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Record #: R2018-686   
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Intro date: 6/27/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 6/27/2018
Title: Former Alderman Marion Volini (48th Ward)
Sponsors: Emanuel, Rahm, Burke, Edward M., Austin, Carrie M., O'Connor, Patrick, Moore, Joseph, Osterman, Harry
Attachments: 1. R2018-686.pdf
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
CITY OF CHICAGO
RAHM EMANUEL
MAYOR
June 27, 2018










TO THE HONORABLE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO


Ladies and Gentlemen:

I transmit herewith, together with Aldermen Burke, Austin, O'Connor, Joe Moore and Osterman, a resolution honoring the life and memory of our former colleague Marion Volini.

Your favorable consideration of this resolution will be appreciated.

Mayor


Very truly yours,

fi resolution
cdopud by Tlie Gity Qouncil ofthe Qity of Qkicago, Illinois
'Presented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel . on
Aldermen Edward M. Burke, Carrie M. Austin, Patrick J. O'Connor, Joe Moore, Harry Osterman, and
June 27, 2018

^QllGVBClS ' Tne Members of this Chamber were deeply saddened to learn of the death ph'May 21, 2018, at age 83, of our former colleague, Alderman Marion Voiini of the 48th Ward; and

WHEREAS, Alderman Voiini was born on November,27, 1934 on Chicago's, sputh side to NAarion Mitchell and Edward 'Kennedy. She attended Maria High School, and later moved to the City's north.side to attend .and graduate from Mundelein College; and •

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:';cpll.q'jpdratid|^ ThisCouhoi! was' instrumental in /leading. 'efforts :tb ' upgrade • the Edgewater and Uptown neighborhoods, which alt hat time were':known;;ps a deteriorated area; and.

. WHEREAS, Through her leadership and vigorous efforts, Alderman Volihi improved
the area, addressing ijssu'es. r§|ia'ted";;;t'p/the large transient population,;.unsjglleS/ox;
unemployed worker^ property owners, and vacant
storefronts; and : :

WHEREAS, Alderman Volihi-also took bh the many unlicensed and unregulated alcohol treatment clinics, as well as half-way houses for stafe-reieased patients of mental health, facilities, in order to improve the quality of life for residents throughout her neighborhood; and

WHERE...

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