The City of Goleta has hired a new head of planning.
Jennifer Carman will be the city’s new Director of Planning, and Environmental Review. Carman will go to Goleta in December from the City of El Cerrito, where she’s currently Development Services Manager. Carman has worked in the community planning field for more than 15 years.
She will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Stave Chase, who left the planning post in Goleta in June to become Community Development Director for the City of Stockton.