Latest ‘Newsletters’

Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 7, 2018

View this email in your browser September 7, 2018 Dear Neighbor, I want to thank all of our schools for getting off to a great start this week. This summer Senn High School went through a three million dollar capital project, which included renovation to the interior of the school and renovation to the front […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 31, 2018

View this email in your browser August 31, 2018 Dear Neighbor, On Wednesday, I announced my support for the rezoning of the residential area of East Andersonville from RT-4 to RS-3. This decision, which I believe is in the best interest of our community, follows months of consideration by residents and property owners in East […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 24, 2018

Dear Neighbor,Join me on Wednesday, August 29th from 5 to 7 pm behind Senn High School for the 48th Ward Back to School Celebration. This fun event helps get our community youth ready for another great school year in the 48th Ward. The Back to School Celebration will feature school supply giveaways, balloons from State Senator […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018 Dear Neighbor, Next Thursday, August 23rd at 6:30 pm I am hosting a community meeting at Peirce School, 1423 W. Bryn Mawr, regarding community zoning change request from the East Andersonville Residents’ Council (EARC) block club from the current RT-4 zoning to the proposed RS-3 zoning. This zoning change would cover the area in […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 Dear neighbor, Last weekend, our city suffered a record level of gun violence and bloodshed. This violence affects us all in our city. As a city, it is critical that we provide comprehensive resources to the communities facing high levels of violence. Police Superintendent Johnson will be deploying 500 to 600 additional […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – August 3, 2018

  View this email in your browser August 3, 2018 Dear neighbor, Last week Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the draft of a consent decree that will take a significant step toward providing needed reforms to the Chicago Police Department. This consent decree is a product of negotiations between the Attorney […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 27, 2018

Dear neighbor, It’s going to be a great weekend in our neighborhood. Tonight, businesses along Broadway will host Bands on Broadway in collaboration with the Edgewater Chamber of Commerce. We have worked hard as a community to increase the businesses on Broadway to make it a more walkable and vibrant street. Edgewater has a lot of […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 20, 2018

July 20, 2018 Dear neighbor, We are fortunate to live in a very diverse community. Our neighbors come from different walks of life, races, sexual orientations, countries of origin, income levels, ages, and faiths. It is this diversity that is the strength of our community and makes it a special place to live, work, or go […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – July 6, 2018

Dear neighbor, I hope you all enjoyed the 4th of July and the fireworks that were a little loud around our community. Last night was our successful kick-off to our Argyle Night Market. Despite an early rain we had over 3,000 people out to enjoy local vendors, live entertainment and great food. Please take the opportunity […]

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 29, 2018

Dear neighbor, Today Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jam Productions will announce a historic redevelopment agreement for the renovation and reopening of the Uptown Theater. The proposed $75 million dollar renovation will bring back to life this amazing theater and live music venue. This redevelopment project, when completed, will provide a significant cultural and economic boost […]

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