Materials related to James (Jim) Hickey's work as
Planning Director for Napa County, including materials on the Napa Valley Agricultural Preserve, Jack L. Davies Land Trust,
and Napa County Winery Definition Ordinance. The collection also documents his career as a municipal planning director in
Miohigan and Ohio, and his work with the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) in California.
James H. (Jim) Hickey (1927-2017) began his career in 1952 as the first Planning Director for Oak Park, Michigan
(1952-55). In 1955, he became chief administrative planner for Springfield-Clark County Regional Planning Commission in Ohio,
followed by becoming Township planner for Southfield, Michigan in 1956. In 1958, he moved back to Ohio, where he worked as
Regional Planning Director for the Stark County Regional Planning Commission in Canton from 1958-1964.
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