Deb Mell to replace father as 33rd Ward alderman
Mayor Emanuel named State Rep. Deb Mell to replace her father on the Chicago City Council.
Long-time Alderman Dick Mell officially retires today as 33rd Ward alderman.
Deb Mell is expected to be sworn in this morning during the City Council hearing.
Mell announced his retirement earlier this month, but he will continue as 33rd Ward democratic committeeman.