Monday, September 19, 2011

Suggested Ward Map revealed by Black Caucus

Fomer 6th Ward Alderman Fredrenna Lyle posted on her Facebook page a link to Maze Jackson's blog which announced the news of the Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus' proposed ward re-map.

What is noted is that 1 black ward was lost in the process.

A quick reading of the map showed some interesting things:
  • The 6th Ward (which this blog covers) now has up to 5 wards with influence in the Chatham community area
  • Englewood will be represented by "only" 5 wards (Thanks to RAGE for the heads up)
  • Also, in regads to Englewood, more of it would be represented by the 6th ward
  • Northeast side wards such as the 46th, 48th, 49th & 50th retain as only one community area as their main base (Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park and West Ridge, respectively).

This is the link to the blog entry.

here's a picture of the re-map

What are your thoughts on the proposed re-map? How would things change for you?

1 comment:

  1. There appears to be very little change as far as the 6th ward. The same areas of Greater Grand Crossing (East Englewood) and the same portion of Englewood haven't change.


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