Ward Reports

    • Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1) is holding a back to school fair with “free backpacks, school supplies, and resources for the whole family! The Chicago Fire is even sending their mascot Sparky to run soccer drills with neighborhood kids.”
    • Ald. Pat Dowell (3) shared info on the city’s next gun buyback event on September 17. 
    • Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10) shared video from a community protest of teacher layoffs: “stood with my community to demand funding for our teachers and for our public schools.”
    • Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson (11) invited residents to a community painting day at the 35th St. viaduct. 
    • Ald. Ed Burke (14) issued a press release on the death of Oscar D’Angelo, who he described as a “dear, charming, stubborn and engaging friend who will be impossible to forget and truly missed.
    • Ald. Matt O’Shea (19) tweeted about a local bar shutting down after a weapon was found in a police raid. 
    • Ald. Deb Mell (33) tweeted this story about her sister Patti Blagojevich’s pleas to a judge to be merciful in the re-sentencing former Gov. Rod Blagojevich
    • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) is co-hosting a back to school fair with State Sen. Iris Martinez, State Rep. Jaime Andrade, and Comm. Luis Arroyo Jr. and saysIt is up to Aldermen & Mayor to keep our Chicago Public Schools open this fall. We can raise revenue via corporate head tax & TIF surplus.”
    • Ald. John Arena (45) posted a study from a UIC/SAIC professor on arts initiatives on the Northwest side of Chicago and “how my office has used public art as a tool to jumpstart economic development efforts.”
    • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) says there’s TIF reform framework in place with the Mayor’s Office. “Aldermen opt-in, freeze TIFs, and enable auto-surplus of funds to taxing bodies.”