The city is taking a strategy used to combat potholes to cut down on the backlog of requests for tree trimming, dead tree removal and graffiti erasure.
As part of his budget plan for next year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to change the way garbage is collected in Chicago. Next summer, the mayor plans to switch from a ward-by-ward collection system to a grid-based system.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov talked with Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Tom Byrne to get the answers.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he has ordered Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Tom Byrne to tighten supervision to prevent a repeat of the Gold Coast accident.
The $142,464-a-year deputy Streets and Sanitation commissioner who presides over Chicago’s Snow Command has been slapped with a 25-day suspension for allegedly using city employees to perform his personal errands on city time
As the city gets blanketed with a fresh covering of snow Sunday morning, the city Department of Streets and Sanitation has dispatched 174 snow-fighting trucks onto the streets.
If you haven’t tuned up the snow blower, purchased the salt or picked out your Christmas tree, you had better do it now.