• Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) mourned the death of Pulaski Park employee Albertico “Berto” Mendoza. “He was one of the most dedicated members of the Park District having served Pulaski Park for nearly half of his life.” He also congratulated Commissioner John Fritchey on his ballot referendum on whether the Clerk’s office should be consolidated with the Recorder. 
  • Ald. Sue Sadlowski Garza (10) is already promoting her Labor Day parade, and urged people to call their State Senator and tell them to “vote YES on Senate Bill 2054.”
  • Ald. David Moore (17) celebrated Iftar (breaking the fast) in the 17Th Ward with the Inner City Muslim Action Network.
  • Ald. James Cappleman (46) shared a series of public safety events happening in Uptown this week. 
  • Ald. Harry Osterman (48) kicked off a summer CAPS event last night, where “youth, police and residents” can come together to “build community and trust through fun, art and games in a safe and positive environment.” 
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers attended a Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual Business Conference, and saw some familiar faces. He also sat next toMayor Rahm Emanuel at the Greater Chatham Initiative event, led byCongressman Bobby Rush