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Record #: F2021-11   
Type: Report Status: Placed on File
Intro date: 1/27/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 1/27/2021
Title: Inspector General's Quarterly Report (2020 Q4)
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: CITY DEPARTMENTS/AGENCIES - Inspector General, - REPORTS - Quarterly
Attachments: 1. F2021-11.pdf
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JOSEPH M. FERGUSON INSPECTOR GENERAL
CITY OF CHICAGO OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL 740 NORTH SEDGWICK STREET, SUITE 200 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60654 TELEPHONE (773)478-7799 FAX (773) 478-3949
TO THE MAYOR, MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY CLERK, CITY TREASURER, AND RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OFCHICAGO:
Enclosed for your review is the public report on the operations ofthe City ofChicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) during the fourth quarter of 2020, filed with City Council pursuant to Section 2-56-120 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago.

The seemingly ceaseless flow of unsettling and destabilizing events in recent days and weeks, nationally and locally, constitute an enormous stress test of our governmental institutions, as well as our civic and social fabric. Through it all, the business of City government in the service ofthe people has continued unabated. The importance of it doing so, optimally, with pandemic and unrest constrained resources, has never been more important. Especially to those who even in the best of times, because ofthe undercurrents of our history that are laid bare in this moment, secure the most basic of subsistence needs that we must find our way to treating as fundamental human rights.

OIG's work in the fourth quarter, as throughout this most challenging and stressful 2020, continued unabated as reflected in the attached report. In recognition ofthe ongoing emergencies and the focus they demand, we defer highlighting matters of individual note to a future date when, collectively, armed with the wisdom of our present challenges, we can better take up newly identified opportunities for City government to provide greater, improved, and more equitable services to the public.

In the meantime, I strongly urge that you continue to help by contacting us with issues or concerns, big or small, individual or organizational, tha...

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