Recent News from the Office of the City Clerk

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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

December 10, 2014

Clerk Mendoza on the loss of Judy Baar Topinka

The State of Illinois lost a great leader today and I’m terribly sad to have lost a friend and mentor. Judy was truly one of a kind. Quirky, fun-loving, brilliant… Read more

December 2, 2014

Clerk Mendoza supports much-needed increase of the minimum wage

Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza released the following statement regarding today’s vote to approve a minimum wage increase in the City of Chicago: “I want to congratulate Mayor Rahm Emanuel… 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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  • Barack Obama Presidential Library and more on the #chicouncil agenda today. Get caught up with help from the Chicago Tribune and watch the January Chicago City Council meeting live @ 10 am: bit.ly/106iakl.
  • Great historic photos and an overview of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Chicago legacy from The Chicago Sun-Times.
  • Awesome new improvements coming to Argyle Ave. via Chicago magazine.
  • Anti-puppy mill legislation in New Jersey passes with unanimous votes in both houses and awaits approval from Gov. Christie. Here's hoping Illinois soon follows and bans puppy mills for good.
  • The Chicago Tribune covers our newest innovation - a residential zoned parking map to help motorists. It includes over 8,000 different pieces of data and is the first of its kind in the more than 20 year old zone parking program.
  • DNAinfo.com Chicago covers our newest effort to be the most tech savvy government agency in the country. Take a look at our brand new residential zone parking map for Chicago motorists. This is the product of a collaboration with Smart Chicago and a group of local, talented app developers.