Posts tagged "budget"

The RahmFather: Your Citizens Are Not Happy

The RahmFather: Your Citizens Are Not Happy
Last Tuesday October 30, 2012, the progressive caucus of the City of Chicago Council met at South Shore High School (1955 E. 75th Street). The caucus held the last of 3 community budget hearing meetings. The meetings were held because Mayor Rahm Emanuel has chosen not to hold community hearings on the budget and the... Read more »

Budget 2012: Alderman Sawyer Votes to Approve 2012 Chicago Budget

Budget 2012: Alderman Sawyer Votes to Approve 2012 Chicago Budget
Alderman Sawyer Votes to Approve 2012 Chicago Budget(function() { var scribd = document.createElement("script"); scribd.type = "text/javascript"; scribd.async = true; scribd.src = "http://www.scribd.com/javascripts/embed_code/inject.js"; var s = document.getElementsByTagName("script")[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(scribd, s); })();

Letter to the Mayor- I Know How to Dial 311

Letter to the Mayor- I Know How to Dial 311
I attended the Park Manor Neighbors Commuity Councill (PMCC) meeting last Monday, November 7, 2011. The meeting was lively as residents put the Chicago Police Department on the hot seat. The President Darlene Tribue addressed the audience about her frustration with a lack of communication with the Chicago Police Department. Her frustration led up to... Read more »
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Alderman Sawyer Supports Maintaining Library Funding in the 2012 Budget

Alderman Sawyer Supports Maintaining Library Funding in the 2012 Budget
ALDERMAN SAWYER SUPPORTS MAINTAINING LIBRARY FUNDING IN THE 2012 BUDGET Alderman Roderick T. Sawyer of the 6th Ward supports maintaining library staffing and hours of operation at its current levels. “This is not the time to be laying off workers,” Alderman Sawyer said, “the city council must do what it can in order to maintain... Read more »

Did Chatham Blow the Opportunity to Get a New Library?

Did Chatham Blow the Opportunity to Get a New Library?
Our new mayor Rahm Emmanuel has decided that the Chicago Public Library is expendable , he is proposing closing some libraries and reducing the hours they are open. In 2008 , the City of Chicago Council approved the overhaul of the Whitney Young Library, at 79th King Drive, that served the Chatham, Park Manor, Avalon Park, Chesterfield... Read more »