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At the latest City Council meeting on Jul 20th, council members took action on 1645 pieces of legislation, including 186 that are non-routine.

One of the more unusual aspects of Chicago City Council is the volume of ordinances that are introduced and passed every month. Most of these are routine items like sign permits, damaged vehicle claims, sidewalk cafe approvals and honorifics.

To help sort through all of this, we classify all legislation and tag it appropriately. If something doesn’t look like a routine piece of legislation, we tag it as Non-Routine to make it easier to discover.

Non-Routine Activity

Ordinance 2016-2709 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-228-050 concerning public way access requirement for motor vehicle repair shops

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Appointment 2016-38 Approved

Appointment of Alicia Tate-Nadeau as Executive Director of Emergency Management and Communications

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine City Matters Appointment

Ordinance 2016-2642 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 7-12 by adding new Section 7-12-365 establishing Coyote Wildlife Management Program

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-2706 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-57 concerning Independent Citizen Police Monitor

7/20/2016 - Re-Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2015-6461 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-32 by adding new Section 2-32-627 entitled "Property Tax Relief Program"

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-3871 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 3-56-070 and 9-64-125 regarding wheel tax license emblems and 3-56-125 regarding commercial motor vehicle fleet

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2015-5933 Failed

Loading/StandingTow Zone(s) at 955 W Grand Ave - Loading Zone

7/20/2016 - Failed to Pass
Non-Routine Unclassified

Resolution 2016-326 Approved

Call for Illinois General Assembly to pass legislative reforms to allow sealing of criminal records from public view

7/20/2016 - Adopted
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Ordinance 2016-4003 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 13-12 requiring mortgagees to register, secure and maintain certain buildings

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Appointment 2016-47 Approved

Appointment of Nancy C. Andrade as member of Board of Ethics

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine City Matters Appointment

Ordinance 2016-4968 Passed

Lease agreement with Liquid NSB LLC to use portion of property at 3622-3624 N Cicero Ave as driveway ingress to adjacent lot at 3618 N Cicero Ave

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Lease Agreement

Appointment 2016-62 Approved

Appointment of Mark M. Heffron as member of Special Service Area No. 34, Uptown Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Appointment 2016-56 Approved

Appointment of Beverly A. Lynch as member of Special Service Area No. 20, South Western Avenue Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Resolution 2016-451 Active

Submission of public question to Chicago voters at November 8, 2016 election whether City of Chicago should work with federal government and State of Illinois to prioritize investments in ...

7/20/2016 - Adopted as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Elections

Resolution 2016-456 Approved

Support of Class 6(b) tax incentive for property at 920 W Pershing Rd

8/03/2016 - Signed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Incentives

Ordinance 2016-5466 Passed

Issuance of notes and amendment to Neighborhood Stabilization Funds for Rosenwald Courts Apartmentsd LP

8/03/2016 - Signed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Appointment 2016-64 Approved

Reappointment of Judy M. Erwin and Caroline O. Shoenberger as members of Special Service Area No. 48, Old Town Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Resolution 2016-460 Approved

Call for hearing(s) concerning gun-and-gang-related crime and distribution and trafficking of weapons

7/20/2016 - Adopted
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Hearing

Ordinance 2016-4814 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 1248 W 50th St to Cesario Hernandez under Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Appointment 2016-61 Approved

Reappointment of Noreen Keeney, Joshua A. Reitman, and Marc P. Vuong as members of Special Service Area No. 34, Uptown Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-4793 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-12 by adding new Section 045 establishing shared street pilot program

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4794 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-74-020 by repealing entry-level examination fee for position of police officer or uniform service in fire department

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5317 Passed

Support of Class C tax incentive for property at 2614 W Pershing Rd

8/03/2016 - Signed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Incentives

Ordinance 2016-4817 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-6-230(g)(5) to allow booting of motor vehicles on private property within 16th Ward and 28th Ward

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4826 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-60-022 (2.178) to allow additional alcoholic liquor licenses on portion(s) of N Wolcott Ave

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Ordinance 2016-4900 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 11310 S Homewood Ave to Curtis Jones

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5012 Passed

Intergovernmental lease agreement with Chicago Park District for use of City-owned office space at 740 N Sedgwick St

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5443 Passed

Multi-Family Program loan agreement with UPD 47th Street LP for low-income housing at 3246 W 47th St

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-4832 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-60-023 (15.12) to allow additional package goods licenses on portion(s) of W 63rd St

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Ordinance 2016-4831 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 5338 S Wolcott Ave to Mario Jimenez Franco and Rebecca Rueda

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Resolution 2016-464 Approved

Call for Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security to designate Ecuador for temporary protected status and provide temporary immigration relief to eligible Ecuadorian nationals impacted ...

7/20/2016 - Adopted
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Ordinance 2016-5418 Failed

Vehicle weight limitation at W 53rd St from Pulaski Rd to S Lawndale Ave - 5 ton limit

7/20/2016 - Failed to Pass
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Vehicle Weight Limitation

Ordinance 2016-4895 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 4150 S Calumet Ave, 4152 S Calumet Ave, 4156 S Calumet Ave and 6953 S Dorchester Ave to NeighborSpace

8/03/2016 - Signed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5449 Passed

Acquisition and conveyance of property and donation of tax credit loan to and execution of redevelopment agreement with Carling LLC for rehabilitation of single-room occupancy hotel at 1512 N ...

8/03/2016 - Signed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4756 Passed

Correction of City Council Journal of Proceedings of March 16, 2016

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Council Matters Correction of City Council Journal

Appointment 2016-60 Approved

Reappointment of Elena Duran and Jose Hernandez, Jr. as members of Special Service Area No. 25, Little Village Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-4849 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 5704 W 57th St to Adan Martinez and Beatriz Martinez

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4887 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Section 2-92-588 concerning veteran-owned business enterprises set-aside program for contracts where costs are paid from Tax Increment ...

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Increment Financing

Ordinance 2016-4792 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4 and 11 regarding residential recycling

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Appointment 2016-57 Approved

Appointment of Bryan P. Farrell as member of Special Service Area No. 20, South Western Avenue Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-4902 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 12010 S Normal Ave to New Vision of Faith Ministries

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4829 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-60-023 (1.2) to allow additional package goods licenses on portion(s) of W Chicago Ave

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Appointment 2016-63 Approved

Appointment of Karl D. Sullivan as member of Special Service Area No. 34, Uptown Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-5043 Passed

Amendment of Right of Entry Agreement with Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority to extend existing term for parking at 3050 S Cottage Grove Ave

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Appointment 2016-58 Approved

Appointment of Jimo A. Kasali as member of Special Service Area No. 20, South Western Avenue Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-4846 Passed

Opening of public way(s) in area bounded by W Diversey Pkwy, N Clybourn Ave, W Fullerton Ave, N Damen Ave, N Elston and N Wolcott Ave

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-4812 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 5321 S Menard Ave to BPAC Building Company, LLC

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4834 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 4-60-022 and 4-60-023 to correct subsection numbering inaccuracies concerning liquor sales and package goods restrictions

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Appointment 2016-59 Approved

Reappointment of Margaret A. O'Connell as member of Special Service Area No. 20, South Western Avenue Commission

7/20/2016 - Approved
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-4875 Passed

Release of use restriction covenant regarding vacation of public way(s) in block bounded by W Randolph St, W Washington Blvd, N Aberdeen St and N Carpenter St

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-4795 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-92-407 and 2-92-418 regarding contract bid incentives for utilization of veteran-owned subcontractors and small local businesses

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4815 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 1303 S Heath Ave to Jose Villanueva and Maria Villanueva under Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4835 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-60-023 (32.37) to allow additional package goods licenses on portion(s) of N Milwaukee Ave

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Ordinance 2016-4833 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-6-230(g)(5) to allow booting of motor vehicles on private property within 24th Ward

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4791 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4, 7 and 10 regarding produce stands on public way program

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5218 Passed

Multi-Family Program funds loan agreement with Midwest Limited Partnership for rehabilitation of residential building at 6 N Hamlin Ave for low and moderate income families

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-3871 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 3-56-070 and 9-64-125 regarding wheel tax license emblems and 3-56-125 regarding commercial motor vehicle fleet

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4876 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 6024 S Ada St to Alex Velazquez

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4796 Passed

Annual Appropriation Ordinance Year 2016 amendment within Fund No. 925 for Department of Fleet and Facility Management, Department of Public Health and Chicago Police Department

8/03/2016 - Signed
Non-Routine City Matters Annual Appropriation

Ordinance 2016-4836 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 5700 W 57th St (Rear) to Adan Martinez and Beatriz Martinez under Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4947 Passed

Lease agreement with Christy Webber & Company d.b.a. Christy Webber Landscapes for use of office space in Chicago Center for Green Technology at 445 N Sacramento Blvd

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Lease Agreement

Ordinance 2016-4838 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 17-12 concerning types of signs allowed in DC and DX Zoning Districts

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4816 Passed

Sale of City-owned property at 4025 W Lexington St to Patricia Chambers

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5114 Passed

Amendment of +Right of Entry Agreement with Chicago Park District to extend existing term for parking at 3050 S Cottage Grove Ave

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Resolution 2016-455 Approved

Department of Procurement Services directed to study best practices regarding veteran set-aside programs for possible inclusion in City procurement contracts

7/20/2016 - Adopted
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-4797 Passed

Annual Appropriation Ordinance Year 2016 amendment and reallocation of Motor Fuel Tax (TIF) fund expenditures

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Annual Appropriation

Ordinance 2016-5227 Passed

Public street opening in area bounded by E Pershing Rd., S Lakeshore Dr and E Oakwood Blvd

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Report 2016-29 Active

Mayoral response to Inspector General's Report - Advisory Concerning Claims and Analysis and Risk Management

7/20/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2015-8286 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 10-28-015 regarding issuance of public way use permits

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5506 Active

Amendment of intergovernmental agreement relating to O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission - Donald W. Walsh

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Airports

Report 2016-28 Active

Inspector General's Report - Department of Transportation and Finance, Loading Zone and Residential Disabled Sign Processess Follow-Up Inquiry

7/20/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine City Matters Special Funds Inspector General

Ordinance 2016-5533 Passed

Release of restrictive covenant associated with vacation of W Carroll St from N Peoria St to N Halsted St

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5534 Active

Service drives/diagonal parking at N Knox Ave from W Addison St to W Cornelia Ave - repeal

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Service Drive/Diagonal Parking

Report 2016-31 Active

Inspector General's Quarterly Report (2016 Q2)

7/20/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine City Matters Special Funds Inspector General

Report 2016-30 Active

Independent Police Review Authority Quarterly Report (2016 Q2)

7/20/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine City Matters Police Oversight

Ordinance 2016-5540 Active

Correction of City Council Journal of Proceedings of May 18, 2016

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Correction of City Council Journal

Ordinance 2016-5542 Passed

Traffic direction - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Traffic Direction

Ordinance 2016-5538 Passed

Loading/Standing Zone(s) - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5539 Active

Correction of City Council Journal of Proceedings of May 18, 2016

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Correction of City Council Journal

Ordinance 2016-5635 Active

Support of Class L tax incentive for property at 312 N Carpenter St

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Incentives

Ordinance 2016-5623 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 13-20, 13-172, 18-13 and 18-28 regarding energy conservation

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5611 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-114 by adding new Section 9-114-315 concerning unlawful acts by owners and operators of charter/sightseeing vehicles

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5605 Active

Support of Class 7(c) tax incentive for property at 921 S Jefferson St

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Ordinance 2016-4794 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-74-020 by repealing entry-level examination fee imposed on applicants for position of police officer or uniform service in fire department

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Resolution 2016-546 Active

Call for Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authoriy discontinue name designation of "McCormick Square" for area bounded by E 21st St, Stevenson Expressway, CTA green line and Lake Michigan

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Appointment 2016-67 Active

Appointment of Michael T. Sullivan as member of Special Service Area No. 22, Andersonville Commission

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-5707 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code of Chicago by adding new Chapter 2-83 entitled "Civilian Police Accountability Council"

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4003 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 13-12 requiring mortgagees to register, secure and maintain certain buildings

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-4792 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 4 and 11 regarding residential recycling

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Appointment 2016-71 Active

Appointment of Mark Kelly as Commissioner of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Appointment

Ordinance 2016-5616 Active

Vacation of public street(s) on portions of W School St and N Clifton Ave

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Vacation of Public Street

Resolution 2016-559 Approved

Establishment of POW/MIA chair in City Council Chamber

7/20/2016 - Adopted
Non-Routine Unclassified

Order 2016-391 Approved

Payment of various small claims

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Small Claims Settlement of Claims

Claim 2016-1393 Active

Various small claims

7/20/2016 - Failed to Pass
Non-Routine Small Claims Settlement of Claims

Resolution 2016-451 Approved

Submission of public question to Chicago voters at November 8, 2016 election whether City of Chicago should work with federal government and State of Illinois to prioritize investments in ...

7/20/2016 - Adopted
Non-Routine City Matters Elections

Order 2016-385 Approved

Settlement agreement regarding Gentila Mitchell, as mother and next friend of Gelonza Jenkins, a minor, and Alonzo Jenkins, a minor, v. the City of Chicago, a municipal corporation, Officer ...

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Settlement Agreement

Ordinance 2016-5657 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 5648-5650 S Racine Ave to Stone Temple Church of God in Christ Assembled

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5612 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-92 by adding new Section 2-92-336 regarding contract bid incentive for ex-offender apprentice utilization

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Appointment 2016-69 Active

Appointment of Meghan K. Harte as member of Chicago Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Appointment

Ordinance 2016-4796 Passed

Annual Appropriation Ordinance Year 2016 amendment within Fund No. 925 for Department of Fleet and Facility Management, Department of Public Health and Chicago Police Department

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Annual Appropriation

Resolution 2016-548 Active

Call for Chicago Cubs, Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls to designate POW/MIA empty chair at Wrigley Field and United Center

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Ordinance 2016-5547 Passed

Miscellaneous sign(s) - Reserved Disabled Parking - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Resolution 2016-545 Active

Support of Class 6(b) tax incentive for property at 717 S Desplaines St

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Incentives

Ordinance 2016-5698 Active

Speed limitation at W Argyle Ave from N Broadway to N Sheridan Rd - 20 mph

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Speed Limits

Ordinance 2016-5714 Active

Traffic direction at N Talman Ave from N Milwaukee Ave to second alley north - One Way northerly - repeal

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Traffic Direction

Ordinance 2016-5621 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 2810-2814 E 83rd St and 2820 E 83rd St to Ujamaa Holdings Group LLC

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5604 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Title 4 by adding new Chapter 4-355 regarding annual license requirements for portable audiovisual riggers

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5609 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 17-6-0403-F requiring special use approval for medical cannabis dispensing organizations within Planned Manufacturing District No. 2B

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5706 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 3-20 entitled "Chicago Employers' Expense Tax"

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-6083 Active

Issuance of Chicago O'Hare International Airport General Airport Senior Lien Revenue (Refunding) Bonds, Series 2016A

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Airports

Ordinance 2016-5613 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Sections 4-60-022 and 4-60-023 subsections (37.14), (37.29), (37.31) and (37.39) to disallow additional alcoholic liquor and package goods licenses on portion(s) of ...

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Ordinance 2016-5637 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-84 requiring Department of Police to maintain service provider list of all nonprofit and government legal service providers who provide free legal ...

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5601 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Title 16 by adding new Chapter 16-10 entitled "Revenue Expenditure Directive for Infrastructure for Public Benefit"

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5703 Active

Creation of Vacant Building Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Purchase and Rehabilitation Program for Pulaski Corridor and Midwest Redevelopment Project Areas and execution of agreements with ...

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Increment Financing

Ordinance 2016-6084 Active

First amendment to lease agreement with Sweet Water Foundation regarding expansion of leased premises at 5700 S Lafayette Ave

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-6078 Active

Loan and redevelopment agreement with and issuance of tax-exempt multi-family housing revenue bondsfor PGS Bronzeville III Limited Partnership for acquisition and renovation of residential ...

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Finances Bonds

Ordinance 2016-5669 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 6104 S Ellis Ave, 6123 S Ellis Ave, 507 E 60th St, and 535 E 60th St to Greenline Development, Inc.

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Appointment 2016-70 Active

Appointment of Steve Flores as member of Chicago Police Board

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Appointment

Appointment 2016-68 Active

Appointment of Matthew W. Brewer and Mark J. Cozzi as members of Chicago Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Appointment

Ordinance 2016-5602 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 848 N Massasoit Ave to James Kittrel Bernard, Jr. under Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-4793 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 9-12 by adding new Section 045 establishing shared street pilot program

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2015-6461 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-32 by adding new Section 2-32-627 entitled "Property Tax Relief Program"

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Resolution 2016-547 Active

Expression of support for peaceful practice of Falun Gong in People's Republic of China

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Ordinance 2016-5666 Active

Creation of Public School Revitalization Grant for distribution of tax increment financing (TIF) Surplus Funds to financially distressed school districts

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Increment Financing

Ordinance 2016-5641 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 5525 S Indiana Ave to Vellera Heard under Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5951 Active

Intergovernmental agreement with Chicago Board of Education for provision of tax increment financing (TIF) assistance for New South Loop Elementary School

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Increment Financing

Ordinance 2016-5607 Active

Modification of provisions of Small Business Improvement Fund program

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Special Funds Small Business Improvement Fund

Appointment 2016-66 Active

Appointment of Jared P. Dolan as member of Special Service Area No. 34, Uptown Commission

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-5627 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 4931 S Justine St to Pedro Rodriguez and San Juana Rodriguez under Adjacent Neighbors Land Acquisition Program

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5546 Passed

Miscellaneous sign(s) - School Parking - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5622 Active

Approval of plat of Shops and Lofts Resubdivision

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Subdivison

Order 2016-392 Approved

Payment of condominium refuse rebate claims

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Small Claims Settlement of Claims

Ordinance 2016-5691 Active

Traffic direction at N Lamon Ave from W Dakin St to W Irving Park Rd - One Way northerly - repeal

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Traffic Direction

Ordinance 2016-6079 Active

Loan restructuring and issuance of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bondsfor Lawn Terrace Preservation, LP associated with construction of residential building at 3214 W 63rd St

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Finances Bonds

Ordinance 2016-5712 Active

Second amendment of tax increment financing (TIF) neighborhood improvement program with Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. to continue administration of 119th and Halsted, 119th/I-57, ...

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Increment Financing

Order 2016-386 Approved

Tag day permit(s) for Misericordia Heart of Mercy Center; St. Mary of Providence

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Churches and Non-Profits Tag Day Permits

Ordinance 2016-5608 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 4-60 and 4-160 concerning issuance of liquor licenses for sports plaza venues

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Order 2016-383 Approved

Settlement agreement regarding Michelle Castellanos, Individually, and as Independent Executor of the Estate of Esau Castellanos, Deceased v. Shawn Lawryn, Juan Martinez, and the City of Chicago, ...

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Settlement Agreement

Ordinance 2016-5632 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 5422 S Ashland Ave to Richard T. Whitehead, Jr. and Temirah A. Whitehead

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5592 Active

Ninth supplemental indenture securing Chicago O'Hare International Airport Passenger Facility Charge Revenue Bonds, Series 2016A and Passenger Facility Charge Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2016B

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Airports

Order 2016-387 Approved

Payment of hospital and medical expenses of Police and Firefighters - Regular Orders - all amounts

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Small Claims Settlement of Claims

Order 2016-388 Approved

Payment of hospital and medical expenses of Police and Firefighters - Regular Orders - each amount not to exceed $1,000

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Small Claims Settlement of Claims

Ordinance 2016-2642 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 7-12 by adding new Section 7-12-365 establishing Coyote Wildlife Management Program

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-6067 Passed

Provisions concerning award of tax increment financing (TIF) funds under Department of Planning and Development redevelopment program

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Increment Financing

Ordinance 2016-5610 Active

Sale of City-owned property at 1411-1413 W 69th St to Willie Riley, Sr.

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Getting and Giving Land

Ordinance 2016-5548 Passed

Miscellaneous sign(s) - No Truck Parking - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5545 Passed

Vehicle weight limitation - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Vehicle Weight Limitation

Ordinance 2016-5606 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-60-023 (28.15) to allow additional package goods licenses on portion(s) of W Madison St

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Resolution 2016-544 Active

Support of Class 6(b) tax incentive for property at 4237 W Ann Lurie Pl (a.k.a. 4237 W 42nd Pl)

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Incentives

Order 2016-384 Approved

Settlement agreement regarding Robert Cook, Heather Gerloski, and Thomas Gerloski v. City of Chicago, Jerome Finnigan, Keith Fuelling, Paul Burg, Jennifer Przybylo, and Ken Abels, cited as 06 C ...

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Settlement Agreement

Resolution 2016-549 Active

Call for Illinois congressional delegation to oppose Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Ordinance 2016-4817 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-6-230(g)(5) to allow booting of motor vehicles on private property within 16th Ward and 28th Ward

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-6110 Passed

Transfer of fund within Committee on Economic, Capital and Technology Development

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-6082 Active

Amendment of redevelopment agreement with Latino Chicago Theater Company (Panamerica Performance Works) related to construction of cultural center at 2612-2620 W Ogden Ave

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Redevelopment Agreement

Ordinance 2016-5619 Active

Vacation of public alley(s) in area bounded by N Troy St, W Hood Ave N Albany Ave and W Peterson Ave

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Vacation of Public Street

Ordinance 2016-6085 Active

Lease agreement with Chicago Title Land Trust, solely as trustee for beneficiary Irving Sterling Venture LLC for premises at 3542-3552 W Irving Park Rd for use by Chicago Public Library

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Lease Agreement

Order 2016-389 Approved

Payment of hospital and medical expenses of Police and Firefighters - Third Party Orders - all amounts

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Small Claims Settlement of Claims

Order 2016-390 Approved

Payment of hospital and medical expenses of Police Officers and Firefighters - Third Party Orders - each amount not to exceed $1,000

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Small Claims Settlement of Claims

Resolution 2016-550 Active

Call for City Colleges of Chicago to expand Chicago STAR Scholarship program to all Chicago high school students

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action

Ordinance 2016-6077 Active

Multi-Family Program Funds loan agreement and associated low-income housing tax credits with Woodlawn Station Preservation Associates LP (Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc.) regarding ...

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5549 Failed

Sundry traffic regulation(s) and sign(s)

7/20/2016 - Failed to Pass
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5813 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 3-56-100 and 9-68-020 by modifying fees for replacement and transfer of wheel tax emblems, one-day parking permits, and residential parking permit zone changes

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5603 Active

Waiver of building and facility-related permit and license fees for Chicago Board of Education

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Unclassified

Order 2016-412 Active

Driveway Permit No. 09-110909 at 3914 and 3916 W 16th St - revoke

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5624 Active

Vacation of public alley(s) in area bounded by N Kilpatrick Ave, N Milwaukee Ave and W Irving Park Rd

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Vacation of Public Street

Ordinance 2016-5634 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-60-022 (47.16) to allow additional alcoholic liquor licenses on portion(s) of N Damen Ave

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Appointment 2016-65 Active

Appointment of Michael J. Kane as member of Special Service Area No. 38, Northcenter Commission

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Special Service Area

Ordinance 2016-5636 Active

Annual Appropriation Ordinance Year 2016 amendment within Fund No. 925 for Department of Planning and Development

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Annual Appropriation

Ordinance 2016-5628 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 4-60-023 (48.21) to allow additional package goods licenses on portion(s) of N Broadway

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine Ward Matters Land Use Liquor and Package Store Restrictions

Ordinance 2016-5647 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-68-020 exempting disabled persons with valid, current residential parking permit from residential parking permit fee

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5593 Active

Amendment of Chapters 9-64 and 9-68 of Municipal Code by further regulating issuance of residential parking permits

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5643 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64-170 and 9-112-460 to allow parking of taxicabs on residential and business streets

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5620 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-64-080 concerning parking restrictions on federal holidays

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-6067 Passed

Implementation of redevelopment program for provision of tax increment financing (TIF) assistance to address certain environmental conditions of vacant or unused land within tax increment ...

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Ward Matters Economic Development Tax Increment Financing

Ordinance 2015-8286 Passed

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 10-28-015 regarding issuance of public way use permits

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5538 Passed

Loading/Standing Zone(s) - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5547 Passed

Miscellaneous sign(s) - Reserved Disabled Parking - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5546 Passed

Miscellaneous sign(s) - School Parking - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5601 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Title 16 by adding new Chapter 16-10 entitled "Revenue Expenditure Directive for Infrastructure for Public Benefit"

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5545 Passed

Vehicle weight limitation - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Vehicle Weight Limitation

Ordinance 2016-5542 Passed

Traffic direction - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Traffic Direction

Ordinance 2015-7837 Passed

Vacation of public alley in area bounded by S Michigan Ave, E 22nd St, S Indiana Ave and E 23rd St

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine City Matters City Business Vacation of Public Street

Ordinance 2016-5548 Passed

Miscellaneous sign(s) - No Truck Parking - establish and amend

7/20/2016 - Passed as Substitute
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-5609 Active

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 17-6-0403-F requiring special use approval for medical cannabis dispensing organizations within Planned Manufacturing District No. 2B

7/20/2016 - Referred
Non-Routine City Matters Municipal Code

Ordinance 2016-5549 Failed

Sundry traffic regulation(s) and sign(s)

7/20/2016 - Failed to Pass
Non-Routine Unclassified

Ordinance 2016-864 Passed

Traffic direction at W Adams St, 2600 block - One Way westerly - remove

7/20/2016 - Passed
Non-Routine Ward Matters Traffic Traffic Direction

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Since the last council meeting

After Jul 20th, City Council introduced 72 new pieces of legislation, including 4 that are non-routine.

Non-routine legislation introduced

Report 2016-32 Active

Audit by Office of Inspector General regarding Department of Finance Emergency Medical Services Billing

9/14/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine Unclassified

Communication 2016-33 None

Notification of sale of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds (Villages of Westhaven Project) Series 2016

9/14/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine City Matters Finances Bonds

Report 2016-34 Active

City Comptroller's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (2015)

8/22/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine City Matters Finances Financial Reports

Communication 2016-35 None

Expression of opposition to proposed zoning amendment for property at 5550 North Ashland Ave

9/14/2016 - Placed on File
Non-Routine Council Matters Call for Action