Evanston Police Department Hosts "Coffee With a Cop" on October 7

Posted in Events, Police

The City of Evanston, Evanston Police Department and Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association invite community members to attend "Coffee with a Cop" on Friday, October 7, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at First Slice Pie Cafe, located at 1823 Church St. Attendees will have the opportunity to join Evanston Police officers along with members of the Problem Solving Team (PST) for a chat. There is limited parking for the event directly across the street from the location. “Coffee…more »

City of Evanston 2016 Parking Lot Improvement Project Begins October 3

Posted in Construction, Public Works

The City of Evanston will be contracting parking lot improvements at three locations over the next six weeks. James Park West Parking Lot Improvements will include asphalt resurfacing of the existing pavement, reconstruction of the lot entrances to improve circulation, landscaping, and the addition of LED parking lot lighting. Work is scheduled to begin the week of October 3 and will be completed by Friday, October 21. The lot will be completely closed to the public from Tuesday, October…more »

Reminder: Early Deadline for Delinquent 2015 Property Tax Payments

Posted in Property Taxes

The City of Evanston’s Property Tax Assessment Review Office reminds residents that the Cook County Treasurer has changed the deadline for making delinquent 2015 property tax payments. The 2015 Annual Delinquent Tax Sale will begin on April 3, 2017, giving homeowners approximately six months or less to pay off the past due balance on their 2015 property tax bills, which were due August 1, 2016. In prior years, the Annual Delinquent Tax Sale began in late summer or fall,…more »

2016 Mayor's Award for the Arts Nominees Announced

Posted in Arts, Mayor

Winners to Be Announced at “A Bright Night for the Arts” October 6 The City of Evanston has announced the 2016 nominees for the Mayor’s Award for the Arts, which honors an individual and an organization that have had a positive and significant impact on the arts in Evanston. The 2016 nominees for the Mayor’s Award for the Arts are: Individuals Gary Geiger, director of the Evanston Children’s Choir Mike O’Mara, director of the etc. Music School Harvey Pranian,…more »

Newsy Items on Tonight's City Council Agenda

Posted in City Council

1. Lease to US Postal Service for City parking lot spaces at two locations on Maple Street. 2. Second reading of Energy Benchmarking ordinance. 3. Second reading of Planned Development at 824-828 Noyes. At Planning and Development for reference to the Plan Commussion, further consideration of amendments to the Downtown Plan. Agenda packet  …more »

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in Evanston for 2016

Posted in Health, Mosquitos, West Nile virus

The City of Evanston’s Health and Human Services Department has received a report of the first human case of West Nile virus in the city this year. As of September 21, 30 cases of West Nile virus have been reported in Illinois in 2016. A total of 77 cases were reported in Illinois in 2015. The first Evanston mosquito batch that tested positive for West Nile virus this year was collected on June 22. West Nile virus is transmitted…more »

U.S. House Votes to Rename Evanston Post Office in Honor of Abner J. Mikva

Posted in Mayor

Reminder: Fall 2016 Bulk Trash Pick-ups Take Place Fridays, October 7-28

Posted in Public Works, Refuse

Open Houses Set for October 4 & 5 to Discuss CTA and Pace North Shore Coordination Plan

Posted in Meeting, transportation

Celebrate the Adoption of the Age-Friendly Evanston Action Plan September 29

Posted in Age Friendly, Events, Seniors

Celebrate Evanston's Vibrant Arts Community at the 3rd Annual "A Bright Night for the Arts" October 6

Posted in Arts, Events

Evanston Residents Encouraged to Share Input on City Parks, Beaches and Playgrounds

Posted in Beach, lakefront, parks, Parks and Recreation

Experience Evanston through Drawing during "The Big Draw Evanston" Festival this October

Posted in Arts, Events

Evanston Community Members Invited to Participate in Community Budget Workshop September 21

Posted in Budget, Events, Government

Evanston City Council Approves Next Steps for Harley Clarke Mansion

Posted in City Council, Parks and Recreation

Bike the Ridge Returns on September 25

Posted in bike the ridge

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