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Record #: R2021-991   
Type: Resolution Status: Re-Referred
Intro date: 9/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action: 9/20/2021
Title: Call for subject matter hearing(s) to assess reliability of ShotSpotter and whether to extend, amend or discontinue contractual relationship with ShotSpotter, Inc.
Sponsors: Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Rodriguez Sanchez, Rossana , Hadden, Maria E. , La Spata, Daniel , Moore, David H., Taylor, Jeanette B. , Rodriguez, Michael D., Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Maldonado, Roberto, Vasquez, Jr., Andre, Martin, Matthew J. , Coleman, Stephanie D. , Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Dowell, Pat, Osterman, Harry, Smith, Michele
Topic: CITY DEPARTMENTS/AGENCIES - Inspector General, - CITY DEPARTMENTS/AGENCIES - Police, - COMMITTEE/PUBLIC HEARINGS - Joint Committee
Attachments: 1. R2021-991.pdf
CITY OF CHICAGO

MICHELLE A. HARRIS. ALDERMAN, 8TH WARD CHAIRMAN- COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES AND RULES CITY HALL. UM-200, OFFICE *A • 121 NORTH LASALLE SfREE I. CHIC ACO ll.
PHONE. 312-744-3075 • FAX 312-744-5007


City Council Meeting September 20, 2021

To the President and Members of the City Council:
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Your Committee on Committees and Rules, considered all the following Ordinances and Resolution which met September 17, 2021:


Your Committee on Committee and Rules, recommends "re-referral" of the following items:

Recommendation to refer proposed items 1-2 to the Committee on Public Safety:
(02021-4130) Amendment of Municipal Code Title 8 by creating new Chapter 8-6 titled "Victims' Justice Ordinance" to create a civil remedy against street gang predatory and profit-driven practices.
(02021-3215) Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 8-4 and 8-20 by modifying various sections and adding new sections regarding looting, mob actions, vandalism and unlawful possession of firearms or firearm ammunition.
Recommendation to refer proposed item 3 to the Joint Committee on Budget & Government Operations and Public Safety:


(R2021-991) Subject matter hearing on two recent reports by the Office ofthe Inspector General and the MacArthur Justice Center on the reliability of ShotSpotter technology.

This recommendation of each item was concurred in by the Committee on Committees and Rules.
Sincerely,


Michelle Harris, Chairman Committee on Committees and Rules

Joint Committee on Budget and Public Safety

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago entered into a $33 million dollar contract with ShotSpotter, Inc. on August 20, 2018 for an "area acoustic gunshot surveillance system;" and

WHEREAS, The City of Chicago's contract with ShotSpotter, Inc. for "area acoustic gunshot surveillance system" was set to expire on August 19, 2021 but was extended by the City of Chicago - it appears that the contract was extended through 2023 without review from the Chicago City Council; and

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