Community Alert – Seeking to Identify – Wanted for Aggravated Battery-Stabbing – 18th District (Near North)

Community Alert – Seeking to Identify Robbery Offenders – CTA Red Line 18th District

A Night in Hollywood – Saturday, June 9 – Supporting Gilda’s Club Chicago

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Erie-LaSalle Body Shop and Genesis Electric & Technologies present:  A Night in Hollywood supporting Gilda’s Club Chicago

Saturday, June 9 –   7:00 p.m. to midnight at The Montgomery Club – 500 W. Superior, Chicago.

Chicago Recipes-Chicago Help Initiative Gala – Thursday, June 7

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Seasonal Street Sweeping Begins April 1!

The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) will resume their seasonal street sweeping schedule, which lasts from April 1 to mid-November.  DSS fleet of street sweepers help to keep streets clean and prevent dirt and debris from entering the sewer system – ultimately allowing for better drainage during a rain storm.

Click on the following link to view the 42nd Ward’s Street Sweeping Map, which corresponds with the Street Sweeping Schedule.

Residents are asked to be mindful of all temporary and permanent street sweeping parking restriction signage. To ensure curb-to-curb street cleaning, bright orange temporary parking restrictions are posted the day before sweeping service is scheduled to begin on any street.  Some streets have permanent signage that specifies a once-per-week period when parking is prohibited for street sweeping.

Please take care to read all posted parking restriction signs and be aware that street cleaning signs take precedence over other posted signs on the street. On street cleaning days, the streets should be kept clear of vehicles from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Vehicles that violate street-sweeping restrictions will be issued a citation and possible tow.

New Sweeper Tracker App Available for Residents!
A new online tool that allows residents to track the Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) street sweepers in real time. The new Sweeper Tracker App includes the upcoming season’s neighborhood cleaning schedules, which begin April 1.

Beginning Monday, DSS street sweepers will be working to clear litter and debris that has accumulated during winter months from residential and arterial streets across the City.

Residents can view these efforts here. The technology builds off the success of the City’s Plow tracker, which is activated during snow events to show the fleet of salt spreaders in real time.

Source:  Alderman Reilly Reports 3/30/18

Alderman Reilly’s Condominium Owners’ Privacy Ordinance Passed

Alderman Reilly is very pleased to report that the Chicago City Council voted on Wednesday to approve his Condominium Owners’ Privacy Ordinance, which was co-sponsored by Alderman Hopkins and Alderman Smith. The ordinance invokes Chicago’s “Home Rule Authority” to overrule Section 19(a)(7) of the Illinois Condominium Property Act, which forces condominium associations to share the personal phone numbers and email addresses of all unit owners upon written request by a unit owner.

Alderman Reilly sponsored the ordinance after receiving correspondence from numerous condominium associations and hundreds of 42nd Ward constituents who expressed concerns about privacy under the new State law.

Alderman Reilly believes that the Illinois State Legislature had good intentions when enacting this section of the Illinois Condominium Property Act, which sought to connect unit owners. Unfortunately, as written, the legislation mandates the release of personal contact information to unit owners, and creates significant privacy concerns.

Alderman Reilly’s ordinance prevents homeowner’s associations from sharing unit owners’ personal cell phone numbers and email addresses unless a 2/3 majority of the association votes to allow for the sharing of that personal information. The Condominium Owner’s Privacy Ordinance will take effect on April 18, 2018.

Illinois State Senator Kwame Raoul has also proposed legislation to amend the Illinois Condominium Property Act (SB0572). Senator Raoul’s amendment eliminates the requirement of condominium associations to share unit owners’ private contact information.Alderman Reilly supports Senator Raoul’s amendment and hopes it will be scheduled for a full vote in the near future.

Alderman Reilly would like to thank residents who contacted our office about this very serious privacy concern.

In win for condo owners worried about privacy, City Council adopts ordinance shielding personal info

Source:  Alderman Reilly Reports 3/30/18

A Citizen’s Guide to 911 Caller Anonymity


Brothers in Blue – May 10 – Join the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation



Join the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation on May 10th to celebrate our Brothers in Blue!

Thursday, May 10th
Shore Club Chicago
At North Avenue Beach
1603 N Lake Shore Drive

Three hour premium open bar
Come take pictures with the Bluesmobile!
Silent auction will open on Monday, May 7th at 11am so you can start bidding early!

1 for you, 1 for Blue – $150 — purchases a ticket for you and one for us to give to an officer!

Individual Tickets – $75 before April 10,
$95 between April 11 and May 9,
$110 at the door
Purchase Tickets!


Help The Chicago Police Department Paint the Town Blue! From May 10-17 Paint the Town Blue! Businesses all over the city will be selling blue and gold stars to proudly display their support of Chicago Police Families. Want to get involved? Contact Bridget for more information.

Since 2007, Total amount of assistance given to Chicago Police families in need is $9.4 million.

Donate Now!

Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, 1407 W Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60607

The Cook County Treasurer’s Annual Tax Sale – May 4, 2018

Are you in jeopardy of having your taxes sold at the next Annual Tax Sale on May 4, 2018.

In many cases, some individuals are considered “most vulnerable” based on prior tax sale history and because they may not even be aware of their delinquency.   These individuals have not updated their mailing address with the Treasurer’s office, and as a result, the U.S. Postal Service returned their tax bill “undeliverable.”

Visit or call (312) 443-5100 if you have questions pertaining to whether you are up-to-date on your tax payments.

If a recent change of address is the cause for missed correspondence from the Treasurer’s office, you can submit the  Name or Address Change Form, if a corrected address is found for a taxpayer.  This will ensure the Cook County Treasurer has your  up-to-date addresses for future mailings.  This form should be completed, notarized and emailed back to the Cook County Treasurer at the address given on the form.

Opportunities for Youth – Apply today! One Summer Chicago Job and Internship Program

Mayor Emanuel’s One Summer Chicago Program is now accepting applications for the more than 30,000 jobs and internship opportunities for youths ages 14 to 24. Participants gain valuable work experience while providing critical support resources. The application is available through May 21 at

The 2018 One Summer Chicago program will run July 2 through August 10. Opportunities range from infrastructure jobs and camp counselors; to urban agriculture and outdoor forestry projects; to office work and private sector experience.

To learn more, visit or click here to read the full press release.