2014 News Archive

December 18, 2014
Unique collaboration helps residents navigate one of the City’s most complicated, and costly, programs The Office of the Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza today joined today with technology developers to release the first-ever comprehensive residential parking zone map. If you have ever tried to... Read more
December 12, 2014
Help is on the way for the more than 200,000 Chicago motorists who live in residential parking zones. WHAT: Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, Chicago Ald. Brendan Reilly, 42nd Ward, and Ald. James Cappleman, 46th Ward, Smart Chicago Executive Director Dan O’Neil, 1871 CEO Howard Tullman and others... Read more
December 10, 2014
The State of Illinois lost a great leader today and I’m terribly sad to have lost a friend and mentor. Judy was truly one of a kind. Quirky, fun-loving, brilliant and loyal – all words I’d use to describe this jewel of a woman. Earlier this month, we lit the Palmer House Hilton Christmas tree, one... Read more
December 2, 2014
Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza released the following statement regarding today’s vote to approve a minimum wage increase in the City of Chicago: “I want to congratulate Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago City Council for taking historic action today. The goal of all Chicago elected officials... Read more
November 14, 2014
Statement from City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza on the passing of former Mayor Jane Byrne “Chicago lost a civic treasure today with the passing of Mayor Jane Byrne.” “Mayor Byrne was a remarkable and unique leader. As the first woman elected Mayor, she blazed a trail in Chicago politics that so many... Read more
October 21, 2014
Chicago City Clerk Susana A. Mendoza 2015 Budget Address to the Committee on Budget & Governmental Operations  Good morning, and thank you for inviting me to be here today.  It’s my pleasure to introduce a few members of my fine staff, some that I’m sure you know well by now: Carina... Read more
October 21, 2014
Clerk Mendoza highlights Two-Year Chicago City Vehicle Sticker during budget address 24-month vehicle stickers available in January City Clerk Susana Mendoza will announce today during her 2015 Budget Address a first of its kind Two-Year Chicago City Vehicle Sticker. Due to the popularity of the... Read more
October 15, 2014
Mayor Emanuel’s 2015 Chicago City Budget Address, Budget Overview, Budget Recommendations, 2015-2019 Proposed Consolidated Plan and 2015 Action Plan, Meeting and Hearing Calendar  
September 16, 2014
Animal welfare advocates will march down Michigan Avenue again this year to build awareness of the horrific conditions in puppy mills. Leading the annual National Puppy Mill Awareness Day Parade this year will be co-grand marshals Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, Cook County Commissioner John... Read more
July 22, 2014
Thank you for helping complete our successful transition from seasonal Chicago City Vehicle Sticker sales to a new era of Year-Round Sales. This was the last summer rush and with the conclusion of the final sticker season on July 16, we all said good bye to decades of frustration, long lines,... Read more
July 21, 2014
Chicago’s Palmer House celebrates the 75th anniversary of the “Wizard of Oz” with a special cake decorating contest featuring After School Matters students, local elected officials and culinary stars Palmer House Executive Chef Stephen Henry and the Palmer House are pleased to announce a... Read more
July 15, 2014
Office of the Clerk addresses network issues at currency exchanges, third party vendors Tonight between roughly 6 and 8:30 p.m. the computer network used by currency exchanges to sell Chicago City Vehicle Stickers experienced significant delays in transaction times. As a result, customers saw long... Read more
June 30, 2014
This summer, motorists are again being granted a two-week grace period for Chicago City Vehicle Stickers. While the 2013-2014 vehicle sticker indicates an expiration date of June 30, motorists have until Tuesday, July 15 to purchase and display their new 2014 Chicago City Vehicle Sticker. Due to... Read more
June 24, 2014
There are just three weeks left in the Chicago City Vehicle Sticker sales season as the Office of the City Clerk marks the traditional midpoint of what will be the last annual June 1 to July 15 rush period. With the process of transitioning more than 1.3 million vehicles from a 100-year-old... Read more
May 22, 2014
Commissioners Gorman, Goslin and Murphy flip flop on votes, side with puppy mill industry A trio of Cook County Commissioners introduced legislation today to effectively kill landmark legislation passed just last month to ban the sale of puppy mill animals in retail pet stores. The new ordinance,... Read more