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Record #: F2022-35   
Type: Communication Status: Placed on File
Intro date: 5/25/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 5/25/2022
Title: Resignation of Alderman Michael Scott, Jr. (24th Ward)
Sponsors: Scott, Jr. Michael
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Aldermen - Resignations
Attachments: 1. F2022-35.pdf
MICHAEL SCOTT, JR. ALDERMAN, 24TH WARD
1158 SOUTH KEELER AVENUE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60624 PHONE: 773-533-2400 FAX. 773-722-2400 E-MAIL: WARD24S.CITYOFCHICAGO ORG

CITY OF CHICAGO CITY COUNCIL
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COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIPS
EDUCATION & CHILD DEVELOPMENT (CHAIRMAN)
BUDGET AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS
COMMITTEES AND RULES
CONTRACT OVERSIGHT AND EQUITY
ECONOMIC, CAPITAL, AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
CITY HALL ROOM 200
121 NORTH LASALLE STREET CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60602
PHONE: 312-744-6839
FAX. 312-744-6572
PUBLIC SAFETY
May 23, 2022

Honorable Lori Lightfoot Mayor, City of Chicago 121 N LaSalle Street Chicago Illinois 60609

Mayor Lightfoot,

Service has been the cornerstone of my family's legacy. My mother and father both spent their entire careers serving this great city in one capacity or another. My father often told us that serving your community is the highest calling you can have besides being a man or woman of the cloth. So, that value was instilled in me at an early age. And, as long as 1 can remember, my life's dream has been to serve my community as the Alderman ofthe 24lh Ward.

Over the course of my career, I have served at Chicago Public Schools, the Public Building Commission. After School Matters, and the Chicago Park District. However, the greatest honor of my life, (besides being a husband and a father) has been the last seven years serving the residents ofthe 24,h Ward as their Alderman. Working alongside the community, the 24lh Ward, once dubbed the permanent underclass, is poised for a major renaissance. My wish has been to serve and give back to the community that has given so much to me and my family. Hopefully, 1 made it a better place to live, work, play, and raise a family during my tenure as Alderman.

The 24th Ward has seen many wins in the last seven years, but we have also had our share of losses. The ongoing challenges with public safety, the pace at which resources reach our community, and the pandemic has all taken its toll. I have personally worked ex...

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