Chicago Market is committed to the Seven Cooperative Principles and Principle #2 is Democratic Member Control. Owners exercise their rights each year in part by attending the Co-op's Annual Meeting, held this year on August 30 on Zoom. We recorded the full session and share it with you here, along with an excerpt from our guest speaker, Jacqueline Hannah.Read more
For several months, we've been talking about our new feasibility study. We retained Firebrand Cooperative, a co-op consulting group, to help the Board decide whether the Gerber building was the right place for us - and more broadly, whether Chicago Market as we envisioned it was even possible to build. We now have the results of that work.Read more
An Owner raised some concerns with the Board via email recently and we replied, but also felt like we should share our answer more broadly.Read more
All the candidates for the Board of Directors were asked a series of questions to help the Owners of Chicago Market make an informed decision. Here are their responses:Read more
In accordance with our Bylaws, the Board may propose Bylaw amendments for Ownership to approve. There are three amendments that will appear on Owner ballots this year. Voting will open just after our Annual Meeting on August 30, 2020 and all Owners will receive voting instructions via email at that time.
Below are the amendments and reasoning for each.Read more