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City of Avondale appoints new Assistant Director of Development & Engineering Services

The City of Avondale has named Jodie Novak as the new Assistant Director for Development and Engineering Services.
Post Date:09/11/2019

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Release Date:  9/11/2019

City of Avondale appoints new Assistant Director of Development & Engineering Services

The City of Avondale has named Jodie Novak as the new Assistant Director for Development and Engineering Services.

Jodie began working with Avondale in June of 2018, serving as Planning Manager.  In her role she oversaw the implementation of plans including the General Plan, Specific Plans, Zoning Ordinance, and Design Manuals.  Prior to joining Avondale, her career spanned 22 years of municipal planning experience, having worked for the planning departments of the cities of Phoenix and Chandler. She spent years as a professional planner overseeing complex, sensitive, and high-profile developments, large master plans, and a variety of development types including multi-family residential, commercial, industrial, single-family, downtown redevelopment projects, and more.

Jodie holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism and Political Science from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from Arizona State University. She is also highly active in the American Planning Association, Arizona Planning Association, Urban Land Institute, and the International City/County Management Association. She also is credentialed as a Certified Public Manager.

The Department of Development and Engineering Services is responsible for the administration of the Planning, Engineering, Development Services Center, and Building Safety whose functions include land use planning, zoning, transportation, transit, sustainability, engineering plan review, capital improvement projects, code enforcement, building permits and inspections.   For more information visit www.avondaleaz.gov or call (623) 333-4000.   

 Jodie

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City of Avondale appoints new Assistant Director of Development & Engineering Services

Post Date:09/11/2019

Avondale PublicInformationOfficeLongLogo                                                Media Release


Release Date:  9/11/2019

City of Avondale appoints new Assistant Director of Development & Engineering Services

The City of Avondale has named Jodie Novak as the new Assistant Director for Development and Engineering Services.

Jodie began working with Avondale in June of 2018, serving as Planning Manager.  In her role she oversaw the implementation of plans including the General Plan, Specific Plans, Zoning Ordinance, and Design Manuals.  Prior to joining Avondale, her career spanned 22 years of municipal planning experience, having worked for the planning departments of the cities of Phoenix and Chandler. She spent years as a professional planner overseeing complex, sensitive, and high-profile developments, large master plans, and a variety of development types including multi-family residential, commercial, industrial, single-family, downtown redevelopment projects, and more.

Jodie holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism and Political Science from Northern Arizona University and a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from Arizona State University. She is also highly active in the American Planning Association, Arizona Planning Association, Urban Land Institute, and the International City/County Management Association. She also is credentialed as a Certified Public Manager.

The Department of Development and Engineering Services is responsible for the administration of the Planning, Engineering, Development Services Center, and Building Safety whose functions include land use planning, zoning, transportation, transit, sustainability, engineering plan review, capital improvement projects, code enforcement, building permits and inspections.   For more information visit www.avondaleaz.gov or call (623) 333-4000.   

 Jodie

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