Press Release
March 13, 2013

Measures Introduced and Approved Today by the Chicago City Council

Mayor's Press Office    312.744.3334

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

Measures Introduced:

1. Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Mitts and Alderman Graham Announce New Ordinance That Will Ensure More Efficient Licensing Process For Restaurants

2. Mayor Emanuel Introduces Ordinance Requiring That Neighborhood Residents Be Hired for Construction Projects

3. Mayor Emanuel Introduces Doubling Fines and Adding Jail Time for Failing to Appear at Hearings

4. Vacant Firehouse To Be Used as African-American Firefighter Museum

5.City Seeks Council Approval of Outdoor Commercial Advertising Concessions Agreement for O'Hare International Airport

6. City Seeks Council Approval of Indoor Commercial Advertising Concessions Agreement for O'Hare and Midway International Airports

7. Various Community and Land Development Measures Proposed to City Council

Measures Approved:

1. Bloomingdale Park and Trail On Track for Summer Groundbreaking

2. City Council Approves Major Investment in Austin Polytechnical Academy

3. City Council Approves New Boat Tour License Agreement

4. Various Community and Land Development Measures Approved By City Council