2016 News Archive

December 7, 2016
MEDIA ALERT WHO:             The Office of the Chicago City Clerk   WHAT:           The Office of the Chicago City Clerk presents the second annual Culinary Kids Christmas Kitchen. The Clerk’s Office will be joined byIllinois... Read more
October 12, 2016
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza today announced that they are launching the first phase of a far-reaching Municipal ID program to ensure all Chicago residents are able to access official identification. “Chicago is and has been a City that welcomes everyone, and an... Read more
October 11, 2016
MEDIA ALERT  WHO:  Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza WHAT:  Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza is hosting a coat drive to benefit Hands of Hope for You. All coats will be distributed to various women’s shelters throughout the Chicagoland area.  Donations of new and/or... Read more
October 4, 2016
The Office of Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza is delivering $15 million in funding for youth mentorship programs championed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel as part of his citywide anti-violence initiative. Mendoza said every Chicagoan has a responsibility when it comes to ending violence. “Last month,... Read more
September 22, 2016
Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza issued the following statement in support of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s address on public safety on Thursday evening:  “The City of Chicago is facing a challenge unlike any other in its history, a challenge marked by tragedy and loss. It has affected friends and... Read more
September 15, 2016
MEDIA ALERT  WHO:   Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza WHAT: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza in collaboration with Palmer House Executive Chef Stephen Henry, Testa Produce Chef Courtney Barton, 6th Ward Alderman Roderick Sawyer, former Chicago Bears linebacker Mickey... Read more
September 14, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE           Relief is on the way for Chicago motorists following the passage of new rules to reduce transaction fees in the Office of the City Clerk.  Currently, the Clerk’s Office charges $30.00 to replace a Chicago City Vehicle Sticker that... Read more
September 7, 2016
Transactional fees charged for services provided by the Office of the City Clerk could be drastically reduced under a proposal to be considered by a City Council committee tomorrow. Currently, the Clerk’s Office charges $30.00 to replace a sticker that is lost, stolen or damaged. The fee to... Read more
August 23, 2016
  MEDIA ALERT  WHO: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza WHAT: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza in collaboration with Palmer House Executive Chef Stephen Henry, cookbook author and journalist Anupy Singla, Testa Produce Chef Courtney Barton, 50th Ward Alderman Debra Silverstein,... Read more
July 20, 2016
Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza introduced an ordinance in today’s City Council to reduce some of the fee’s charged for Chicago City Vehicle Sticker services provided by the Office of the City Clerk. These fees include City Vehicle Sticker replacements, transferring Vehicle Stickers, and... Read more
July 20, 2016
Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza introduced an ordinance in today’s City Council meeting that will authorize the Office of the City Clerk to launch a pilot program that would allow residents to buy virtual guest parking passes via a digital application. The pilot program would make Residential... Read more
July 15, 2016
  MEDIA ALERT WHO: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza WHAT: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza in collaboration with The OpenGov Foundation, Alderman Carrie Austin, Alderman Roberto Maldonado, Alderman Ameya Pawar, and Alderman Anthony Napolitano will honor the winners of... Read more
July 11, 2016
Media Alert  WHO:  Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza WHAT: Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza will meet with young entrepreneurs from Chicago Startups as part of their summer launch program. Community Startups is an organization dedicated to bringing socially impactful ideas, created... Read more
July 5, 2016
Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza issued the following statement regarding the passing of the Honorable Abner Mikva: “A son of immigrants known for his determination, courage and independence, Abner Mikva was a quintessential Chicagoan. As a member of the Illinois General Assembly, a Congressman... Read more
June 29, 2016
Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza announced today that all City Clerk locations will be open from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 2. The special weekend hours are to help motorists whose vehicle stickers expire at the end of June avoid being ticketed over the long holiday weekend. Beginning... Read more