June 16th 2020 Meeting Minutes

Meeting by Zoom Conference

Call to order by East Lakeview Neighbors President Mike Zink 7:00 pm

State Representative Update- Rep. Pizer

  • Capital Projects
    • Howard Brown Health is getting funding
    • AIDS Memorial Garden is getting funding
  • Workers Comp eased for first responders
  • Supporting vote by mail efforts
  • City of Chicago Casino Deal is in good shape
  • BIG – Business Interruption Grants

46th Ward Update: Tressa Feher Chief of Staff

  • Neighborhood boarding up
  • Expects rioting and damage to property in wake of George Floyd murder

Cubs Update

  • Lakeview Pantry still operating out of Wrigley Field
  • No timeline for baseball to return
  • All Concerts at Wrigley Field cancelled for 2020


  • Mass Mailbox Thefts
    • Criminals appear to have the post office carriers key and are using it on medium rise buildings without door attendants
  • Shots Fired-Dakin/Irving Park alley

Howard Brown-1023 W. Irving Park David Ernesto Munar President & CEO

  • Services provided: Social support, emotional support, sexual health clinic
  • Services ages 12 to 24
  • All in one services for LGBTQ community
  • 1600 people served out of current location in 2019
  • Goal is to double number of served
  • Security will be trained in nonviolent intervention
  • Cameras will be located on the outside of the facility
  • Weapon Free Zone
  • Will bring in police when the law requires
  • Security will perform hourly perimeter checks

Adjournment/Closed Session