Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called a special City Council meeting for Thursday for consideration of a new map of the city’s 50 wards.
In the feud over the Chicago ward remap, a familiar, but oft-dismissed push to cut the City Council in half is resurfacing.
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.
Community activists in the Back of the Yards neighborhood says they’re not asking for much. They want one alderman.