PB in the 17th Ward
Alderman David Moore brought PB to the 17th Ward in 2015. Learn more about the ward, upcoming events, and past cycles below.
17th Ward Overview
The 17th Ward stretches across six different South Side community areas: Chicago Lawn, West Englewood, Englewood, Auburn Gresham, Greater Grand Crossing, and Chatham. The ward includes Marquette Park, the largest park on Chicago’s Southwest Side. While most of the ward is residential, many major thoroughfares – for both vehicular traffic and cargo trains – pass through the ward.
Maps and Tables
2017 PB Cycle
During the 2017 PB cycle, the 17th Ward hosted 3 idea collection events. Community representatives worked with ward staff and city agencies to develop 8 ballot items, including street resurfacing. Voting took place from October 21 through October 31. Residents voted at the ward office, in the community, and online.
Street resurfacing ($240,000)
High-definition cameras ($55,000)
Residential street-lighting program, to light streets and sidewalks ($249,000)
Mural at Black Chicago Museum, Stagg Elementary ($20,000)
In its first cycle, the 17th Ward hosted 1 idea collection event and solicited 20 project ideas. Community representatives worked with ward staff and city agencies to develop 3 ballot items. Voting took place May 23-28, 2016. 60 residents voted throughout the week.
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17th Ward Service Office
1344 W. 79th St.
Chicago, IL 60620