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Record #: O2022-1802   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 6/22/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Contracting Oversight and Equity
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 2 by adding new Chapter 2-41 entitled "Community Oriented Media Program"
Sponsors: Ervin, Jason C.
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 41 Community Oriented Media Program
Attachments: 1. O2022-1802.pdf
ORDINANCE

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:

SECTION 1. Title 2 of the Municipal Code of the City of Chicago is hereby amended by inserting a new Chapter 2-41, as follows:
CHAPTER 2-41 COMMUNITY ORIENTED MEDIA PROGRAM
2-41-010 Definitions.
For purposes ofthis Chapter, the following terms shall have the following definitions:
"Agency" means any City department or other administrative unit, office, commission, board, or other division of the government of the City.

"Community oriented media outlet" means any media outlet that: (i) serves particular communities of people based on native language, race, color, gender, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or immigration status; (ii) targets a discrete neighborhood, geographic region, or population within the City rather than the City as a whole; or (iii) falls within a specifically tailored subject matter.

"Department" means the Department of Procurement Services.

"Media outlet" means a publication that provides news or other media content through print or digital means, and any television or radio outlet.

2-41-020 Community Media Outlet, Advertising.

Each agency shall seek to direct at least 50 percent of its total spending on advertising to community oriented media outlets, provided that an agency may apply to the Chief Procurement Officer for an annual waiver of this goal. Any such application shall provide a particularized explanation regarding the public purpose that would be served by the issuance of a waiver.

2-41-030 List of Outlets.

The Chief Procurement Officer, with input from the members of City Council and any relevant agencies, shall develop and annually update a list of community oriented media outlets for agencies to use in connection with complying with this Chapter. The Chief Procurement Officer shall publish guidelines setting forth a process for the development of this list. Prior to finalizing the list each year, the Chief Procurement ...

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