THE CHICAGO IL REAL ESTATE MARKET, AND OTHER THINGS CHICAGO, FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF A LITTLE WHITE DOG!
Hey, you dogs! Of course, with today's high unemployment rate - nearly 11% here in the Chicago Area - I'm sure hoping all you reading my posts are gainfully employed!
What? Are you a victim of a "temporary cutback." A "necessary furlough?" A "corporate restructuring?" Unsure if your career is reaching its dogleg?
Is it tough to keep bones in the bowl these days?
Well, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley might have an opportunity for you - if you have the right stuff that is.
According to a Staff Report in yesterday's Chicago Tribune, our mayor is looking to name two Chicago Aldermen. Two spots need be filled in the Chicago City Council - in the 1st and the 29th Wards of Chicago.
In the 1st Ward, current Alderman Manny Flores was recently appointed by IL Governor Pat Quinn to head the Illinois Commerce Commission. Alderman Ike Caruthers, in the 29th Ward, was forced to vacate his Chicago Aldermanic Post last month after pleading guilty to tax and bribery charges in Federal Court.
You an interested dog?
TODAY, you need to send your resume, a cover letter, and three letters of recommendation via the City of Chicago Website. You must have lived in the Chicago Ward you are interested to govern in for at least one year. And you must be free of any potential conflicts of interest, not be in debt to the City of Chicago, be current on all taxes, and . . . uhhhh . . . have no criminal record. (For some here in Chicago, the last item might be the most challenging!)
To qualify, you must not currently hold any other elected or appointed government office. And you must be registered to vote.
Well . . . you in? Hit the web!
And don't worry, the City of Chicago says Political Clout will not be a factor in their decision.
Please peruse my post today via BlogChicagoHomes.com.
YOUR ACE REPORTER ON FOUR PAWS,
BUDDY HOLLY MOSS & DEAN'S TEAM CHICAGO