Posts Tagged ‘ Patrick O’Connor ’

Part 4: Pride and Subversion

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October 20, 2012

The 47th Ward was the last ward in the city to elect an acknowledged Republican as alderman. It should have a strong Republican Party. What we do know is that the 47th Ward Republican party named Democratic poll judges, did not make an effort to recruit candidates for election and did not participate in party building, according to...
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O’Connor, Pawar Predict Seamless Redistricting

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July 13, 2012
Aldermen Patrick O'Connor and Ameya Pawar address a citizens group.

Ald. Pawar and O'Connor predicted a seamless change for residents in an area being redistricted to Ward 40 from Ward 47. O'Connor said he wanted Lincoln Bend Chamber to extend to Lawrence, O'Connor said he felt it wasn't an alderman's place to intervene in failing schools. Pawar said a key decision had been made...
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Jacob Playlot Plan To Acquire CTA Land

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May 12, 2012
The equipment at Jacob Playlot needs attention due to its age and condition

Aldermen Pawar and O'Connor are working on a plan to purchase the CTA land adjacent to Jacob Playlot for the park
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Patrick O’Connor- 40th Ward

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January 30, 2012

Patrick O’Connor 40th Ward Alderman Chicago Alderman since 1983 Neighborhood connection: Resident of Budlong Woods community Ward Service Office: 5850 N Lincoln Ave. Chicago, IL 60659 +1.773.769.1140 +1.773.769.3804 fax       City Hall Office: 121 N LaSalle St., Ste. 300 Chicago, IL 60602 +1.312.744.6858 +1.312.744.8548 fax Website Email: Ward40@CityofChicago.org Twitter Newsletter   Significant...
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Last minute map approved by City Council

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January 19, 2012
Last minute map approved by City Council

A remapping proposal has passed Chicago City Council by a vote of 41-8.
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Mell, O’Connor delay vote on Lincoln Park Hospital plan

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April 19, 2011

A plan to develop the Lincoln Park Hospital site into a mixed use development was delayed by Aldermen, including Patrick O’Connor, Richard Mell and Edward Burke according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. The delay gives incoming alderman Michele Smith time to work out a compromise with developers and the community. The issue...
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Committeemen taking applications for Osterman’s legislative seat

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April 9, 2011

Progress Illinois breaks down the race to replace Illinois Rep. Harry Osterman in the 14th Illinois Legislative District. Osterman, who ran for the Springfield seat in November, won the race for 48th Ward Alderman in February. He will be sworn in on May 16. As previously reported in The Bulldog regarding replacing John Fritchey,...
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40th Ward among “dumbest” in city: NBC Ward-room

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March 24, 2011

NBC Ward-room looks at the way the city drew wards following the 2000 census and proclaims six of them dumb including the 40th Ward, composed of two parts divided by a cemetary. “What do people in those two parts of town have in common? Nothing,” proclaims NBC Chicago’s Ward-room. “And Ald. Patrick O’Connor likes...
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Sweet Home Chicago Ordinance faces delays, compromise

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March 12, 2011

The Sweet Home Chicago proposal, an ordinance which would mandate the use of part of the tax increment financing funds for affordable housing, was delayed as the Chicago City Council failed to bring the measure to a vote Wednesday. Ald. Patrick O’Connor offered a proposal proponents of the ordinance charge would water down the...
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$6 billion woman; short term appointment deciding vote on taxes, death penalty

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January 18, 2011
$6 billion woman; short term appointment deciding vote on taxes, death penalty

Kathleen Moore, a temporary appointment, voted on more than 20 bills in 2 weeks including the deciding vote on a $6B increase in personal income taxes and a moratorium on the death penalty.
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