Ward Reports

  • Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) says “we need to take our game to the next level” to address rats in the city. 
  • Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson (11) unveiled special parking signs for the Sox game Saturday. His next quarterly meeting is October 5. 
  • Ald. Ed Burke (14), Morning Star Founder Joe Mansueto and his wife, Rika, and leadership from the Noble Network of Charter Schools will break ground for the new Mansueto High School in Brighton Park today. 
  • Ald. Raymond Lopez (15) commented on the police promotions announcement: “Filling the current 415 vacancies, filling the anticipated 400 promotions/retirements vacancies while adding an additional 970 uniformed positions is a step in the right direction. However, bringing out staffing levels to nearly 13,500 officers without sending them to the districts most impacted by violent crimes shouldn’t be an acceptable option.”
  • Ald. David Moore (17) posted this pic of the Chicago Police Department vs. The Men Of Englewood Softball Game and warned against gentrification in Englewood, encouraging young black millenials to buy property in the area. 
  • Ald. Matt O’Shea (19) tried to set the record straight on his school reorganization proposal in his newsletter. He says it’s not a done deal. 
  • Ald. Howard Brookins (21) shared this haunting image in the wake of the Terence Crutcher shooting with the caption “The Hunted ..#staywoke”
  • Ald. Roberto Maldonado (26) shared this memorial resolution for a history-making Puerto Rican CPD officer who passed away. 
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez Rosa (35) spoke to students at Columbia’s Chicago for Hispanic Heritage month. “Great discussion. The youth are so woke!”
  • A former Aldertracker, Brenden Moore, followed City Clerk Susana Mendoza while she campaigned for Comptroller. 
  • City Treasurer Kurt Summers posted this motivational pic on Instagram with the hashtags #godisamazing#sourceofmystrength #allthingsarepossible#greatnessawaits #phillipians413