Chicago Animal Care and Control is experiencing very high intake numbers, we’ve had 222 cats and dogs surrendered THIS MONTH alone, and we are just six days in. We currently have have over 460 cats and dogs in the building and there are more arriving daily. We need space for incoming animals.
Volunteer to work with student through CPS in rogers park and uptown
Via Metropolitan Water Reclamation District More rain is on its way to Chicagoland. Conserve water now to reduce the amount of water in your municipal sewers: Flooding and sewer backups can happen for a variety of reasons, ranging from conveyance of water flow in local pipes, the groundwater table, undersized drainage designs and roof loads, […]
Greetings Constituents, In observance of Independence Day, our office will be closed on July 3rd and 4th. Please feel free to contact us via our Contact Us form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
40th Ward Neighbors, With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I want to remind 40th Ward neighbors that fireworks are illegal in Chicago; even sparklers are banned. The only permitted “fireworks” in Chicago are glowworms, smoke bombs and party poppers. My office has heard from many residents who are concerned about the uptick in fireworks usage throughout the […]
Via Save Your Ash Coalition Chicago Chicago, IL — On the heels of the driest May in almost 30 years and worst air quality inthe world this week, the City of Chicago is poised to make history once again bypreserving Chicago’s 43,200 ash trees that help protect millions of residents fromdangerous airborne pollutants. On June […]
Later this summer at 6p on July 10, 2023, the Department of Transportation (CDOT) plans to convert Leavitt St. from Diversey Pkwy to Bowmanville Ave to a Neighborhood Greenway to calm car traffic and create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians. This will involve adding speed humps and striping a contraflow bike lane to […]
Notice is hereby given that the DISTRICT COUNCIL # 24COMMUNITY COMMISSION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY AND ACCOUNTABILITY will hold a public meeting, Sunday, June 11, 2023 3:00 pm Edgewater Library 6000 N. Broadway Ave Chicago, IL 60660 Zoom is also available via registration at https://bit.ly/24DC-july2023 The agenda for this meeting will be made available electronically on the […]
Meet the current members of the Council, see what’s going on at the Nature Park during the summer months, and find out about volunteer opportunities. 7/10/23 from 6:30-8p Green Briar Park, 2650 West Peterson Avenue Chicago IL 60659
Via Chicago Department of Public Health Air quality in Chicago continues to improve but is still rated as “unhealthy for sensitive groups” due to smoke from wildfires in Canada, according to Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) air monitors. It is still recommended that sensitive populations take precautions to protect themselves. CDPH is monitoring the situation closely […]
Alderperson Vasquez will host the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Immigrant and Refugee Rights as its Chair for the 2023 – 2027 term. He will be looking for passage of his Resolution Calling for Monthly Hearings on the City Response to the Migrant Crisis by way of having a subject matter hearing on the […]
If you are undocumented and between the ages of 42-64 you must enroll or re-enroll for Medicaid Benefits BEFORE JULY 1st, 2023 to receive Medicaid Benefits. To apply online: abe.illinois.gov If you need help you can reach out to the Indo-American Center (773) 973-4444, The Muslim Women’s Resource Center (773) 764-1686 or the Rohingya Cultural […]