Ward Reports

  • Ald. Rod Sawyer’s (6) quarterly meeting is tonight. 
  • Ald. George Cardenas (12) tweeted in response to news of CPS budget cuts at predominantly Hispanic schools: “Maybe it is time for an elected school board.” He also tweeted some words of wisdom: “Life, you got 2 squeeze it like a dry lemon trying to make a margarita. #resist”
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) shared a survey from the Chicago Reporter on minimum wage enforcement.
  • Ald. David Moore (17) thanked Facebook friends for the birthday wishes: “May the Lord take a liking to each of you and bless you real good.”
  • Ald. Howard Brookins (21), Comm. Stanley Moore, and State Rep. Justin Slaughter are hosting a Night at the Oscars on Sunday. 
  • Ald. Rick Muñoz (22) estimates “it’s going down” today over dueling property tax rebate plans. 
  • Ald Anthony Napolitano (41) is taking his participatory budgeting to the streets, offering mobile voting. 
  • Ald. John Arena (45) has an important reminder: we’re nearing Paczki Day.  
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) wrote on Facebook: “My wife and I worry about rising #AntiSemitism and what it means for our daughter, our family, our neighbors, our community, and our country. The disgusting online attacks, cemetery vandalism, and #JCC bomb threats are a direct result of @POTUS and his ugly rhetoric, his policies, and continued pandering to the alt-right and anti-Semites like Steve Bannon who work in the highest capacities of our government.”
  • Ald. Harry Osterman (48) posted info for a Women’s Day fundraiser to raise money for GirlForward, which supports teen refugee girls. 
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers has pics from this weekend’s Black Table event. Spot the elected official

  • Comm. Sean Morrison (R-17) shared info on the next Palos/Orland GOP monthly meeting. Comm. Tim Schneider (R-15) will be there.