• PSA: The heat index may climb to over 100° this week. Know someone without AC? Here’s a list of the city’s cooling centers to share. 
  • Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1) offered his support for neighboring Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) in requesting SSA and Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce funds to pay for public safety services in Wicker Park.
  • Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10) shared this Reader profile about her. 
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) introduced an ordinance yesterday that would no longer penalize persons with disabilities living on a Residential Permit Parking block. “My ordinance, which 42 other aldermen support, exempts persons with valid disabled parking poles from being required to pay the Residential Permit fee.”
  • Ald. Danny Solis (25) shared some pictures from his summer so far, including some events with Theresa Mah.   
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) offered this guide to the just-passed property tax rebate, though there’s no application yet. “72% of 35th Ward households may be eligible for a rebate, and I am committed to ensuring that every eligible 35th Ward household has the help they need to receive their rebate.” 
  • Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36) and Comm. Luis Arroyo Jr. co-hosted a property tax appeal workshop and celebrated the installation of a POW/MIA chair at City Hall. 
  • Ald. Brendan Reilly (42) is sad to see Dinosaur BBQ go. 
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) says “the 2016 @GOP convention will be studied by cultural anthropologists: what happens when you combine a hate-fest with a monster truck rally.”
  • City Clerk Susana Mendoza introduced an ordinance to City Council yesterday “to allow residents of Residential Zoned Parking areas to buy daily guest permits for visiting friends and family through an app on their phones. Super cool and exciting!”
  • City Council’s Progressive Caucus will hold its Town Hall Meeting on Police Reform and Accountability this evening at 6:30 at Malcolm X College. Police Board President Lori Lightfoot will attend to speak about the Police Accountability Task Force report, and WVON’s Dometi Pongo will moderate. A court reporter will be present so comments can be entered into Council record. The event is the first of an expected five meetings, a “comprehensive community engagement process around police accountability ahead of the passage of legislation designed to reform the Chicago Police Department, the Independent Police Review Authority and other segments of the criminal justice system under City control.”