WHAT OUR COMMUNITY LEADERS ARE SAYING
Alderman Brendan Reilly
"River North Clean Streets is one of those rare initiatives that provides material benefits for businesses, residents, visitors, workers and the environment, all at a remarkably affordable cost. Participation is entirely voluntary, but I enthusiastically support the program and encourage local businesses and residents to do the same.”
Commander Jon Hein
“When our streets and sidewalks are free of litter, cigarette butts and graffiti, it sends a message that this is a well-cared-for community in which residents and businesses alike take pride in their surroundings and look out for each other’s property. This is an important deterrent to potential criminals. I support RNCS because a cleaner neighborhood is a safer neighborhood.”
"River North Clean Streets is an excellent opportunity for local business owners. For an extremely low fee, the blocks they sponsor are kept cleaner and safer. This is not only good for business, it also reduces the risk of expensive fines and sends a message to the community that the owners of these establishments are good corporate citizens. We strongly encourage RNBA Members, and all River North businesses, to consider sponsoring a block.”
"The primary goal of River North Residents Association is to enhance the quality of life in our community. We are proud to support River North Clean Streets, which will improve the safety, health and appearance of the neighborhood. The program creates potentially life-changing opportunities for deserving individuals, provides support to our local businesses and enriches River North property values. We strongly encourage all businesses and residents to support River North Clean Streets."