Ward Reports

  • Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) tweeted this picture of his son at his first Sox game. 
  • Ald. Pat Dowell (3) shared this video about the surge in banking at black owned institutions. 
  • Ald. George Cardenas (12) gets Chris Sale’s frustration. “Just plain bad leadership from Mgmt. Such talent wasted” 
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) posted pictures from a CDOT and Parks blitz in the neighborhood, where all outstanding service requests were handled. 
  • Ald. Howard Brookins (21) has been sharing several Facebook Live videos lately. 
  • Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26) shared pictures from his Taste of Latin America festival. 
  • Ald. Deb Mell (33) and Ald. Marge Laurino (39) warned about the rising river level. Residents parked within a block of the river were asked to move their cars to a safer area.
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) is at the DNC this week as a Bernie Sanders delegate. Ald. David Moore (17) is also there
  • Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41) celebrated the addition of probationary police officers to the ward: “We realize this isn’t the large amount of PPO’s… that we wished for but it’s a start- THIS IS THE FIRST GROUP OF PPO’s ASSIGNED TO 016 SINCE “2013” and there was only 1 assigned in 2013. Our voices are being heard here in 41. We promise we will not stop pushing for more- Thank you for listening Superintendent Johnson & 1st Deputy Escalante, please keep them coming.” 
  • Ald. Harry Osterman (48) has a new stafferAlly Brisbin, formerly of the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce and the Uptown Business Partners chamber, a member of the Swift Local School Council and a business owner in Edgewater.
  • Ald. Deb Silverstein (50) shared updates from her standing-room only public safety meeting. Her ward is one of the safest in the city. 
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers celebrated his birthday this weekend. He’s also pumped about recent Comic Con announcements.