Steve Flint brings more than 30 years of practical planning experience to RGS, having served in both public and private sectors. As a private consultant Steve worked with the development community on multiple projects in southern California and the central coast. In northern California he provided contract staff support and management to numerous cities and counties. As a public official, he served as Principal Planner for the City of Tucson, Arizona; Interim Planning Director for the City of Elk Grove; and Planning Director for the cities of San Clemente, Ione and Half Moon Bay in California.
Steve specializes in urban planning and land use development. He has served as a senior staff member performing such tasks as preparing general plan elements and amendments, specific plans, municipal code revisions pertaining to zoning and subdivision regulations, supporting design of military installations, and processing commercial, industrial, residential, and mixed-use urban development projects through a variety of regulatory agencies. His experience also includes preparing complex reports and studies on such issues as growth management, coastal development, design review, and development policy evaluation. In addition, he has been involved in the preparation of numerous environmental documents and related technical studies.
Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson with major studies in Landscape Architecture. He also served as a Planning Commissioner in the City of Dana Point (1996–97) and was elected in December 2013 to the Coastside (San Mateo) County Water District Board of Directors.