Jonathan Hidalgo, AICP

Senior Environmental Planner

Overview

Jonathan Hidalgo is a Senior Environmental Planner at WRA, Inc. He has experience in the preparation of environmental review documents pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). He received his Master Degrees in City and Regional Planning and Public Policy with a concentration in environmental policy from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly). He has acted as project manager and principal writer for a variety of projects, including residential subdivisions, public infrastructure, recreational facilities, solar, bridge replacements, and roadway improvements. Through his experience working with university design studios and government agencies, Mr. Hidalgo has prepared greenhouse gas inventories, Community Plan updates, General Plan updates and permit processing. At WRA, Mr. Hidalgo assists with the preparation of all types of CEQA and NEPA documents for both public and private sector clients, including initial studies, mitigated negative declarations, environmental assessments, EIRs, EISs, constraints analyses, technical background reports, and third party review.

Jonathan is the current President of the Association for Environmental Professionals (AEP) San Francisco Bay Area Chapter.

Projects

City of Chico, Stonegate Vesting Tentative Subdivision Map and General Plan Amendment/Rezone EIR, Chico, California

Coastside County Water District, El Granada Pipeline Replacement Project Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, Half Moon Bay, California

Livermore Area Recreation and Park District, Zone 7, Trail Environmental Compliance, Permitting, and CEQA, Livermore, California

Town of Fairfax Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Projects CEQA and NEPA, Fairfax, California

East Bay Regional Park District, Point Isabel Water Access and Shoreline Restoration Project Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, Richmond, California

Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve Restoration EIS/ EIR, Los Angeles County, California

City of Hercules, Chelsea Wetlands Restoration Project Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, Hercules, California

North Coast County Water District, Water Service Extension for Existing Facilities at Shamrock Ranch Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration, San Mateo County, California

Sausal Vista Pump Station Improvements, West Bay Sanitary District, Town of Portola Valley, California

City of San Bruno, Crestmoor Canyon Sewer Replacement Project, San Bruno, California

Town of San Anselmo Safe Routes to Schools CEQA and NEPA, San Anselmo, California

Education

MCRP, Master of City and Regional Planning, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2013

MPP, Master of Public Policy

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2013

BA, Criminal Justice, California State University San Bernardino, 2010

Other

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

American Planning Association (APA)

Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP), President San Francisco Bay Area Chapter