Charlie Nichols, AICP, is the Planning and Zoning Division Manager for Linn County, Iowa.  Prior to working for Linn County, Charlie worked as a Planner for the City of Cedar Rapids and as the Planning Director for the City of Burlington.   Charlie has a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wartburg College.  Charlie also holds a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration from the University of Northern Iowa.  Charlie has served the American Planning Association Iowa Chapter as an at-large member since 2018.

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