Astoria, Oregon – June 9, 2015 – City of Astoria hires Kevin A. Cronin as Community Development Director.
The City of Astoria is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin A. Cronin as Community Development Director. Mr. Cronin brings over 15 years of extensive work experience in city planning, community development, economic development, and real estate with a range of agencies. He has prior experience as the City Planner for the City of Talent from 2001 to 2003, and the Planning Manager for the City of Sherwood Planning Department from 2004 to 2006. Since 2007, he has served as the Senior Project/Program Manager and Senior Business Development Coordinator with the Portland Development Commission (PDC).
Under the administrative direction of the City Manager, the Community Development Director plans, directs and administers all activities related to community development operations involving building inspection, code enforcement, development review, comprehensive planning, economic development, urban redevelopment, and other related operations. Mr. Cronin states "I am so excited to start another chapter in my public service career. Astoria is a stunning city and a great community for me and my family. I'm ready to roll up my sleeves and get to work." For more information, contact Brett Estes, Astoria City Manager, at (503) 325-5824, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.