Councilman Bill Gates serves on three City Council Subcommittees:
- Finance, Efficiency, Economy & Sustainability Subcommittee, chair
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.
- Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee, member
This subcommittee will provide policy guidance on issues related to: streets; transportation planning; public transit, light rail, walkability and bikeability, infrastructure planning; water; wastewater; and solid waste.
- Downtown, Aviation & Redevelopment Subcommittee, member
This subcommittee will provide policy guidance on issues related to: development, uses, and events occurring within the City’s downtown; development and operation of the City’s airports; Sister Cities and programs associated with international trade and tourism; and citywide redevelopment.