Community Alert: Wanted for Home Invasion City Sticker Amnesty Month
Gold Coast Ward Walk
Community Shred Event
Office Closure: Columbus Day
Dear Neighbors,

The Chicago Police have issued a Community Alert to help identify suspects wanted in a home invasion that occurred in an apartment building in the 400 block of West Fullerton Ave. The victim was restrained at which point the offenders rummaged the victim’s apartment, taking cash and electronics. The offenders are considered armed and dangerous.

About the Offenders:

Offender #1: Male /Black 35-45 years old / 5’04”-5’09”; all black clothing.
Offender #2: Male/Black light skin complexion 21-28 years old / thin build, white long sleeve shirt.
Offender #3: Male/Black 26-28 years old shaved hair on sides, braided hair on top, 5’06”- 5’09”, red scarf or hoody with a black coat over it.

What you Can Do:

If you live in a building with a buzzer, please don't buzz in people unless you know them

If you have any information, please contact area North Detectives at 312-744-8263.
City Sticker Amnesty Month
Through October

If you don't have a city sticker for your car, the office of the City Clerk is providing residents with a month of amnesty on charges and late fees now through the end of October. Here's how to participate:

Step One: Purchase a City Sticker during City Sticker Amnesty Month

Buy a City Sticker through Thursday, October 31 when residents can purchase their City Sticker with NO back charges or late fees. You can buy a sticker any three City Clerk Office locations, one of the four Department of Finance locations, at any Mobile City Hall or online at .

Step Two: Apply for City Sticker Ticket Debt Relief

After October's amnesty month concludes, phase two of the reforms will begin Friday, November 15 and take place through Sunday, December 15. Residents in City Sticker compliance by October 31 can apply for the opportunity to have at least three City Sticker tickets forgiven by going to

Convenient Locations:
City Hall
121 N. LaSalle, Room 107
Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
400 W. Superior, 1st Floor
Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
LaSalle Language Academy
Playground Ribbon Cutting

Congratulations to LaSalle Language Academy on the opening of their new field and playground!

We cut the ribbon along with Principal Chris Graves, CPS Network Four Chief Bill Klee, parent volunteer Paul Gustafson, and Friends of LaSalle Fundraising Chair Kaisa Auge-Katz.

A new turf field replaced the old asphalt (below, with LaSalle kids spelling out the school initials at the groundbreaking). Along with open space impact fee funds that we provided, private donors, Friends of LaSalle, and Chicago Public Schools made this project possible. Thanks to all.

Gold Coast: Ward Walk
Saturday, October 12
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Ambassador Hotel
The Library Bar
1301 N. State Parkway

Please join the Gold Coast Neighbors and our office in a ward walk to survey the Gold Coast area of our Ward to check for signs, trees, streets, alleys, lighting and sidewalks that may need repair and check for graffiti and sanitation code violations.

Gold Coast Neighbors President Sam Lichtenfeld encourages all GCNA members to join this important Ward Walk and submit any suggestions for improving the 43rd Ward community.
Community Shred Day and Electronics Recycling
Sunday, October 20
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.

In case you missed our last shredding event, we're having another one!

Join State Representative Sara Feigenholtz and me at our our community shred day at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Bring paper documents and electronics, excluding T.V.'s. There is no limit on paper documents. If you have any questions, please contact my office.

Thanks so much to the Nature Museum and our representative Sara Feigenholtz for their hosting of this event.

New 2020 Residential Daily Passes

Our office is now selling the 2020 residential daily passes in the color  Yellow .  Purple guest passes are valid through December 31, 2019. 

The Yellow 2020 passes take effect immediately and will not expire until next year, December 31, 2020.

If you have not purchased guest passes before and would like to purchase them, please create an account with the Office of the City Clerk by emailing, with the subject line saying, "Customer Code Request" and attaching a picture of your identification card and proof of residency such as a lease, mortgage, utility bill, or  USPS change of address.
Community Events

18th District Community Conversation
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Park Community Church
1001 N. Crosby

Community Conversations are designed to engage in active discussion with community members about improving police/community relations.

For more information, contact the 18th District Community Policing Office at 312-742-5778, or at .
Cannabis Zoning
Community Information Session
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Harry S. Truman College
1145 W. Wilson Ave.

The Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards will hold a community meeting regarding the recently introduced cannabis ordinance. City officials will be on-site addressing questions and gathering community input. For more information, go to with Legislative text: Cannabis.
Lincoln Common Autumn Festival
Saturday, October 12
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lincoln Common Plaza
2345 N. Lincoln Ave.

Grab the kiddos and come on over to the Lincoln Common Fall Fest! With pony rides around the plaza, a petting zoo, bounce house, face painting, and pumpkin decorating, this free event will give the whole family that fall feeling! For more information visit
DePaul University
School of Music
Month of October

The academic year is underway and this month features a host of performances from DePaul's outstanding student ensembles and the first of many extraordinary faculty recitals. Make plans now to join us for one or more of these performances! For a full list of performances for the month of October, visit the DePaul School of Music events calendar.
Office Closure Columbus Day
Monday, October 14

Our office will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day. We will reopen with our regular business hours on Tuesday, October 15. We hope you have a great weekend.

43rd Ward Office Hours: M 9 AM - 7 PM, T - F 9 AM - 6 PM 
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