can be reached at

Mintier Harnish

1415 20th Street | Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 446-0522