[remote or in person] City Council

Chicago City Council
Politics

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. CDT

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121 N LaSalle St Chicago, IL 60602 (Directions)

City Hall, 2nd floor, Council Chambers

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Reporting

Edited and summarized by the Chicago - IL Documenters Team

Note-taking by Chitra Iyer

Various members of the council expressed support of the Mayor's decision to appoint Julie Hernandez-Tomlin as Commissioner of the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.

Live reporting by Dylan Comerford

Various members of the council expressed support of the Mayor's decision to appoint Julie Hernandez-Tomlin as Commissioner of the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.

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#CHIdocumenters. The meeting begins at 10am.

10:01 AM Mar 20, 2024 CDT

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@CHIdocumenters To see the meeting agenda:
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The Mayor has called the City Council to order to begin the meeting.
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The first public comment is from a resident concerned about saftey as a result of migrants in the Gage Park area.
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The next public comment is from a resident concerned about how resources are not being allocated toward the homeless and instead toward migrants
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Another Gage Park resident is concerned about saftey in the area ."The system is failing us. We are the ones who put you there".
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Various members of the council as well as the Mayor are expressing support for the integral role of women within the council and beyond.
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The council is now voting on a Loan restructuring agreement with Halsted Limited Partnership for the acquisition and rehabilitation of a building on Halsted (48 Yea).
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Roll call vote is happening for authorization of the Corporation Counsel to enter into and execute Settlement Orders in Estate of Roshad McIntosh, deceased, by Cynthia Lane, administrator v. City of Chicago ($2,250,000). Ye 32, Nay 14. Motion passed.
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Roll call vote is happening for authorization of the Corporation Counsel to enter into and execute Settlement Orders in Rodriguez v. Guevara, et al., ($5,500,000). Yea 35, Nay 12. Motion passed.
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Authorization of the Corporation Counsel to enter into and execute Settlement Orders in Nathen Jones, a minor, by his guardian and mother, Erika Boyd v. City of Chicago, et al.,(amt $45,000,000), was passed.
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Various members of the council are expressing support of the Mayor's decision to appoint Julie Hernandez-Tomlin as Commissioner of the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.
chicago.gov/city/en/depts/…
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Tom Carney was recently appointed as Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation. Various members of the council are expressing support of the Mayor's decision to appoint him.
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Next regular meetingis set for: April 17, 10am
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The meeting was adjourned at 1:13pm.

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Chicago City Council

The Chicago City Council is the legislative branch of the government of the City of Chicago and consists of the Mayor and Aldermen elected from each of the City’s fifty wards. Source

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Meetings are also livestreamed at https://www.chicityclerk.com/.

At this link, scroll down to “Meeting Notices.” Look for “Watch now” and click on the link with the meeting title to go to a livestream page. If you don’t see a link for the meeting, you may be early or the meeting may be starting late. Wait a few moments and try refreshing your Internet tab.

Recordings of past City Council meetings may be found here: https://vimeo.com/user100351763/videos/sort:date.

See also: “What to Expect at a Meeting of Chicago’s City Council” via the Better Government Association.

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