Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation

Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation
Wed 1/08/2020
1:00 p.m.
Council Chamber -- City Hall -- Chicago, Illinois


  1. Attendance
  2. Approval Rule 45 Report
  3. Appointments as members of Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs and Special Events: Sandra Delgado, Juan Dies, Bob Faust, Robert Gomez, Esther Grisham Grimm, Tracie D. Hall, Akilah S. Halley, Kevin Iega Jeff, Tonika Lewis Johnson, Bill Michel, Coya Paz, Myrna Salazar, Jennifer A. Scott and Vivian Teng (expiring October 5, 2021); Paula Aguirre Serrano, Alison Cuddy, Amina J. Dickerson, Tempestt Hazel, Ginger Lane, Josephine Lee, Heather A. Miller, Cesareo J. Moreno, Margaret C. Murphy-Webb, Claire C. Rice, Silvia Rivera, David Schmitz, Paul J. Sznewajs, Omar Torres-Kortright and Tanner Woodford (expiring October 5, 2022)
  4. City of Chicago Special Events Ordinance (2020)
  5. Amendment of Municipal Code Section 10-8-335 regarding time requirements for outdoor special event permit applications
  6. Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-28 by modifying provisions regarding administration, funding and governance of Public Art Program
  7. Expenditure of Open Space Impact Fee funds with Neighborspace and Near North Unity Program for floating boardwalk and wildlife habitat between Weed St and Eastman St along North Branch of Chicago River
  8. Expenditure of Open Space Impact Fee funds providing 20% match to IDOT grant for studying Chicago River trail and access improvements
  9. Expenditure of Open Space Impact Fee funds to Chicago Dept Transportation for South Branch Chicago River and Bubbly Creek access study among communities of Bridgeport, Lower West Side and three parks along waterway


Amended Agenda
Amended Notice
Amended Summary

Attendance: 14 Present, 2 Absent

Name Ward Present Absent
Cardona, Jr., Felix
Cardona, Jr., Felix Ward 31
Gardiner, James M.
Gardiner, James M. Ward 45
Hadden, Maria E.
Hadden, Maria E. Ward 49
King, Sophia D.
King, Sophia D. Ward 4
La Spata, Daniel
La Spata, Daniel Ward 1
Martin, Matthew J.
Martin, Matthew J. Ward 47
Nugent, Samantha
Nugent, Samantha Ward 39
Osterman, Harry
Osterman, Harry Ward 48
Rodriguez, Michael D.
Rodriguez, Michael D. Ward 22
Sadlowski Garza, Susan
Sadlowski Garza, Susan Ward 10
Silverstein, Debra L.
Silverstein, Debra L. Ward 50
Sposato, Nicholas
Sposato, Nicholas Ward 38
Tabares, Silvana
Tabares, Silvana Ward 23
Taliaferro, Chris
Taliaferro, Chris Ward 29
Tunney, Thomas
Tunney, Thomas Ward 44
Vasquez, Jr., Andre
Vasquez, Jr., Andre Ward 40