John Fitzgerald is the City Engineer for the City of Countryside. John is a Professional Engineer and Vice President for the City’s Consulting Civil Engineering Firm, Frank Novotny & Associates, Inc. Frank Novotny & Associates has successfully performed municipal consulting engineering services for the City of Countryside since 1965. John replaced the former City Engineer and retired President of Frank Novotny & Associates, Robert Boehm, in October 2002.

John brings a well-rounded balance of specialized technical expertise to the City of Countryside. Along with a team of engineers, technicians and field personnel, John designs and oversees the following types of improvements:

  • Street Paving & Rehabilitation
  • Water Mains, Distribution Systems & Pumping Stations
  • Sanitary Sewer Extension & Collection Systems
  • Storm Water Drainage, Management & Hydraulic Studies
  • Roadway Lighting & Traffic Control Systems
  • Subdivision Plan Review & Inspection of Improvements
  • Commercial Area Redevelopment
  • Sidewalk, Pathway & Bikeway Systems Planning & Design
  • Parking Lot Facilities

John has been with Frank Novotny & Associates since 1987, after receiving his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Marquette University.