Posts tagged "enviroment"

6th Ward: Events This Saturday

6th Ward: Events This Saturday
Here is a list of events going on in the ward for April. Whether you are cleaning up your financial, emotional or property. It’s Clean Up month. April 21, 2012 6th Ward Clean and Green 463 E 83rd st Various locations www.6thwardchicago.com April 21, 2012 West Chesterfield Clean and Green West Chesterfield Community House 9351... Read more »

Gardening: A Chatham Tradition

Gardening: A Chatham Tradition
It’s April, the basketball players are hooping hoping to be the next Anthony Davis, BBQ grills are going and the grass is already green on King Drive. The warriors are armed and ready with their lawn shears to do battle against crabgrass and other invasive species that do not fit in with the Kentucky bluegrass... Read more »

Is the New Whitney Young Library Project Dead?

Is the New Whitney Young Library Project Dead?
Now that the mayor has decided to reopen libraries on Mondays and force out Commissioner Mary Dempsey. Where does this leave the Whitney Young Library Project? The project has been delayed because of EPA issues. A grant from the EPA was suppose to be forthcomung but will it make a difference? Is there a will... Read more »
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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 »

ALDERMEN HAIRSTON AND SAWYER PROPOSE RE-EXAMINATION OF CITY CONTRACTING OFFERS

ALDERMEN HAIRSTON AND SAWYER PROPOSE RE-EXAMINATION OF CITY CONTRACTING OFFERS
Today Aldermen Leslie Hairston of the 5th Ward and Roderick T. Sawyer of the 6th Ward call on the city to re-examine parts of its third quarter Requests for Proposals. (RFPs) In these difficult economic times for the city there is a lack of oversight and examination that generally occurs in the contracting opportunities that... Read more »