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August 31, 2020

People’s Budget Submissions Deadline Is 9/7/2020

We are accepting submissions for the 2021 People’s Budget! Every year each ward gets $1.3M to spend on infrastructure, projects, and more! Do you think that […]
August 10, 2020

August 10, 2020 Storm and Downtown Update

Dear Neighbor, Our office has received reports of power outages and downed trees across the 40th Ward. Residents can report downed trees or branches via a […]
August 1, 2020

Public Notice of Shooting in 40th Ward

August 1, 2020 Public Notice of Shooting in the 40th Ward On Friday, July 31st around 1:15 pm, a young man was shot in the head […]
July 31, 2020

Make Your Own Sewing Guard Mask!

Introduction Shortly after the COVID pandemic changed our way of life in Chicago, the 40th Ward Neighborhood Network formed the Sewing Guard to create cloth face […]
July 30, 2020

40th Ward School Supply Drive

With the start of the school year right around the corner, Alderman Vasquez’s 40th Ward office is holding a school supply drive to support students and […]
July 17, 2020

Hollywood One Way Conversion Near Jamieson School

Hollywood Avenue One-Way Conversion from Francisco to Sacramento As of July 22, 2020, Hollywood Avenue, from Francisco Ave. to California Ave. will be converted to a […]
June 29, 2020

Quarterly Town Hall 6/27/2020

On June 27, 2020, Alderman Vasquez held the last of 4 Quarterly Town Halls. Town hall recording available here. If you have any questions, please feel […]
June 27, 2020

Shared Streets Town Hall 6/25/2020

On June 25, 2020, Alderman Vasquez held a Shared Streets Town Hall to discuss CDOT’s Shared Streets program of opening up residential streets for bike and […]