Recent News from the Office of the City Clerk

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August 10, 2015

City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza Hosting Preparing for Greatness Childrens Etiquette Luncheon in Legendary Empire Room with Culinary Kids & Common Threads

WHO: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza WHAT: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza in collaboration with The Palmer House Hilton and her Culinary Kids initiative with the non-profit organization… Read more

August 4, 2015

City Clerk Mendoza responds to lack of state funding, programming cuts at Little Village’s Rauner YMCA

City Clerk Susana Mendoza issued the following statement in response to a decision by educators at the Rauner YMCA to discontinue the Teen REACH program due to lack of state… Read more

May 21, 2015

Federal court upholds Cook County ban on the sale of puppy mill animals

U.S. Federal Judge Matthew F. Kennelly today dismissed a complaint brought against Cook County by the Missouri Pet Breeders Association and other parties representing the puppy mill industry, effectively upholding… Read more

Chicago City Hall
May 18, 2015

City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza hosts inaugural open house at City Hall

Please feel free to visit the Office of the Chicago City Clerk for a meet and greet with Clerk Susana A. Mendoza this afternoon following the 2015 Inauguration event. Details… Read more

  • An original painting from the 1893 World's Fair was discovered in a Chicago Park District storage facility http://bit.ly/1NBDCap Chicago Mayor's Office
  • On this day in 1920, the 19th Amendment was certified as law and women were granted the right to vote. 95 years later, that's something to celebrate.We hope you take time today to mark #WomensEqualityDay!
  • Congratulations Chicago Public Library on winning the first ever Founders Award bit.ly/1JvN7oU #Chicago
  • Mayor to host town hall meetings regarding 2016 budget Chicago Mayor's Office http://bit.ly/1PMWLVe
  • WGN Morning News & Marcus Leshock stopped by our Growing for Greatness event earlier this week at the Palmer House Hilton. This video is really what it is all about - giving young people an opportunity to experience new and wonderful things like fine dining. Thank you to Chef Henry, Ken Price and our friends at the Palmer House, Common Threads and all of our students and staff from Von Linne, Martingale, Burke and Kozminski elementary schools.
  • Congratulations Elizabeth and all the people who worked so hard on this legislation.
  • Tune in tomorrow to WGN Morning News at 5:40 am with Marcus Leshock Complete coverage of our Culinary Kids, Common Treads and Palmer House sponsored event
  • Between Marcus Leshock and Lourdes Duarte from WGN TV who do you think was breaking the no cell phone rule at the table at today's Preparing for Greatness kids luncheon at the Palmer House Hilton?
  • This amazing event brought together 70 Chicago Public School students for a fine dining experience in the legendary Empire Room at the Palmer House Hilton. Thank you to the Palmer House Hilton, Common Threads and our friends at Von Linne, Burke, Nightingale and Kozminski elementary schools. We hope this was an educational culinary expierence for everyone who attended!
  • Arlington Heights to set their own rules regarding puppy mill pet sales. Please ask Arlington Heights Village Board to back humane animal laws: http://bit.ly/1J5fDcA
  • The Mayor launches the Mayor's Mentoring Challenge. To voluntter or for more information visit http://bit.ly/1dqHYSn
  • Join Maria Kaupas Center for a night of bowling and fun! The event takes place Thursday, August 27 from 6-9:00pm.
  • Don't forget, this weekend is the 57th Annual #Chicago Air & Water Show http://bit.ly/1hwkiOO #ChiAirandWater
  • Good news #Chicago, we are 2nd in nation for fast growing small business two years in a row! http://bit.ly/1HGEGSa
  • Help make Chicago even more bike-friendly. Submit a bike rack location request to CDOT http://bit.ly/1uTwNVr
  • We're excited for the third phase of the #Chicago river walk Curbed Chicago http://bit.ly/1KfR9OF
  • Very excited about our next Culinary Kids event with Palmer House featuring the house fine china, http://bit.ly/1IEFdGb.