2012 News Archive

October 23, 2012
Initiative Launches with James Beard Nominated Master Butcher Kari Underly. As a soon to be new mother, City Clerk Susana Mendoza recognizes that parents don’t always have the time or resources to teach their children about eating right and living healthy lives. That’s why Clerk Mendoza is... Read more
October 4, 2012
City Clerk Susana Mendoza’s commitment to ensuring that all pay their fair share for safe, drivable roads has paid off through targeting City Vehicle Sticker scofflaws. The Office’s enforcement division increased citations by 58 percent in the 6 weeks immediately following the annual city vehicle... Read more
September 27, 2012
When Chicago’s animal advocates march on Michigan Avenue on Sunday, they’ll be in good company. City Clerk Susana Mendoza will be leading the charge as grand marshal of the peaceful march on Puppy Mill Awareness Day. The march, which is sponsored by The Puppy Mill Project, has been scheduled... Read more
September 19, 2012
On Sunday City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza cheered on the Chicago Blackhawks Alumni, Firemen, and Police in their 5th Annual Charity Softball Classic game! The annual event benefited the Chicago Firefighters' EMWQ Retirees', Widows' and Children's Assistance Fund and the Chicago Police Memorial... Read more
August 31, 2012
Award Recognizes Her Sponsorship of House Bill Aimed at Reducing Overdose Deaths in Illinois In recognition of today’s International Overdose Awareness Day, Roosevelt University honored City Clerk Susana Mendoza and 14 other legislative leaders for their tireless efforts to reduce the number of... Read more
August 8, 2012
Parents of murder victim Katie Sepich, along with Elizabeth Smart, recognize Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza for her work on HB3238 to require DNA upon felony arrest. The parents of murder victim Katie Sepich were joined by abduction survivor Elizabeth Smart in presenting Chicago City Clerk... Read more
July 13, 2012
Late Fees, Enforcement Begin July 16 The deadline for purchasing and displaying the 2012 – 2013 Chicago City Vehicle Sticker is here! This Sunday is the last day to purchase the new City Vehicle Sticker before Chicago drivers face a late fee of $60 and a minimum $200 fine starting Monday, July 16... Read more
July 5, 2012
Sticker Sales Up 12%, Overtime Down 21%. City Clerk Susana Mendoza announced today that the changes she implemented this year to create smarter, more efficient and customer-friendly City Vehicle Sticker Sales have worked. The focus on providing new and improved purchase options for Chicagoans have... Read more
June 6, 2012
Today the Chicago City Council unanimously approved a resolution co-sponsored by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, City Clerk Susana Mendoza and City Treasurer Stephanie Neely. The resolution honors the efforts of the City’s first responders and all who tirelessly worked to make the May 20 – 21 NATO summit a... Read more
June 5, 2012
"I fully support Alderman Debra Silverstein’s goal of ensuring the safety of Chicago’s children,” said City Clerk Susana Mendoza. "A recent University of Minnesota study showed that regular use of indoor tanning beds can triple the chances of a person developing melanoma, the second most common... Read more
May 25, 2012
hicago has a new top dog and her name is Wilma! The chocolate lab owned by Gregg and Erin Syzmanski won City Clerk Susana Mendoza’s first-ever Dog of Distinction promotion. According to the Syzmanskis, Wilma enjoys long walks in bungalow-filled neighborhoods, playing catch with the frisbee at the... Read more
May 16, 2012
Clerk Mendoza and Aldermen Partner to Offer Dedicated Sale Day in Each Ward. Once again City Clerk Susana Mendoza and each Alderman have teamed up to give Chicago motorists the chance to purchase their city vehicle stickers near their homes. Each year the City Clerk’s Office offers a dedicated... Read more
May 16, 2012
City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza begins her second tour of all 50 Chicago wards today, exactly one year after taking office as the first female City Clerk. The year has been marked with significant progress in the City Clerk’s Office, with the Office well on its way to improving access to City... Read more
May 10, 2012
City Clerk Susana Mendoza’s first-ever “Dog of Distinction” promotion this spring helped increase Dog Registration by 122 percent compared to the same time last year. In May 2011, the City had nearly 17,000 active dog registrations. Currently the City Clerk’s Office has almost 38,000 active dog... Read more
May 3, 2012
After hearing testimony today from City Clerk Susana Mendoza, the City Council Committee on Licensing and Consumer Protection voted to eliminate the $1 additional fee to purchase City Dog Registration online. Clerk Mendoza had proposed the legislation to eliminate this fee in April as part of her... Read more