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NABWIC Talks with Sharon Jackson

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Sharon K. Jackson, AICP

Land Development Group (LDG), PresidentSUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Ms. Jackson has over 25 years of experience professional experience, which include five years as the City of Lake Worth Director of Planning, Zoning and Historic Preservation Department and two years as the City of West Palm Beach Director of the Economic and Community Development Department.  Specifically, Ms. Jackson:


  • Administered and coordinated municipal planning, zoning and historic preservation programs.
  • Worked with Palm Beach County staff to annex approximately 120 acres into the City of Lake Worth.
  • Worked with Palm Beach County staff to create a redevelopment plan for the Lake Worth Industrial Park.
  • Processed a wide range of development applications and prepared both minor and major amendments to municipal comprehensive plans.
  • Coordinated staff support for the Planning and Zoning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Historic Resource Preservation Board.
  • Coordinated with the City Building Department to process Local Business Tax Receipts.
  • Coordinated with the City Building Department to process building permits.
  • Administered programs funded through Community Development Block Grant(s); Federal HOME Funds and State SHIP Funds.
  • Worked to achieve consensus inter departmental and citizen participation on critical development projects and the Lake Worth citywide master plan.
  • Worked as staff to the West Palm Beach CRA for approximately five years.


The above-referenced work experience provides a thorough working knowledge of comprehensive planning, current planning, residential and commercial redevelopment and preservation planning.