City Council Committees


Committee Chairperson(s) Members
Aviation Zalewski, Michael R.
20
Budget and Government Operations Austin, Carrie M.
38
Committees, Rules and Ethics Harris, Michelle A.
51
Economic, Capital and Technology Development Moreno, Proco Joe
20
Education and Child Development Brookins, Jr., Howard
Burns, William D.
22
Finance Burke, Edward M.
36
Health and Environmental Protection Cardenas, George A.
20
Housing and Real Estate Moore, Joseph
17
Human Relations Dowell, Pat
Moreno, Proco Joe
18
License and Consumer Protection Mitts, Emma
18
Pedestrian and Traffic Safety Burnett, Jr., Walter
18
Public Safety Reboyras, Ariel
19
Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation Tunney, Thomas
20
Transportation and Public Way Beale, Anthony
16
Workforce Development and Audit O'Connor, Patrick
19
Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards Solis, Daniel
18
Council Office of Financial Analysis Oversight Committee Austin, Carrie M.
5
Joint Committee: Budget and Government Operations; Public Safety Austin, Carrie M.
Reboyras, Ariel
39
Joint Committee: Economic, Capital and Technology Development; Finance Moreno, Proco Joe
Burke, Edward M.
43
Joint Committee: Education and Child Development; Health and Environmental Protection Brookins, Jr., Howard
Cardenas, George A.
35
Joint Committee: Finance; Budget and Government Operations Austin, Carrie M.
Burke, Edward M.
43
Joint Committee: Finance; License and Consumer Protection Mitts, Emma
Burke, Edward M.
41
Joint Committee; Finance; Public Safety Reboyras, Ariel
Burke, Edward M.
38
Joint Committee: Finance; Public Safety Reboyras, Ariel
Burke, Edward M.
39
Joint Committee; Finance; Public Safety (inactive) Burke, Edward M.
Reboyras, Ariel
38
Joint Committee: Housing and Real Estate; Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards Solis, Daniel
Moore, Joseph
25
Joint Committee: Human Relations; Public Safety Dowell, Pat
Moreno, Proco Joe
Reboyras, Ariel
31
Joint Committee: Human Relations; Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation Tunney, Thomas
Moreno, Proco Joe
Dowell, Pat
28
Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Housing and Real Estate Moore, Joseph
Mitts, Emma
28
Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Public Safety Reboyras, Ariel
Mitts, Emma
29
Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Transportation and Public Way Mitts, Emma
Beale, Anthony
29
Joint Committee: License and Consumer Protection; Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards Solis, Daniel
Mitts, Emma
30
Joint Committee: Public Safety; Health and Environmental Protection Cardenas, George A.
Reboyras, Ariel
32
Joint Committee: Workforce Development and Audit; Committees, Rules and Ethics O'Connor, Patrick
Harris, Michelle A.
51

What do committees do?

Most meaningful legislative activity happens in committee meetings, where committee members debate proposed legislation. These meetings are open to the public.

Each committee is has a Chair, who controls the committee meeting agenda (and thus, the legislation to be considered).

Committee jurisdiction, memberships, and appointments all require City Council approval.

Chicago City Council is currently composed of 34 Committees.

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