New Committee Chair for Special Events, Cultural Affairs, Recreation

Ald. Joseph Moore will serve as the incoming Chair of the City Council Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs, and Recreation.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Alderman Joseph Moore (49th Ward) will serve as the incoming Chair of the City Council Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs, and Recreation, replacing Alderman Walter Burnett Jr.

Alderman Lona Lane (18th Ward) will remain as the committee's Vice-Chair. This change in committee leadership is part of a series of changes in the organization of City Council committees related to the recent retirement of Alderman Richard Mell (33rd Ward), who previously served as Chairman of the Committee on Committees, Rules, and Ethics.

Read more in the press release announcing these changes.