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Record #: O2021-5299   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 12/15/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees and Rules
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-8 regarding redistricting of City wards (submitted by Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission)
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 8 City Council & Wards of City
Attachments: 1. O2021-5299.pdf
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ORDINANCE - The People's Map

WHEREAS, the City of Chicago is a home rule unit of government authorized by Section 6(a) ofthe Constitution ofthe State of Illinois to exercise any power and perform any function relating to its government and affairs; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 21-38 of the Revised Cities and Villages Act of 1941 (65 ILCS 20/21-38), the City Council shall, by ordinance, redistrict the City of Chicago on the basis ofthe national census of the preceding year; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to said Act, one-fifth or more ofthe alderpersons elected may file with the Clerk of the City of Chicago a proposed substitute ordinance redistricting the City of Chicago if a redistricting ordinance passes and those alderpersons did not vote to pass said ordinance or if the City Council fails to pass a redistricting ordinance as required by said Act; and
WHEREAS, the redistricting plan to be adopted hereby, called the People's Map, was proposed by the Chicago Advisory Redistricting Commission, which facilitated a public, transparent, community-led-and-driven redistricting process;

Be It Ordained by the City Council of the City of Chicago:
SECTION 1. Chapter 2-8 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting therefrom Sections 2-8-300 through 2-8-810 and substituting therefor new Sections 2-8-310 through 2-8-810 as follows:

2-8-310. First Ward.
The First Ward shall be all that portion of the City consisting of the following 2020 census voting tabulation districts (as identified by the geographic identifiers assigned by the U.S. Census Bureau):
17031009004,17031009006,17031009011, 17031009016,17031009018,17031009019, 17031009039,17031009041,17031009044,17031009045,17031019003,17031019004, 17031019007,17031019008,17031019009,17031019011,17031019012,17031019014, 170310190...

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