Councilman Nowakowski serves on four City Council Subcommittees:
- Public Safety , Veterans, Transparency & Ethics Subcommittee, chair
Provides policy guidance on public safety issues including: police, fire, veterans, courts, and homeland security. This subcommittee will also consider how to improve and increase the accessibility of information and public records, particularly on the City’s website. This subcommittee will also study and review the City’s ethics and conflict of interest policies.
- Downtown, Aviation, Economy & Education Subcommittee, member
Provides policy guidance on issues related to: development, uses, and events occurring within the City’s downtown, continued development and operation of the City’s airports, economic development, small and local business/entrepreneurism, education including early childhood learning and after school programs, and libraries.
- Finance, Efficiency Innovation & Sustainability Subcommittee, member
Provides policy guidance on issues related to: innovation and efficiency including: right sourcing proposals; leading the development and implementation of innovations; focusing on best practices and government efficiency; introducing new ideas to improve programs, services, and procedures; adapting successful systems from other organizations. This subcommittee will also address sustainability issues including alternative energy, energy efficiency, entrepreneurism in sustainability, and the use sustainability principles in all of the city’s services including in non-energy areas.
- Parks, Arts, Families & Seniors Subcommittee, member
Provides policy guidance on issues related to parks, arts, families and seniors, including issue areas of sister cities, and arts and culture.