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Ward Remap

New Ward Map

City Council Approves New Ward Map

The City Council has approved a new map for Chicago’s 50 wards, as required following the 2010 Census.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

City Council Chambers

Special Council Meeting Could End Ward Remap Debate

Several Chicago communities will be closely watching a special session of the City Council Thursday, as aldermen try to map out new ward boundaries.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2012

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

City Council Committees To Discuss Taxi Reforms, NATO/G8 Summits

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.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

City Hall

Latino Activists Pushing New Ward Map As Compromise

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is still publicly keeping clear of the fight among Chicago aldermen to redraw ward boundaries.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

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

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: City Council Will Resolve Ward Remap Issue

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.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Competing Plans Brewing Fight For City Council Ward Remap Effort

Black and Latino aldermen are backing competing plans and heading for a floor fight in the Chicago ward remap effort.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2011

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

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Report: Ald. Mell Gets Into Heated, Racially-Tinged Argument At City Hall

A published report is shedding light on a reported angry confrontation recently at City Hall.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

City Hall

Public Hearings To Begin For Ward Remap Process

Public hearings are expected to start Wednesday night on re-mapping Chicago’s 50 aldermanic wards.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011