RULE 37: “The jurisdiction of each standing committee, in terms of legislation and administrative activities of its particular concern, shall be as follows:
16. The Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs & Recreation shall have jurisdiction over all special events and related programs of the City, including parades, fests, tastes, community and neighborhood fairs. The Committee shall also have jurisdiction over those matters which affect the cultural growth of the City and its cultural institutions including matters generally affecting the Cultural Center of the Chicago Public Library.
The information above is from the publication “Rules of Order and Procedure of the City Council, City of Chicago, For Years 2007-2011”
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