Ward Reports

  • Ald. Brian Hopkins (2) and Ald. Michele Smith (43) penned an op-edabout the Health Care Bubble Zone ordinance. 
  • Ald. Pat Dowell (3) shared new ratings for Bronzeville schools. 
  • Ald. Rod Sawyer (6) is having his next senior meet and greet tomorrow at his new office. 
  • Ald. George Cardenas (12) was worried about the Cubs: “Same playoff performance as last year. Frozen”.
  • Ald. David Moore’s (17) next quarterly meeting is this weekend at Ralph Ellison CICS. 
  • Ald. Scott Waguespack (32) tweeted this July story: “Chicago ‘Pay to play’ politics hasn’t slowed down biz'”
  • Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35) shared his takeaways from the budget speech. 
  • Ald. John Arena (45) has oak saplings to give away: first come, first served. 
  • Ald. James Cappleman (46) shared this protest video from just over a year ago to get Presbyterian Homes to sell to CHA. “Glad for the happy ending for seniors living there.”
  • Ald. Ameya Pawar (47) changed his cover photo to the W. 
  • City Council’s Latino Caucus issued this press release on the introduction of the budget: “The Caucus applauds the mayor for his commitment throughout the years to increasing economic opportunity within the African American community and it is the hope of the Caucus that the same efforts will be realized throughout all Latino communities.”
  • City Clerk Susana Mendoza is happy to help use funds from her office to provide adult mentors “to more than 7,200 young men in 20 neighborhoods with the highest homicide rates.” The mayor says the plan is already ahead of schedule: by next month 4,000 young men will have a mentor.