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June 25, 2021

A Note Regarding Fireworks

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. […]
April 15, 2021

Aldermanic Statement – Adam Toledo Video

April 15, 2021 This afternoon I reviewed the police body camera footage from the shooting death of Adam Toledo. Similar to the countless police videos that […]
March 23, 2021

40th Ward Vaccination Event – March 25

In addition to our recent partnership with Prism Health to bring a new vaccine site to our area, I have been working to coordinate a large […]
March 11, 2021

40th Ward Shred-A-Thon

The 40th Ward is hosting a FREE shredding event for 40th Ward residents. Please note that the event is weather permitting and will continue until 2pm […]
February 25, 2021

Dibs Announcement – Removal Starts March 2

CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF STREETS AND SANITATION TO BEGIN CLEARING STREETS OF “DIBS” Beginning Tuesday, March 2, the Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) crews will begin […]
February 11, 2021

City Offices Closed 2/12 and 2/15

The 40th Ward office will be closed on Friday, February 12, and Monday, February 15 for Lincoln’s birthday and President’s Day. The next Virtual Ward Night […]
February 7, 2021

2/6/2021 Non-Fatal Shooting

February 7, 2021 Dear Neighbors, Good evening. My office would like to make sure the community is informed about a recent shooting that occurred in the […]
February 2, 2021

Lawrence/Western Community Visioning Town Hall 1/28/21

Meeting Recording On Thursday, 28 January 2021, Aldermen Vasquez (40th) and Martin (47th) hosted a Community Visioning Town Hall regarding proposed development at the northwest corner […]