[remote or in person] City Council

Chicago City Council
Politics

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
10:00 a.m. — 2:00 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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Edited and summarized by the Chicago - IL Documenters Team

Note-taking by Angela Ybarra

Issue with right to protest was a main concern as DNC nears and permits are being denied or prohibited and also not allowed within certain distance from the convention center

Live reporting by RODNEY GIPSON

Issue with right to protest was a main concern as DNC nears and permits are being denied or prohibited and also not allowed within certain distance from the convention center

Rodney Gipson @rgipson459
Hi, I’ll be live-tweeting today's Chicago City Council Meeting #CHIdocumenters
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09:35 AM May 22, 2024 CDT

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@CHIdocumenters The meeting is scheduled for 10 AM but has not started as of yet.
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Council members have been asked to log into their devices. Meeting should be starting soon.
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The meeting has started at 10:13 AM
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The voting devices are now open.
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Standing for Pledge of Allegiance after roll call.
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Discussion on the effectiveness of Shot Spotter. General consensus is that Shot Spotter is not very effective.
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Council chairman reminded members to keep their comments respectful in consideration of the audience.
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Dustin Spence protesting for the city's support for the DNC in August.
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Speaker recognizing Haitian Born DuSable and Dusable Park as an icon for equality.
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Speaker, Jackie Brown, comments that Chicago should be a non-sanctuary city.
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Public comment period has ended.
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Alderman Patt Dowell recognizes the graduation of Dr. Dorothy Tillman, II. Received doctorate in integrated behavioral health.
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Alderman Janette Taylor, on the importance of young students being able to articulate what their community means to them.
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Alderman Pat Dowell recognizes the Public Allies program for young adults. The program prepares young adults for leadership.
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Ald. Pat Dowell recognizes Older Americans Month.
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Polished Pebbles youth organization has been recognized and acknowledged.
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Speakers comment on the importance of Jewish American Heritage month.
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Alderman Maria Hadden rises in support of Jewish American Heritage Month resolution.
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Chair recognizes Aldm. Knudsen thanks Aldm Silversteen on her commentary on Jewish American Heritage Month.
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Chair recognizes Aldm. David Moore who stands in support of Jewish American Heritage Month.
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There is a lot to cover in this meeting. I highly recommend viewing the recap on Facebook or .
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Comments and recognition of Haitian American Heritage Month. The Haitian people have persevered despite what the US has done to their country and people.
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Ald. David Moore speaks on Haitian American Heritage Month.
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Several aldermen acknowledge support for Haitian American Heritage Month and the importance of the resolution.
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Ald. Yancy will close by presenting the resolution in support of Haitian American Heritage month.
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Mayor Johnson announces the passing of the Haitian American Heritage Month Resolution.
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Acknowledgement of Asian American Heritage Month resolution.
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Asian American Heritage Month resolution.
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Alderman Maria Hadfen in support of the Asian American Heritage Month resolution.
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Council members Haden and Moore in support of Asian American Heritage Month Resolution.
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One of my takeaways from today's city council meeting. I already knew this but immigrants make our country better. Period!
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The Asian American, Pacific Islander resolution has been approved.
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Recogniztion of remembrance of Raydll Lacy.
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Mayor Johnson motions to return to regular order of business.
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Link to today's Finance resolutions: chrome-extension://efaidnbmnnnibpcajpcglclefindmkaj/
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The meeting adjourned at 4:15 PM, May 22nd.

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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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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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