“When the complaint comes in, it’s down within five days; very often, within three days. If it’s high, it may take a day or two longer, but within five days the graffiti is removed,” said Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Charles Williams.
The Committee on Public Safety on Thursday recommended the full City Council approve increased fines for those convicted of graffiti offenses from $750 to a range of $1,500 to $2,500.
Think you’re seeing more graffiti around Chicago? Well you’re not alone.
The City of Chicago reportedly is moving more slowly these days to get rid of gang graffiti.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was experiencing a first on Wednesday – pushback from a majority of Chicago aldermen. It’s all over his budget plan for 2012.