Council District 7

Councilman Michael Nowakowski 




College Depot - Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski6091https://i.ytimg.com/vi/S1CO9y152zU/hqdefault.jpgCollege Depot - Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowskihttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/6091On this segment of Phoenix 2020 Councilman Nowakowski is at #CollegeDepot at Burton Barr Central #Library. College Depot is a free, full-service college access center with a team of college planning advisors and assistants offering one-on-one appointments and workshops regarding admissions, #FinancialAid and #Scholarships. Tune in as Councilman Nowakowski speaks with College Depot’s Director Judy Reno and prospective students who share their College Depot experiences.0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – WWE Royal Rumble and Downtown Phoenix6082https://i.ytimg.com/vi/aaYm96Y6Dto/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – WWE Royal Rumble and Downtown Phoenixhttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/6082On this special edition of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski is in Downtown Phoenix for the WWE Royal Rumble Weekend. The weekend featured four days of wrestling events hosted in Downtown Phoenix at the Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix Convention Center, and Chase Field. More than 100,000 people from around the world visited Downtown Phoenix for events. Join Councilman Nowakowski as he walks Downtown to chat with the organizations, businesses, and employees of Talking Stick Resort Arena who all have a vital role in the weekend of events. #WWE #royalrumble #liveraw0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Getting Fit with Phoenix Parks6040https://i.ytimg.com/vi/EtaxqThFNjo/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Getting Fit with Phoenix Parkshttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/6040On this edition of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski is out at Desert West Community Center to highlight how you can get healthy in the New Year at an affordable cost. Councilman Nowakowski and Phoenix Parks Director Inger Erickson discuss how residents can use Park’s Department facilities to get healthy this year.0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
Phoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Downtown Development5959https://i.ytimg.com/vi/k5EC8Bt1TWo/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix 2020 with Councilman Michael Nowakowski – Downtown Developmenthttps://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/5959Development in Downtown Phoenix sky rocketed in 2018. New businesses, restaurants, office spaces, and high rise apartments buildings have all moved in with much more to come. To discuss the amazing growth Councilman Nowakowski meets with Phoenix Community and Economic Development Director Christine Mackay on this edition of Phoenix 2020.0x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video
Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski celebrates National Service Recognition Day April 2, 20196199https://i.ytimg.com/vi/Zhhxru8INPA/hqdefault.jpgPhoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski celebrates National Service Recognition Day April 2, 2019https://www.phoenix.gov/phxtv/video/Video/6199Phoenix City Councilman Michael Nowakowski celebrates National Service Recognition Day April 2, 20190x0120D520A8080024BEB85F89C3F04A914B972402332B7A00CAE6754F5A4FF84B9A33352EE2524CFAtext/html; charset=utf-8 PHX11Video



Cesar Chavez Community Center | PHX2020https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/1832City Council District 73/24/2021 5:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/Prar6gFHnHECesar Chavez Community Center | PHX2020<div class="ExternalClassD095B6AB5F344678A678F0CBC2C850E2"><html> ​On this edition of Phoenix 2020, Councilman Nowakowski is at Cesar Chavez Park, ahead of Cesar Chavez Day on March 31. The Councilman reflects on his relationship with Mr. Chavez and the history of the park. Councilman Nowakowski also visits the construction site of the future Community Center with Acting Parks Director, Cynthia Aguilar.​<br> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Videodistrict-7
Statement from Councilman Nowakowski on Street Racing Ordinance Approval https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/1810City Council District 73/18/2021 3:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1810/Newsroom_Council_Statement_07.jpgStatement from Councilman Nowakowski on Street Racing Ordinance Approval <div class="ExternalClassA428A8C11560437281A30EF1BC9530A7"><html>“As Chair of the Public Safety and Justice Subcommittee, keeping our streets safe has been a top priority of mine.<br><br>Today my colleagues and I approved an ordinance that creates City Code sections that allow for impoundment of vehicles for up to thirty days for violations of state laws related to reckless driving and street racing, as well as allowing earlier release for exceptions for non-owner drivers, rentals and stolen vehicles. <br><br>What this ordinance does, is help crack down on those who are endangering our residents on the streets, specifically while also helping owners or renters who were not present or driving during the incident. <br><br>I want to thank the community for bringing this issue to my attention, and the Street Racing Task Force for their work to keep our streets safe. This is a positive step towards stopping this dangerous practice."<br><br>The full draft ordinance can be found the March 17 City Council Formal Meeting agenda on Phoenix.gov. <br><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7
Councilman Nowakowski’s Statement on Vote to Reopen City Parkshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/1808City Council District 73/17/2021 1:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1808/Newsroom_Council_Statement_07.jpgCouncilman Nowakowski’s Statement on Vote to Reopen City Parks<div class="ExternalClassAC597924CD9B4206BC144CEFA5D7BFF2"><html> <div>“Today, the city took a big step back to normalcy, by fully reopening city parks effective tomorrow. Residents will again have access to ramadas, picnic tables, sports courts and complexes and fitness equipment citywide. Athletic field reservations and local tournaments at city facilities will also be able to resume on March 22 with safety precautions and procedures in place. <br></div> <div> <br> </div> <div>I want to thank the community for their compliance and patience during this past difficult year. I am also grateful for city staff, specifically the Parks and Recreation team for helping keep our trails and certain aspects of our parks open throughout the pandemic.</div> <div> <br> </div> <div>This is vote is a win for families needing to get out of their homes for some fresh air, in a safe setting. I also want to remind all residents to continue to socially distance, wear a mask while at parks and using the facilities and stay at home if not feeling well.”<br><br><strong style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;font-size:10pt;">More information from Parks and Recreation: </strong><br></div> <div>Effective Wednesday, March 17, the process to reopen ramadas and picnic tables, basketball and volleyball courts, fitness equipment and sports complexes will begin in all city parks. All other park amenities have been open since October 8, 2020. All city parks, hiking trails and golf courses have maintained normal hours of operation throughout the pandemic. Use of some city park amenities has been restricted intermittently since a Council decision on April 2, 2020.</div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Athletic field reservations and local tournaments at facilities managed by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department will resume effective March 22. Reservations and tournaments at those facilities have been paused since December 3, 2020. Organizations and teams participating in activities on these fields will be required to follow various safety procedures; including having spectators, officials and coaches wear a mask or face covering; maintaining six feet between the field and spectators; and having an on-site contact to work with city staff.</div> <div> <br> </div> <div>Additional information: https://bit.ly/3eLVYJC<br>​<br><br></div> <div><div style="text-align:center;"> <strong>Declaración del concejal Nowakowski sobre el voto para reabrir los parques de la ciudad</strong></div><br>“Hoy, la ciudad dio un gran paso hacia la normalidad al reabrir por completo los parques de la ciudad a partir de mañana. Los residentes volverán a tener acceso a mesas de picnic, canchas, complejos deportivos y equipo de gimnasia en toda la ciudad. Las reservas de campos deportivos y los torneos locales en las instalaciones, administradas por la ciudad, también podrán reanudarse el 22 de marzo con las precauciones y procedimientos de seguridad establecidos.<br><br>Quiero agradecer a la comunidad por su conformidad y paciencia durante este pasado año difícil. También estoy agradecido por la personal de la ciudad, específicamente al equipo de Parques y Recreación por ayudar a mantener abiertos nuestros senderos y ciertos aspectos de nuestros parques durante la pandemia.<br><br>Este voto es una victoria para las familias que necesitan salir de sus hogares para tomar aire fresco, en un entorno seguro. También quiero recordarles a todos que sigan manteniendo la distancia social, usen una máscara mientras estén en los parques o utilizando las instalaciones, y que se queden en casa si no se sienten bien".<br><br><br><strong>Más información de Parques y Recreación:</strong><br>A partir del miércoles 17 de marzo, el proceso para reabrir mesas de picnic, canchas de baloncesto y voleibol, equipo de gimnasia y complejos deportivos comenzará en todos los parques de la ciudad. Todas las demás comodidades de los parques han estado abiertas desde el 8 de octubre de 2020. Todos los parques de la ciudad, senderos para caminatas, y campos de golf han mantenido un horario normal de operación durante la pandemia. El uso fue restringido de algunas comodidades de parques de forma intermitente desde una decisión del Concilio en el 2 de abril de 2020.<br><br>Las reservas de campos deportivos y los torneos locales, en las instalaciones administradas por el Departamento de Parques y Recreación de la ciudad, se reanudarán a partir del 22 de marzo. Las reservas y los torneos en esas instalaciones estaban en pausa desde el 3 de diciembre de 2020. Las organizaciones y equipos que participen en actividades en estos campos deberán seguir varios procedimientos de seguridad, incluyendo que los espectadores, los oficiales y los entrenadores usen una máscara o una cubierta facial; mantener seis pies entre el campo y los espectadores; y mantener contacto y trabajar con el personal de la ciudad.<br><br><p>Información adicional: <a href="https://bit.ly/3eLVYJC" target="_blank">https://bit.ly/3eLVYJC</a><br></p> </div> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7
Statement from Councilman Nowakowski on the Reprehensible Act of Hate During Calvin Goode Celebration of Lifehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/1700City Council District 71/12/2021 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1700/Newsroom_Council_Statement_07.jpgStatement from Councilman Nowakowski on the Reprehensible Act of Hate During Calvin Goode Celebration of Life<div class="ExternalClass5EC111BBADBA4357912AC8A07AF12CFF"><html> <p> <span style="color:rgb(68, 68, 68);">​“The hate act that occurred during the celebration of life for Vice Mayor Goode today was atrocious and unforgivable. Vice Mayor Goode was a civil rights icon in the community and in the history of the City of Phoenix. We must do better. As the chair of the Public Safety and Justice subcommittee, I am working closely with Phoenix Police to find the parties responsible for this and prosecute them to the fullest extent of the law.</span> <br style="color:rgb(68, 68, 68);"> <br style="color:rgb(68, 68, 68);"> <span style="color:rgb(68, 68, 68);">I am asking the community to please take a moment of silence this evening with your family, and to say a prayer for peace in our country and city. This is what the great Calvin Goode would want us to do."</span> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7
Councilman Nowakowski’s Statement on Calvin C. Goodehttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/district-7/1680City Council District 712/24/2020 3:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1680/Newsroom_Council_Statement_07.jpgCouncilman Nowakowski’s Statement on Calvin C. Goode<div class="ExternalClass8309A84E723A4ECA83CF97C46B31F6C8"><html>​“My family and I offer our deepest condolences and send our prayers to the family and loved ones of former District 8 Councilman Calvin C. Goode. <br><br>I am very saddened by his passing and remember the many times he came from his home to the Chavez Foundation to offer his advice or advocate for important topics such as head-start programs or senior centers. My brother worked for him for several years and Calvin served alongside my father on L.E.A.P. Additionally, he was on the transition team during my first campaign.<br><br>Calvin Goode was an icon in the community and in the history of the City of Phoenix. His spirit and legacy will always live on in the hearts of the lives he touched through his work."<br><br>--<br><br>“Mi familia y yo ofrecemos nuestro más sentido pésame y enviamos nuestras oraciones a la familia y seres queridos del concejal anterior del distrito 8, Calvin C. Goode.<br><br>Me entristece mucho su fallecimiento y recuerdo las veces que el camino desde su casa a la Fundación Chávez, para ofrecer sus consejos o abogar por temas importantes como programas de head-start o centros para personas mayores. Mi hermano trabajó para él durante varios años y Calvin sirvió junto a mi padre en L.E.A.P. Además, estuvo en el equipo de transición durante mi primera campaña electoral.<br><br>Calvin Goode fue un ícono en la comunidad y en la historia de la Ciudad de Phoenix. Su espíritu y legado vivirán en los corazones de las vidas que él tocó a través de su trabajo."<br><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/district7Newsdistrict-7

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Message from Councilman Nowakowski

Dear Neighbors, 

Welcome to the District 7 Website! Please use this Web site as a resource to help you with any issue concerning your community or the city. If you can not find the answer you are looking for, call my office at 602-262-7492 or e-mail me at council.district.7@phoenix.gov.

We are here to serve you! Together we ​can make Phoenix the city that our children deserve. With ​​​​​your help we can ensure: 

  • safe neighborhoods
  • clean and well-maintained streets
  • safe, fun city parks and educational programs
  • responsive city government

None of this can be accomplished without your participation. Please join a block watch or neighborhood association in your area. When our neighbors get involved we all win. 

God Bless,
Michael Nowakowski