Ward Reports

  • Ald. Proco Joe Moreno (1) is holding an affordable housing workshop August 20. 
  • Ald. Michelle Harris (8) spoke at the press conference for the 19th Annual Chicago Football Classic.
  • Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza (10) shared this story about CPS’ new bond issuance, and a follow-up post from CTU president Karen Lewis: “CPS and Mayor Emanuel want even more sacrifices than the $2 billion teachers have made over the last few years—yet the mayor refuses to ask for one cent of sacrifice from those who can afford it.”
  • Ald. Patrick D. Thompson (11) joined Cook County Comm. John Daley, Croatian Consul General Sanja Lakovic and the Grand Marshals Eleanor and Joseph “Stretch” Grzetich at St. Jerome for the 110th celebration of the Feast of the Velika Gospa.
  • Ald. Matt O’Shea’s (19) quarterly paper newsletter will be distributed to every home & business in Beverly, Morgan Park & Mount Greenwood this week.
  • Ald. Willie B. Cochran (20) is canceling his back to school event because of inclement weather.
  • Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26) shopped for back to school supplies with his kids (one who wasn’t happy). 
  • Ald. Walter Burnett (28) celebrated his birthday this week.
  • Ald. Chris Taliaferro’s (29) first participatory budgeting project, the mural at Austin and Corcoran, was completed this past week.
  • Ald. Anthony Napolitano’s (41) “Friends of Anthony Napolitano” will host its 2nd annual Golf Outing at Edgebrook Golf Course tomorrow.
  • Ald. John Arena (45) is partnering with Good City Group for “Walk the Line,” free walking tours commemorating the the 1816 Treaty of St. Louis, which created the Indian Boundary Line.
  • Ald. Joe Moore (49) shared this proposal to consolidate and merge local schools.