Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday night that he will accept online applications from people who want to succeed former 7th Ward Ald. Sandi Jackson and ask a committee to winnow the field of contenders.
The web site will be up Friday and the panel will feature four members with “community representation,” Emanuel said. The panel, to be named next week, will “go through, interview people,” said the mayor, speaking at a Tribune-sponsored “Chicago Forward” event at the Field Museum. “They will give me recommendations so I will then select somebody.”
Emanuel hopes to pick the replacement by mid-February. ...More HERE