• Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1) shared pictures (including 360 degree ones) from “another packed house for last night’s Wicker Park community meeting.” Commanders Saldana and Avila, Ald. Brian Hopkins, and Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) attended also. 
  • Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) is “very excited about this plan for a new 70-acre park,” a proposal for additional lakefront acreage that he’s shared before. “This is one of the best things we can do to improve the city. I think Daniel Burnham would be proud.”
  • Ald. Sophia King (4) live-tweeted a candidate forum.
  • Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10) strongly advocated for fellow CTU member Sarah Chambers, a special education teacher and visible CTU Executive Board and CORE member whose hours at Saucedo Elementary were apparently cut. “Sarah has always gone above and beyond to put her students first. She is their voice when they can’t speak she is their champion when they can’t fight. This is a perfect example of a principal putting their personal feeling before the students that they are suppose to educate and nurture.” 
  • Ald. Patrick D. Thompson (11) was on Radio Free Bridgeport talking “new businesses, the need for more police officers, 31st street bus, waterway access, new revenue, and his passion for hockey.”
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) has pics from the Construction Summit this week. Deputy Mayor Andrea Zopp, City Clerk Anna ValenciaAld. Jason Ervin (28), Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36), and former Ald. Deborah Graham (29) were there
  • Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. (27) has video from the Green Line at Damen announcement yesterday. 
  • Ald. Jason Ervin (28) spent two evenings in with his daughter, Jeneva, calling it his “new normal…” 
  • Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) shared a “different view” on the proposed O’Hare Express.
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) caught up with “el ‘mero mero,’ Don @jesuschuygar
  • Ald. Emma Mitts’ (37) pastors’ alliance meeting is Saturday. 
  • Ald. Pat O’Connor (40) warned: the canine flu is spreading again. 
  • Ald. Michele Smith (43) says DPD’s last public meeting for the North Branch Industrial Corridor is Tuesday, Feb. 21. “You are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting and express your support for public recreational space.”
  • Ald. Tom Tunney (44) met with parents from Blaine, Nettlehorst, Hamilton, Agassiz, Hawthorne and Inter-American School students last week “to offer Chicago Cubs World Series Championship Banners from City Hall for future fundraising endeavors.”
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers shared Coretta Scott King’s letter about AG Jeff Sessions. “During Black History Month, let this serve as a strong reminder that we must not be silenced and that we must continue to fight for each and every one of us.”

  • Comm. Richard Boykin (D-1) is holding a town hall meeting on his Community Revitalization Act Feb 18. 

  • Comm. Bridget Gainer (D-10) seems to be rooting for South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s run for DNC: “Watching my good friend @PeteforDNC on @Morning_Joe w great message- ‘show up’ for people so U never lose touch”