New city council members might mean changes for Chicago neighborhoods

May 16, 2011

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The newest group of aldermen might bring new agendas for some Chicago wards, but sweeping change may not be upon the city yet.

Mayor-elect Emanuel isn’t the only one being sworn in on Monday. May 16 is also Inauguration Day for Chicago's new City Clerk, the City’s Treasurer and members of City Council. Some new aldermen might mean new agendas for some Chicago wards. But sweeping change may not be upon the city just yet.

To learn more about what’s ahead with aldermanic power, Eight Forty-Eight turned to Ben Joravsky, a staff writer for the Chicago Reader. Check our Joravsky's extensive coverage of Chicago's TIF program.