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CONTACT YOUR ALDERPERSON
A city budget requires 26 votes to be approved. This year, the City Council will likely vote in October, so call, email, or hit up your alder on social media before then.
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KNOW THE ALDERPEOPLE IN THE BUDGET COMMITTEE
WHAT IS CHICAGO'S
The City of Chicago undergoes through this process every year to define the budget for 37 departments and agencies representing 8 spending categories, not including sister agency budgets like the Chicago Public Schools, City Colleges of Chicago, the Chicago Housing Authority, the Chicago Park District, and the Chicago Transit Authority.