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Recent News from the Office of the City Clerk

City Clerk Susana Mendoza
July 22, 2014

The Year-Round Vehicle Sticker Sales era is finally here: Thank you, Chicago motorists

Thank you for helping complete our successful transition from seasonal Chicago City Vehicle Sticker sales to a new era of Year-Round Sales. This was the last summer rush and with… Read more

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July 21, 2014

The Yellow Brick Road started at the Palmer House Hilton

Chicago’s Palmer House celebrates the 75th anniversary of the “Wizard of Oz” with a special cake decorating contest featuring After School Matters students, local elected officials and culinary stars Palmer… Read more

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July 15, 2014

Penalties, ticketing waived for one additional day for vehicle sticker customers

Office of the Clerk addresses network issues at currency exchanges, third party vendors Tonight between roughly 6 and 8:30 p.m. the computer network used by currency exchanges to sell Chicago… Read more

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June 30, 2014

Chicago City Vehicle Sticker grace period in effect through July 15, online sales extended through July 7

This summer, motorists are again being granted a two-week grace period for Chicago City Vehicle Stickers. While the 2013-2014 vehicle sticker indicates an expiration date of June 30, motorists have… Read more

Recent News from Chicago City Council

City of Chicago
June 6, 2013

Council to Consider Ordinance Raising Fines for Littering From a Vehicle

(O2013-4208)

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City of Chicago
June 6, 2013

Proposed Ordinance Would Add Section to Municipal Code Regarding Stolen Cell Phones

(O2013-4209)

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City of Chicago
June 6, 2013

“Keep Chicago Renting” Ordinance Receives City Council Approval

(SO2012-5127)

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City of Chicago
June 6, 2013

City Council Approves Amendment to Parking Meter Lease Agreement

(SO2013-4087)

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  • We were not going to let the cool summer weather stop us from meeting an #icebucketchallenge from State Sen. Dan Kotowski.
  • On Saturday, August 23, Chicagoans are invited to clean their communities, neighborhood school grounds and routes to and from school in preparation for back-to-school. The City's Department of Streets and Sanitation will provide all the cleaning tools necessary to get the job done, but we need residents to ‘Pitch In’ and clean their neighborhoods. Residents must register their Pitch In Chicago team by Friday, August 15. To register your team, call 311 or contact your alderman.
  • Last week, we ended seasonal Chicago City Vehicle Sticker sales forever. Goodbye long lines in the summer heat. Thanks to you, we have a new way of doing business. This transition would not have been possibly without your support. You deserve better service for paying the Wheel Tax and we're delivering it through Year-Round Sales. Thank you for being a big part of this historic change! http://bit.ly/1pgZmKN
  • Our Gale Street and Archer Avenue satellite office locations will be closed 30 minutes early tomorrow. Closing time at these locations will be 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 25. City Hall will be open until 5 p.m. as usual. Thanks!
  • Did you know the Yellow Brick Road started at Chicago's Palmer House Hilton? Read more about the connection between the City's iconic hotel and one of the most popular movies of all time as we get ready for the big After School Matters event on Friday marking the 75th anniversary of the release of the film in August 1939.
  • Our Archer Avenue Chicago City Clerk location has lost electrical power and will likely not be open this afternoon. Please visit us at one of the two other City Clerk office locations or one of our nearly 350 partner vendors across the City of Chicago.