Press Release
February 13, 2013

Measures Introduced and Approved by the Chicago City Council Today

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

Attached please find press releases announcing various measures approved and introduced by the Chicago City Council today. Below is a list of the releases attached for your convenience:

Measures Approved:

  1. City Council Passes Amendments to Strengthen City's Firearm Ordinance and Increase Penalties for  Offenders
  2. City Council Approves Reforms to Sign Provisions of the Municipal Code
  3. City Council Approves of Specialty Retail Lease Agreement at O'Hare International Airport
  4. Mayor Emanuel Expands Job Opportunities for Ex-Offenders 
  5. Various Community and Land Development Measures Approved by City Council
  6. City Council Approves Appointments to City of Chicago Boards and Authorities

Measures introduced:

  1. Bloomingdale Park and Trail Proposals Are Among Final Details Before Summer Construction
  2. City Council to Review New Boat Tour License Agreement
  3. Land Sale Would Enable Norfolk Southern Rail Yard Expansion
  4. Mayor Proposes Major Investment In Austin Polytechnical Academy
  5. Various Community and Land Development Measures Proposed to City Council