Ward Reports

  • Ald. Brian Hopkins (2), Mayor Rahm Emanuel & Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Charles Williams unveiled new rodent control measures being implemented throughout Chicago.
  • Ald. Rod Sawyer (6) attended the renaming of a water purification plant in honor of his father, Mayor Eugene Sawyer. He’s also co-hosting a debate watch party September 26. 
  • Ald. George Cardenas (12) asked “Who’s excited for another 5-11 Bears year ??  Kmon give a Cheer!”
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) tweeted some upcoming ward events. 
  • Ald. David Moore (17) shared the graphic footage of a man shot by police in Tulsa: “A couple of disturbing things beyond the obvious murder… No medical attention was given. Blacks are seen as animals to many white people. That is why we have no purposeful economic development in our communities, and why a human being is left to bleed out without any attention whatsoever.”
  • Ald. Michael Scott Jr. (24) is hosting a housing fair October 1. 
  • The Fox show “Empire” is filming in Ald. Danny Solis’ (25) ward on Friday. 
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) snapped a group picture of Ald. Deb Mell (33) and her former committeeman opponent, Aaron Goldstein together at a fundraiser for Goldstein. State Rep. Jaime Andrade and former State Rep candidate Harish Patel were there, too. 
  • Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41) had one of the most popular posts of the day among aldermen yesterday: “Cherish our first responders!!! These men and woman always answer the call knowing it may be their last. It’s never who am I going to help, it’s always tell me where you want me.”
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) says he’s working on bringing fair scheduling practices to Chicago, in connection with his paid sick leave effort. 
  • Cook County Comm. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia will talk with Rogers Park neighbors at Network 49’s (the 49th Ward’s independent political organization) next Community Forum. 
  • The Cook County Democratic Party will host its annual cocktail reception on October 13. Chairman Joe Berrios, honorary co-chairs Toni Preckwinkle and Mayor Rahm Emanuel will honor SEIU Local 1’s Tom Balanoff and Norwood Park Township Committeeman Rob Martwick Sr. Tickets are $200, and sponsorships range from $3000 to $25,000.