The City Council has approved a new map for Chicago’s 50 wards, as required following the 2010 Census.
Several Chicago communities will be closely watching a special session of the City Council Thursday, as aldermen try to map out new ward boundaries.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called a special City Council meeting for Thursday for consideration of a new map of the city’s 50 wards.
A busy day is on tap at City Hall Tuesday, with taxi regulation and the NATO/G8 summits among the matters up for debate in committee hearings.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is still publicly keeping clear of the fight among Chicago aldermen to redraw ward boundaries.
In the feud over the Chicago ward remap, a familiar, but oft-dismissed push to cut the City Council in half is resurfacing.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he thinks aldermen will stay “laser-focused” on reaching agreement on a remap plan to keep taxpayers from financing an expensive court fight.
Black and Latino aldermen are backing competing plans and heading for a floor fight in the Chicago ward remap effort.
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.
A published report is shedding light on a reported angry confrontation recently at City Hall.
Public hearings are expected to start Wednesday night on re-mapping Chicago’s 50 aldermanic wards.