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City Council Chambers

Emanuel Calls Special City Council Hearing On Ward Remap Plans

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called a special City Council meeting for Thursday for consideration of a new map of the city’s 50 wards.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

City Council Chambers

Hispanic Aldermen Propose City Council Map With Only 25 Wards

In the feud over the Chicago ward remap, a familiar, but oft-dismissed push to cut the City Council in half is resurfacing.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Is Progress Being Made On City Council Remap Effort? Maybe

Efforts to resolve differences over a new Aldermanic ward map broke down along racial lines Thursday, but top City Council officials say they’re hopeful they can reach agreement on a new plan floated this afternoon.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

City Hall

Back Of The Yards Residents Want One Alderman, Not Five

Community activists in the Back of the Yards neighborhood says they’re not asking for much. They want one alderman.

WBBM Newsradio–11/13/2011