Record #: O2022-1800   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 6/22/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 7/20/2022
Title: Honorary street designation as "William K. Flood Way"
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Topic: STREETS - Honorary Designations
Attachments: 1. O2022-1800.pdf

SECTION 1. Pursuant to an ordinance heretofore passed by the City Council which allows for the erection of honorary street-name signs, the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation shall take all necessary action for the standardization of W. 48lh Place, south side ofthe street, between South Kedzie Ave. and South Whipple Street as "William K. Flood Way".

Edward M. Burke Alderman, 14th Ward
SECTION 2: This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication.
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Offloe of Budget and Management A2\ N. LaSalle, Room 604 Chicago, IL 60602

To Whom It May Concern:

, Alderman of the / ^*Ward, hereby authorize tha Office of Budget Management to withdraw the funds associated with the costyof^,) j installation for this honorary street designation for '(//.I / / j:t\ /^ r\ r- WOC' from my:
j(Ward's annual menu program budget "^)9^Mtn^
? Ward's aldermanic expanse allowance

upon passage ofthis designation ordinance, pursuant to Section 2-8-040 ofthe Chicago Municipal Code.




William was born at St. Anne's Hospital to Emmet and Muriel Flood, and graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1957. William met his wife, Carole at the age of 16 and married her on October 15,1960.

Having previously worked for small waste haulers, William and his brothers Joe and Emmet began their own waste hauling company in 1963,0.1. Miller Disposal LTD growing the small firm of one truck to eight. In 1970, Flood Bros Disposal Co. was incorporated and grew to 200 collection trucks in the last fifty plus years, remaining one ofthe last family-owned and operated waste haulers in the Chicago Metropolitan area today.

William and Carole's philanthropy extended to numerous organizations and were instrumental in Christmas Food Packing that would feed up to 4,000 families through various charities throughout the Cook, Dupage, and Kane counties. Wil...

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