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Recent News from the Office of the City Clerk

PuppyMill
February 20, 2015

Chicago City Clerk Mendoza to fight puppy mill industry plan to block Companion Animal & Consumer Protection Ordinance

Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will fight a federal lawsuit filed by the puppy mill industry to block legislation to end the sale of… Read more

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February 10, 2015

Clerk Susana A. Mendoza on the passing of Alderman Joann Thompson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 10, 2014 Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza issued the following statement on the passing of Alderman Joann Thompson: “We are mourning the tragic loss… Read more

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December 18, 2014

Clerk Mendoza, civic hackers and tech developers release first-ever Chicago residential zoned parking maps and applications for motorists

Unique collaboration helps residents navigate one of the City’s most complicated, and costly, programs The Office of the Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza today joined today with technology developers… Read more

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December 12, 2014

Clerk Mendoza, aldermen, civic tech leaders to debut parking maps & apps for Chicago motorists

Help is on the way for the more than 200,000 Chicago motorists who live in residential parking zones. WHAT: Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, Chicago Ald. Brendan Reilly, 42nd Ward,… 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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  • A friendly reminder: Our offices, including satellite locations, will be closed on Monday, March 2 for Casimir Pulaski Day. We will reopen Tuesday morning. Our online EZ>BUY sales application is ALWAYS open for business. Thank you!
  • A cool WBEZ clip from Curious City puts the spotlight on Monday's Casimir Pulaski holiday and how this Polish hero is featured around #Chicago. Insights provided by local historian (and friend of the Clerk's Office) Daniel Pogorzelski.
  • Check out the adorable poster for the Sit Stay Read Bark 'n Ball on Friday, March 27 at Hotel Palomar. For more details on this wonderful program that combines children's literacy and dogs, or for more information about their fundraiser, please visit www.sitstayread.org.
  • Architectural Digest covers Community Tavern , an amazing - and beautiful - new restaurant you should visit soon in Jefferson Park. It's great to see this new addition to the neighborhood getting positive coverage.
  • Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council stand against puppy mills and the inhumane treatment of animals. Read more about how the puppy mill industry is working to rollback landmark legislation to promote animal adoption and decrease euthanasia rates in the City of Chicago and how we can come together to stop it.
  • We are very honored to be visiting with President Barack Obama,Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and local elected officials as the President designates the Pullman Historic District as a national monument this afternoon. Here's a short piece from NBC Chicago.
  • Thank you to the Chicago Police Department for helping retrieve those missing dogs. What an amazing story.
  • We are SO happy to hear the news and see pics of the carjacked dogs reunited with their owners, from The Chicago Sun-Times.
  • The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, today officially recognized our Office's Year-Round Chicago City Vehicle Sticker Program as part of their 2015 Bright Ideas program. Thank you for the wonderful honor. We could not have done it without the help of our great customers.
  • Just a reminder: Our offices are closed, along with all City offices, on Monday for President's Day. We close at 5 pm today and reopen Tuesday. Sorry for any inconvenience.
  • Our Office is closed today for Lincoln's birthday. Please come visit us tomorrow and sorry for any inconvenience. Online sales are available today and we will be back on Friday.
  • We have released a statement on the loss of our dear friend, Alderman Joann Thompson.
  • Our hearts and our prayers are with the family, friends, and staff of 16th Ward Alderman Joann Thompson. She was a wonderful advocate for her community and she will be greatly missed.
  • Just another reminder - Our satellite offices are closed today due to the snow. We plan on reopening tomorrow. City Hall is open for business until 5 p.m. Please call us at 312-744-6770 if you have any questions and stay warm!