Tuesday, September 4, 2012


Monday, August 27, 2012

The Chicago Department of Transportation has recently developed a Pedestrian Plan for the City. This plan is designed to provide a framework for improving pedestrian safety and encouraging an improved environment for pedestrians with the goal of achieving a healthier, more livable city.

CDOT Pedestrian Plan




Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A series of armed robberies have occurred recently in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The offender has been approaching targets with a handgun, demanding their personal property, and then flees. Please see the following link for additional details.

Community Alert 071812



Thursday, June 28, 2012

Metra has embarked on a process to develop a new strategic plan, which will guide the agency for years to come. One of the key first steps in that process is to cement into place their mission, values, and vision so that they can useContinue...


Hamlin Park pool is now open! Click  here to see the schedule for the pool.


Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Chicago Department of Transportation released an analysis of the 1/8 mile zones surrounding schools and parks in each Ward, along with data on traffic incidents.

School / Park Zone and Incident Data



Monday, April 23, 2012

Several Alderman have worked with the Better Government Association and various other good government groups and experts to craft a substitute ordinance that addresses some key shortcomings of the Mayor’s revised proposal. This issue is currently scheduled to be considered at a special City CouncilContinue...



Friday, February 24, 2012

Full closure of Racine from Fullerton to Belden is necessary in multiple up- coming time frames in order to facilitate certain critical theatre school construction processes. The following dates and time frames has been scheduled for closure and confirmed with the Chicago Department of Transportation:


Thursday, February 23, 2012

Senior citizen exemption forms were recently mailed to constituents that have filed previously for the Senior Citizen Exemption. This application form also includes a section where residents can sign up for the Senior Freeze if they meet the income guidelines.

To qualify for the Senior ExemptionContinue...


Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Chicago Park District has a new website that was launched earlier this year, which offers a number of enhancements. One of the biggest changes on the site is a new program registration system. With this new system, patrons are required to create an account beforeContinue...