If you know a young adult, between the ages of 14 and 24, who is seeking summer employment, please encourage him or her to apply for One Summer Chicago beginning Wednesday, April 1. Young people have the opportunity to work in City, County, civic and business communities over the summer. Applicants will be notified the month of June if they have been invited for an interview. All eligible youth who are not offered an initial interview will be placed on […]
The application for the popular Jumping Jack program is now available. The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will begin accepting completed applications on Wednesday, April 1. Jumping Jack inflatables are available on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturdays and Sundays ONLY, beginning May 23 through August 30, 2015. You can print the application from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events website or pick one up at the 7th Ward Public Service Office. Please note that rules […]
On Thursday, March 19, Alderman Holmes, along with Alderman Michelle Harris, hosted the first community meeting for the 79th Corridor Planning Initiative. A panel of experts presented on issues related to housing, development, attracting retail and on financing redevelopment projects. Residents and concerned business owners got involved in the discussion by asking questions about programs that could help them with abandoned properties, vacant lots, and increasing visibility for their businesses. All of those in attendance were given a survey to […]
More than 40 sweepers will work during regular early morning hours in communities across the City; regular sweeping season to begin April 1. The Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) began morning street sweeping this week and is done between 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, until March 31. There will be no temporary parking restrictions related to this overnight operation. DSS is leveraging the existing overnight parking ban, still in effect until April 1, to begin cleaning […]
On Thursday, March 19, 2015, Alderman Natashia L. Holmes, in partnership with Alderman Michelle Harris (8th Ward), will host the second phase of the 79th Street Corridor Planning Initiative. This corridor planning initiative, which spans 79th Street from Stony Island to the Chicago Lakeside Development, began in December and has the goal of finding ways to revitalize this once densely populated corridor of locally-owned businesses. This community meeting will feature a panel of experts to discuss what retailers, developers, investors […]
Early Voting begins Monday, March 23!Early Voting for the Municipal Run-Off Election will be offered from Monday, March 23 through Saturday, April 4. Any voter registered in the City of Chicago may use any Early Voting site in the city, regardless of where the voter lives.
Street Sweeping Has Begun!The Department of Streets and Sanitation began morning street sweeping this week and is done between 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m., Monday through Friday, until March 31. There will be no temporary parking restrictions related to this overnight operation. DSS is leveraging the existing overnight parking ban, still in effect until April 1, to begin cleaning arterial streets during the early morning hours. On April 1, DSS will begin its regular street sweeping season when both residential and main streets will be regularly swept Citywide.
Upcoming Constituent Night
Meet Alderman Holmes every 3rd Monday of the month from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at 2459 E. 75th St. First come, first served! In the event that a Constituent Night falls on holiday, it will be held on the following Monday. Next Constituent Night is Monday, April 20, 2015!