Recent News from the Office of the City Clerk

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September 16, 2014

City Clerk Susana Mendoza to serve as Grand Marshal for The Puppy Mill Project – Chicago’s National Puppy Mill Awareness Day Parade

Animal welfare advocates will march down Michigan Avenue again this year to build awareness of the horrific conditions in puppy mills. Leading the annual National Puppy Mill Awareness Day Parade… Read more

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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

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

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

Recent News from Chicago City Council

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June 6, 2013

Council to Consider Ordinance Raising Fines for Littering From a Vehicle


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June 6, 2013

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


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June 6, 2013

“Keep Chicago Renting” Ordinance Receives City Council Approval


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June 6, 2013

City Council Approves Amendment to Parking Meter Lease Agreement


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  • I'm honored to be one of the grand marshals for this year's Puppy Mill Project - Chicago National Puppy Mill Awareness Day Parade. We hope to see all you friends of animals at noon on Sunday at 401 N. Michigan Avenue!
  • Albany Park has a brand new library! Congrats to the neighbors, patrons and Ald. Laurino. From Chicago ...
  • Any fan of art, theater or music in Chicago will love this Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events public gala tomorrow night at Millennium Park.
  • Which state yields the most out-of-state tickets in Chicago? Hint: It is one of our state's next door neighbors. Follow the link to read the full story from Chicago.
  • With this year's muddy, weekend-long Riot Fest coming to a close Sunday night, the Chicago Park District starts cleaning up Humboldt Park.
  • A new rail to trail project like the 606/Bloomingdale Trail could be coming to Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, from our friends at Chicago.
  • Closed Chicago businesses live on via Facebook.
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced this morning that Chicago’s kids have done it again, reading a record breaking 2.7 million books as part of "Rahm’s Readers Summer Learning Challenge." Now it's time for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to live up to his end of the bargain. Following the success of last year’s Rahm’s Readers program & the subsequent friendly dare between the Mayor &Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon to participate in the Polar Plunge this past winter, Mayor Emanuel challenged Chicago's kids to read 2.4 million books and wagered that if the goal was reached, Fallon would have to host the Tonight Show in Chicago for the first time since 1998. Click the link to read more and follow the drive to #BringBackJimmy on Twitter.
  • We are very excited this week for #ecw28, aka the 28th Annual Entrepreneurial Woman's Conference Luncheon. If you are a businesswoman in Chicago, this event on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the McCormick Place is a must. We are proud to be a part of it.
  • Look both ways! Active Trans survey reports on how just 18% of #Chicago drivers stop in ped walkways.
  • We will be opening a new Walgreens in the Loop in just about an hour. Another one of Chicago's iconic businesses helping make our downtown great.
  • It has been 13 years since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, but the sense of loss and the pride in our first responders never subsides. Thank you to all the heroes of that tragic day and those who were inspired by you to serve their country and their communities.
  • Have you seen the ridiculously cute underwater puppy photos recently featured on NPR and the NBC Nightly News?! Join our friends at Sit Stay Read! - the Chicago children's literacy organization - and Underwater Dogs and Underwater Puppies photographer Seth Casteel for a special event on Sept. 21.
  • Our Gale Street Office is closed for the remainder of the day due to a water main break nearby. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please use the link below to find another location while the main is fixed. Thank you!
  • If you don't have the live feed on at your desk yet, the Chicago City Council is just about ready to start the business portion of it's first meeting back since the summer break. The City's Inspector General, Single Room Occupancy residences, oil tanker and rail car safety and other items are on today's sizable agenda. Follow the proceedings along with the city's news reporters, your elected officials, community activists and all the City Council watchers on Twitter via #chicouncil.