Officials say the city of Chicago is updating its 311 information system to make things more efficient for residents.The information line is also used to request services or make reports, like for an abandoned vehicle, a cab complaint or graffiti removal.The newly updated system will give callers a
An initial review suggests that Chicago’s revised vacant property ordinance is bringing in a lot cash to the city, and that it’s helping city officials keep better count of the number of homes sitting vacant.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says City Hall ethics laws are in need of "a real scrubbing".An ethics task force, appointed by Emanuel, announced recommendations Monday to increase transparency and accountability. Emanuel said he'll work with Ald.
After a design submitted by a high school student was scrapped for having symbols perceived to be gang-related, the office of Chicago’s City Clerk came up with its own design for this year’s vehicle sticker.
The mayor is promising an ordinance that would trim the types of business licenses the city requires by 60 percent. He says the measure, planned for City Council introduction on Wednesday, would cut the number from 117 to 49 and make it easier for companies to operate in the city.