Chicago City Council

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Chicago City Hall, adjacent to the Richard J. Daley Center, houses the chambers of the Chicago City Council.

The Chicago City Council is the legislative branch of the City of Chicago in Illinois. It consists of fifty aldermen from fifty wards. The Chicago City Council is gaveled into session regularly to consider ordinances, orders, and resolutions whose subject matter includes traffic code changes, utilities, taxes, and many other issues. The presiding officer of the Chicago City Council is the mayor of Chicago. The secretary is the city clerk of Chicago. Both positions are popularly elected offices.

The Chicago City Council chambers are located in Chicago City Hall, adjacent to the Richard J. Daley Center. Also located in the building are the offices of the individual aldermen and staff.

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