City Council Committees

The role of an alderperson is primarily legislative. That is, aldermen are elected to pass laws to improve the quality of life for the residents of Chicago. 

 

Before any piece of legislation goes before the full City Council, it must first pass its respective committee. Each alderman is assigned to a number of committees to vet proposed ordinances and hold hearings on them.

 

Alderwoman Hadden's committee assignments are:  

The Chicago City Council meets once a month, except in August, to pass legislation after it has been through committee. The calendar for City Council meetings is available on the City Clerk's website. Residents may also learn how to sign up for public comment, attend, and live stream City Council meetings on the City Clerk's website