News Posted in: Government

Evanston Divvy Bike Share Partnership and Sponsorship Opportunities Announced

Posted in Sponsorships, Sustainability, Transportation

The City of Evanston has announced exciting partnership and sponsorship opportunities for local businesses and organizations interested in supporting

Request for Letters of Intent to Lease Noyes Street Theatre

Posted in Noyes Cultural Arts Center, theater, Theatre

The City of Evanston is seeking letters of intent from experienced theatre companies to lease the Noyes Street Theatre at

Data Breach Reported at Evanston Parking Garages

It was announced on Friday, November 28, 2014, that customer data at three Evanston municipal parking garages was affected

Meet Candidates for Evanston Cradle to Career Executive Director Position

Evanston community members are invited to meet and provide feedback on the three final candiates for the first Evanston Cradle to

Evanston Designated as EPA "Green Power Community"

Posted in Electricity aggregation, energy, livability, Sustainability

Evanston has been recognized as an official “Green Power Community” (GPC) by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Residents,

City of Evanston Receives Highest Rating for LGBT Inclusion

Posted in government, HRCF

The City of Evanston is pleased to announce that it has obtained the highest possible score from the Human

City of Evanston Recognized as a 2014 Digital Cities Survey Winner

Posted in Award, Social media, Transparency

The City of Evanston has been named a 2014 Digital Cities Survey Winner by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Government

City of Evanston Releases 2015 Proposed Budget

Posted in Budget, City Council, Government

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz has released the proposed budget for the City of Evanston’s 2015 Fiscal Year, which

Firewood Sale Starts November 8

Posted in forestry

The City of Evanston’s annual firewood sale starts Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 2310 Oakton St. (between the Recycling

Public Input Sought for Diversity and Inclusion Assessment

Posted in Human Relations

The City of Evanston’s Human Relations Commission is asking residents to help it identify priorities for the next three

President Obama to Visit Evanston October 2

Posted in events, government

President Barack Obama will visit Evanston on Thursday, October 2 to deliver a message on the economy to students at

Evanston Named Fifth in "America's Best Cities to Live In"

What makes Evanston, Illinois a great place to live? Some residents moved here because of the quality school system, while others

City of Evanston Seeks Web/Graphic Designers to Implement WalkEvanston.org

The City of Evanston is seeking two highly qualified and civic-minded graphic designers/web designers to create a visually rich and

Cook County Board of Review to Accept Appeals Through September 25

The Cook County Board of Review opened for appeals on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, and will close on Thursday,

Community Input Sought for Proposed 2015 Budget

The City of Evanston is starting the budget process for the 2015 Fiscal Year, which begins on January 1,

City Announces Labor Day Holiday Weekend Schedule and Facility Closures

Posted in 311, facilities, Government, Holiday, Parking, Refuse

The City of Evanston announces closures and refuse collection schedules for the 2014 Labor Day holiday weekend, Saturday, August

Evanston Wins Public Technology Institute's "Web 2.0 Award"

Posted in 311, Award, awards, Social media

The City of Evanston is among only five local governments nationwide to win the Public Technology Institute’s (PTI) 2014

Evanston Launches Improved Service for Residents to Text the City

When do Evanston beaches close for the season? Has a snow emergency been declared? Do I pay the meter

City of Evanston Maintains Aa1 From Moody's and AA+ From Fitch Rating Services

The City issues general obligation bonds to finance a portion of the City’s annual capital improvements plan and purchase

City of Evanston Recognized as One of Top 30 Local Government Users of Green Power Nationwide

Posted in Award, awards, Electricity aggregation, sustainability, Utilities

The City of Evanston announced today that for the first time ever it appears on the U.S. Environmental Protection

Residents Reminded to Check Second-installment Tax Bills for Exemptions

Posted in Assessor's Office, taxes

Taxpayers should have received their second-installment tax bills in early July. The due date is August 1, 2014. Taxpayers are

Residents Encouraged to Provide Feedback on Public Transportation in Evanston

Posted in CTA, Government, Transportation

The City of Evanston’s Office of Intergovernmental Affairs is encouraging community members to provide their feedback on public transportation

Evanston Only City in Nation to Receive 2014 PTI Tech Savvy Award

Posted in Award

The City of Evanston and three counties in Maryland, California and Florida are the only local governments to be

Mayor to Hold Town Hall Meeting July 16

Posted in Events, Mayor, Mayor Tisdal, town hall meeting

Community members are invited to join Mayor Elizabeth B. Tisdahl for a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, July 16,

City Announces Independence Day Holiday Weekend Schedule

Posted in Holiday, Independence Day

The City of Evanston announces closures and refuse collection schedules for the Independence Day holiday weekend, Friday, July 4

Mayor Tisdahl Sworn in as Northwest Municipal Conference President

Posted in Government, Mayor, Northwest Municipal Conference

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth B. Tisdahl was sworn in as the FY2014-2015 Northwest Municipal Conference (NWMC) President on Wednesday, June

City of Evanston Summer Jobs Program Awarded More Than $188,000 from IDNR

Posted in employment

The City of Evanston was awarded $188,352 from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Youth Recreation Corps to

City of Evanston Summer Jobs Program Awarded Grant of More Than $100,000

Posted in Employment, Youth

The City of Evanston was awarded $107,639 from the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management to fund

City Seeks Input Regarding Housing, Public Infrastructure, Social Services and Economic Development

Posted in Community Development

The City of Evanston has developed a survey to gather input from the community regarding the priority needs of

James Park Community Meeting Set for June 4

Posted in James Park

Update 5/29/2014 The City of Evanston reviewed and shared the testing of underground sites in James Park with the

"Age Friendly Evanston!" Survey Results to be Unveiled May 23

Posted in Age Friendly, senior

The City of Evanston will share results from surveys and community meetings regarding how to make Evanston more user-friendly at a

Hawk Appointed Recreation Manager of Levy Senior Center, Evanston Ecology Center

Posted in Ecology Center, Government, Levy Center, Parks and Recreation

Interim Levy Senior Center Recreation Manager Karen Hawk has been appointed Recreation Manager of the Levy Senior Center and

City of Evanston Outreach Worker Receives Community Achievement Award

Posted in Youth and Young Adults

Stacey Moragne Sr., an Outreach Worker for the City of Evanston's Youth and Young Adult Division, has been recognized for

Mayor Tisdahl's 2014 State of the City Address Now Available

Posted in government, State of the City 2014

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce hosted Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl's State of the City Address on March 7, 2014. At

Christmas in March??...Call 3-1-1 for Tree Pickup

Remember 60 or 70 inches of snow ago when the City of Evanston offered to pick up your Christmas

2013 City Annual Report Released

The 2013 City of Evanston Annual Report can be found here.

Three Years of Evanston 3-1-1

On 3/1/2011 we received 259 calls and created 23 Service Requests. Since 311 has opened we have handled over 390,000

City of Evanston, Northwestern University Launch Workforce Development Program, Partnership to Deliver 25 Jobs, $1 Million in Business Annually to Evanston Community

Posted in Construction, Employment, Northwestern University

Evanston residents now have a clearer path to qualify for and attain employment on campus construction, renovation and maintenance

5th Annual 'Evanston Day' in Springfield Set for Feb. 26

Posted in Events, Government

The City of Evanston, in partnership with Northwestern University, invite residents to participate in the 5th Annual Evanston Day

Volunteers Sought for Snow Shoveling Program

Posted in snow removal, volunteer

The City of Evanston is looking to connect individuals who are willing to help shovel sidewalks and driveways to

The Top 12 Evanston Social Media Stories of 2013

Evanston Races Against Hate More than 5,000 runners, 60 sponsors and 300 volunteers participated in the 2013 Ricky Byrdsong

City Announces Winter Holiday Closures and Refuse/Recycling Schedule

Update: Four of the City's recycling trucks will be reconfigured to plow mode to support snow removal operations. As

2014 Stickerless Evanston Vehicle Registration Deadline is December 16

Posted in wheel tax

All vehicles registered through the Illinois Secretary of State to an Evanston address are required to pay an annual

'Tis the Season for Giving with the Mayor's Annual Holiday Food & Toy Drive

DECEMBER 17, 2013 UPDATE The deadline is over for dropping off toys and food items, but financial donations are

Storlie Appointed Deputy City Manager

Community Engagement Manager Erika Storlie has been appointed Deputy City Manager.  Storlie replaces the position filled by Joe McRae

McRae Appointed Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Deputy City Manager Joe McRae has been appointed Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services effective today.  McRae will

Evanston Dogs and Cats Must be Registered by Dec. 31

Posted in Pet license

The City of Evanston has mailed residents their 2014 animal registration forms with their wheel tax renewal forms. By

City of Evanston Appoints New Cultural Arts Coordinator

Posted in Cultural Arts

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz has announced the appointment of Jennifer Lasik as the City’s new Cultural Arts Coordinator. This

City of Evanston Credit Rating Affirmed by Top Credit Rating Agencies

Posted in government

Moody’s Investor Services, Inc. announced that the City of Evanston General Obligation debt rating was being confirmed as a

Photovoice Project to Enhance the "Age Friendly Evanston!" Initiative by Talking with Pictures

Posted in Age Friendly Evanston! Initiative, Photovoice, seniors

As part of the City of Evanston’s new Age Friendly Evanston! Initiative, residents are being invited to use Photovoice

Representatives Sought for Downtown Performing Arts Task Force

Posted in government, task force

City of Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl is seeking members for a new Downtown Performing Arts Task Force. The nine-member

2014 Evanston Vehicle Registration Goes Stickerless

December 16 Purchase Deadline All vehicles registered through the Illinois Secretary of State to an Evanston address are required

City Seeks Input on New Parking Meters and Pay Stations

The City of Evanston is updating on-street parking equipment to become more environmentally and user friendly.  The new equipment

Age Friendly Evanston! Initiative Under Way with Community Meetings, Survey and Task Force

Posted in seniors

The City of Evanston is preparing to make Evanston a friendlier place for its maturing population to live. As

Central Street Neighborhood Designated a Top 10 Great Neighborhood for 2013

Posted in awards, Community Development, planning

The American Planning Association (APA) today announced the designation of Evanston’s Central Street neighborhood as one of 10 Great

City of Evanston Seeks Public Comment on 2014 Action Plan

Posted in Action Plan, housing

The City of Evanston will hold public meetings on October 15 and 25, 2013 to hear comment on the

City to Kick Off 2014 Budget Process Starting September 14

The City of Evanston’s annual budget process is underway to craft a budget for the 2014 Fiscal Year, which

CTA Update on Red and Purple Modernization Project

Posted in CTA

The goal of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Project is to modernize and expand capacity on the northern

City Seeks Public Comment on Emergency Solutions Grant Program; Will Hold Public Hearing Aug 23

The City of Evanston is seeking comment on a Substantial Amendment to the 2013 Action Plan relating to the

Evanston Mayor Thanks Local Employers Participating in Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl recently sent out letters of appreciation to area employers who participated in the 2013 Mayor’s

State Foreclosure Prevention Program Application Deadline Sept. 30

Trouble paying your mortgage? Contact the Governor's Illinois Foreclosure Prevention Network (IFPN). The Network is a FREE, one-stop resource

"Pink Heals Tour" Comes to Evanston to Promote Cancer Awareness August 7

The “Pink Heals Tour” will be in Evanston from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7 to

City Invites Comments on a Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Posted in Government, Housing

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS This notice shall

City Invites Comments on a Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds

Posted in government

On or about August 8, 2013 the City of Evanston will submit a request to the U.S. Department of

McRae Appointed Interim Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department

Posted in government

The City of Evanston's Deputy City Manager, Joe McRae, has been appointed Interim Director of Parks, Recreation and Community

Update on Evanston's Neighborhood Stabilization 2 Program Released

The City of Evanston has released a report put together by Northwestern University student William McLaughlin documenting the progress

FEMA Extends Deadline for Storms and Flood Assistance

Posted in government

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the deadline to apply for federal assistance for those affected by

Evanston Appoints Muenzer Community Development Director, Nyden to Economic Development Manager

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced the appointment of Mark Muenzer as Director of Community Development and a reorganization

Evanston 150 Wind Shirt - Celebrate an Evanston Milestone

Posted in Evanston 150

Wear an Evanston 150 wind shirt with pride while celebrating Evanston’s 150th birthday. The Evanston 150 committee and the

Evanston 3-1-1 Goes Mobile with Sponsorship Car from Autobarn

The City of Evanston’s 3-1-1 Call Center is going mobile this summer thanks to the generosity of the Autobarn

Pension Town Hall Meeting July 14

The General Assembly was called back to Springfield for a special session Monday and Tuesday of this week. The

Second Installment Property Tax Bills Include Evanston Library Fund

Cook County officials recently mailed out about 1.6 million second-installment property tax bills for the 2012 property tax year.

Proposed Township Budget Now Available

The proposed Township Budget is available for review here>>> online or in the Clerk’s Office for the next through July

High Participation Earns Additional Grant for Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market

Posted in health, leisure, sustainability

The kick-off to the new canning program at the Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market was such a success that the

Rep. Gabel & Senator Biss Town Hall Meeting June 26

State Representative Robyn Gabel (HD-18) and State Senator Daniel Biss (SD-9) will be holding a town hall meeting from

State Seeks Input on Illinois Bike Transportation Plan

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and team partners are hard at work on the State's first Bike Transportation

Evanston 4th of July Association Volunteers Needed

The Evanston 4th of July Association is seeking volunteers for this year's Independence Day events. This year marks the

Celebrate Bike to Work Week 2013 June 8-14

Chicagoland’s Bike to Work Week 2013 is June 8-14. To celebrate biking as a healthy and green way to

CTA, Pace to Start Using Ventra Transit Passes this Summer

Pace and CTA will soon transition to Ventra,™ a convenient new payment system that will let customers use a

Comcast Launches WiFi "Hot Spots" in Evanston

On Thursday, May 23, Comcast announced that it has launched a WiFi network throughout the Chicago area as part

Evanston Gun Buyback Event Set for June 29

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl has announced that the City of Evanston will be teaming up with several community organizations to

Evanston Ordinance Banning Hand-held Cell Phones While Driving in Third Year

This year marks the third year of Evanston’s ban on hand-held cell phones while driving.  Recognizing distracted driving as

Federal Funding Available for Eligible Flood-related Damages

Posted in Federal Disaster Area

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that as a result of the April 18, 2013 storm, President

City Council Monday: New Term Begins, Newsy Items

Posted in City Council

The 79th term of the Evanston City Council will be sworn in Monday evening.  The Mayor, City Council, City

Evanston Outdoor Watering Ban Begins May 15

The City of Evanston reminds residents that an outdoor watering ban exists from May 15 through September 15 during

CTA Track Work Begins May 8-19; Mulford St. to South Blvd. Section

The Chicago Transit Authority will begin work to replace the Purple Line track ties as part of their track renewal

Evanston Launches Debt Recovery Program

Over the past year, the City of Evanston has been working with the State of Illinois on the Local

Reorganization of City's Public Works and Parks, Recreation and Community Services Departments

City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced today a reorganization of the Department of Public Works and Department of Parks, Recreation

Evanston Recognized in Nationwide Commuting Study

Evanston was ranked as one of the top ten cities with the greenest commuting habits in a recent study.

Reminder of Changes to Evanston's Door-to-door Panhandling and Soliciting Laws

The Evanston City Council adopted measures in February 2013 amending the City Code regarding soliciting and panhandling to limit

Mayor Looking to Appoint Members to the Transportation/Parking Committee

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl is looking for interested Evanston residents to fill two vacancies to the city’s Transportation/Parking Committee. 

Intense Rainfall Causing Area Flooding

From midnight until 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 3.94 inches of rain were recorded at the Evanston Water

Annual Township Meeting April 16

The annual Evanston Township meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, in the Council

UPDATE: Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program Job Fair Set for April 20 and 27

The Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program’s annual Job Fair will be held on two Saturdays this year. Evanston youth

Secretary of State's Mobile Driver Services Facility to Visit Civic Center May 4

The Illinois Secretary of State's office will be holding a mobile driver services event from 10 a.m. until 2

City to Offer Public Tours of Water Utility

The City of Evanston’s Utility Department will be conducting two public tours of the Water Treatment Facility, located at

Polling Place Changes for April 9 Elections

The Cook County Election Authority has changed the polling place for four Evanston Township precincts for the April 9

Attendance Soars at Mexican "Mobile Consulate"

Posted in Mexican Consulate

The City of Evanston hosted the Mexican Consulate from March 20-23, 2013 for its "Mobile Consulate." Almost 900 Mexican

Neighborhood Parking Meeting (Brummel, Dobson, Ridge & Custer Area) March 21

Alderman Ann Rainey (8th Ward) and City of Evanston Parking Services staff will be holding a neighborhood meeting at

Evanston Mayor to Hold Facebook Town Hall Meeting March 27

City of Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl will be hosting the very first Evanston “Facebook Town Hall” Meeting from noon

Mayor, Community Members Travel to State Capital

City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz's account of this year's Evanston Day in Springfield Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl led over 50 Evanston

Evanston Day in Springfield 2013

Posted in Evanston Day in Springfield

Read City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz's account of this year's Evanston Day in Springfield.

Evanston Wins Another "Sunny Award" for Transparency

The City of Evanston has won the 2013 Sunny Award, receiving a grade of “A+” for its website transparency.

New "Evanston Life" Magazine Now Online

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Evanston Life! Over the past several years, the Highlights newsletter and the Arts

City Invites Comments on a Joint Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Intent to Request Release of Funds

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS This notice shall

No CTA Purple Line Express March 4-8 and April 29 - May 3 Due to Construction Work

The CTA recently announced that the Purple Line Express service will be impacted by the Wells St. Bridge project over

Sign Up for EnergyBuzz to Save on Your Gas Bill and Get Five Free CFLs

The City of Evanston is participating in the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Community Challenge with the goal of reducing

Mayor's State of the City Address March 8, Registration Still Open

Please join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce on March 8 to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl, Mayor of

Evanston 150 Memorabilia Available at City Clerk's Office

In commemoration of the city’s sesquicentennial anniversary, the City of Evanston is offering memorabilia for sale. Reusable cotton shopping

Property Tax Seminar Set for March 7 as Appeals Period Opens for Evanston

The Cook County Assessor is now accepting appeals from Evanston Township homeowners for their 2013 assessments, which were recently mailed.

City Seeks Public Comment on Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

The Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a Public Hearing to receive citizen comment on the City

Former Evanston Mayor Morton's Portrait to be Unveiled February 25

The public is invited to celebrate the unveiling of the Honorable Lorraine H. Morton's portrait by Evanston artist Richard

Voter Registration at Main Library March 9

The League of Women Voters of Evanston will be hosting a voter registration drive from 9 a.m. to 3

City Portion of 2013 Property Tax Bill Explained

Recently Evanston property owners received the first installment of their 2013 Property Tax bill. In the statement there was

Dog Beach Public Meeting Feb. 23

Alderman Judy Fiske (1st Ward) invites all Evanston residents to attend a meeting regarding the Evanston Dog Beach, which is

Evanston Mayor Tisdahl Announces Support of Senator Feinstein's Assault Weapon Ban Legislation

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced today her support for U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s introduction of the updated Assault Weapons

Governor Quinn Announces Gigabit Internet Partnership with City of Evanston and Northwestern University

Posted in Economic Development

Strategic $1 Million State Investment Will Help Northwestern University and Area Businesses to Build Innovation Corridor, Create Jobs  Governor

Senior Freeze and Senior Exemption Forms Now Available for 2012 Property Taxes

Evanston Township Assessor Bonnie Wilson wants to remind area seniors that the Cook County Assessor’s office has recently mailed

Sherman Plaza Garage to Receive Energy Efficient Lighting Makeover with Help of DCEO Funds

The Sherman Plaza Garage, located on the corner of Davis St. and Benson Ave., will be getting a lighting

City of Evanston to Hold Third Community Dialogue on Race

The City of Evanston will be hosting its third and final session in its series of race dialogues entitled “My Evanston,

Residents, Businesses Required to Remove Snow from Sidewalks

Residents and businesses are reminded that they must clear snow and ice from the sidewalks adjacent to their respective properties for

Crossing Guard Changes for Haven, Kingsley and St. Athanasius Schools Starting Jan. 7

Since the school year began, there have been some safety concerns raised by area parents and businesses regarding an

Public Notice of Lottery for 2013 Consolidated Election Ballot

There will be a lottery to determine Ward 6 candidate placement on the April 9, 2013 Consolidated Election Ballot

City of Evanston Winter Holiday Closures

The City of Evanston has announced its hours of operation along with its recycling and refuse schedule for Christmas

Northwestern to Give Presentation on City's Use of TIF Districts Dec. 11

Students from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business will be giving a presentation at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December

2013 Vehicle Sticker Must Be Purchased by Dec. 14

City of Evanston vehicle stickers and residential parking permits for the 2013 year will go on sale starting October

Filing Dates for Local Candidates Extended for April Election

The Illinois General Assembly voted last month to extend the filing deadline for local candidates to December 26, 2012

City of Evanston Releases All Employee Salary Data Online

A new state law went into effect January 1, 2012 (Public Act 97-0609) that requires units of local government that participate

City Now Offers Snow Alert Text Messages as Snow Parking Regulations Start Dec. 1

The City of Evanston’s Streets and Sanitation Division would like to remind residents that the city’s snow parking regulations

Proposed Walgreens on Crawford Ave. Goes before Skokie Plan Commission Dec. 6

The Village of Skokie’s Plan Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 6 to discuss plans for

City of Evanston Wins Award for Citizen Engagement

The City of Evanston has been recognized as a Citizen-Engaged Community award winner for 2012-2014 by the Public Technology

City Reminds Residents of One-Day Liquor License Requirements

The City of Evanston would like to remind residents that a One-day Liquor License is required to sell alcohol

Evanston Gun Buyback Event Set for Dec. 15

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced in November that the City of Evanston will be teaming up with several community organizations to

Anti-violence Ideas from Mayor's Public Meeting Now Online

In October, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl held a community meeting seeking public input on ways to address violence in

Early Voting Now Open at Morton Civic Center

Early Voting has begun for the November 6, 2012 General Election and runs through November 3, 2012. A large

City of Evanston Contracting for Additional Towing for Winter Season

The City of Evanston is currently establishing contracts for emergency snow towing for the 2012/2013 winter season. Occasionally, the

City of Evanston Releases 2013 Proposed Budget

On October 12, 2012, Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz released the proposed budget for the City of Evanston's 2013 Fiscal

Evanston Leads the Way in Local Government with Expanded Online 3-1-1 and Website Features

The City of Evanston announces it has launched several additional online tools that will increase the ease and ways

Evanston Police Release Pedestrian Crosswalk Initiative Results

The Evanston Police Department Traffic Management Bureau conducted a crosswalk enforcement initiative from August 8 through August 31, 2012.

"evanstARTs: creating our cultural vision" A Community Collaboration to Gather Public Input on the Arts in Evanston

The City of Evanston, the Evanston Community Foundation and the Evanston Arts Council are collaborating to gather public input on

Back to School Safety Tips from District 65 and the City of Evanston

The City of Evanston is teaming up with District 65 to continue to encourage students and parents to follow

Residents Can Now Sign Up for Email, Text Notifications for Mosquito Abatement Operations

The City of Evanston has launched an email and text notification system.  Residents can get advance notice of planned

Adult Mosquito Control Operations - Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - Evanston

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District announced today that it will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in

Evanston Alderman, Community Call for Transformation of Troublesome Howard St. Store

Evanston Alderman Ann Rainey (8th Ward) led a delegation of community members and Evanston police officers to a  City

Property Tax Seminar to be Held August 30

Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin (13th District), Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi and Evanston Township Assessor Bonnie Wilson

City Council Approves Referendum on Corporate Spending

The Evanston City Council approved 6-0 a referendum for the November ballot regarding a U.S. Constitutional amendment to limit corporate

Congresswoman Schakowsky, Mayor Kick Off Evanston Erie Health Center

On August 8, 2012, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky joined Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl; the CEO of Erie Family Health Center,

City of Evanston Wins Award for Web Communication

EVANSTON, IL - The City of Evanston, Illinois was one of only four cities in the nation to be

Experience C-SPAN's Campaign 2012 Bus at McGaw YMCA August 14

Evanston residents will join the thousands who have toured the C-SPAN Campaign 2012 Bus when it stops in Evanston

Evanston Works Together: 4 Tuesdays in August

By supporting local stores and restaurants in August, Evanston residents can also contribute to vital job-training programs. Evanston Works Together:

Citizen-led group seeks input on year-round Farmers' Market

Based on an Evanston150 top-ten idea, the “Market for All Seasons” Task Force has been developing a vision for

Mayor Tisdahl Accepts 1958 World's Fair Sculpture Donation from Benton Family

Posted in art, donation, sculpture

The City of Evanston is proud to accept the thoughtful donation of a sculpture entitled "Eagle" from Evanstonians Charles and Marjorie Benton.

Metra's CEO Clifford Comes to Evanston to Discuss Strategic Plan, Get Public Input

Top Metra officials came to Evanston for a Metra Open House on July 18 to solicit public input as

Evanston Receives "City Livability Award" from U.S. Conference of Mayors

On July 9, 2012, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl received the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) “City Livability Award” for

Share your Thoughts with Metra, Take a Survey

Metra is soliciting input from riders and residents on its mission, vision for the future and projects on which

Metra Soliciting Public Input on Projects and Vision at Open House in Evanston and Online

Metra will be holding an open house at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center on July 18 to solicit

City of Evanston to Hold Community Dialogues on Race

The City of Evanston will begin hosting three city-wide events entitled “My Evanston, My Neighbors: Constructive Dialogues on Race,

Evanston Switches Energy Provider, ComEd Notifications Mailed

The City of Evanston’s Electricity Aggregation Program enrolled 24,768 customers with Constellation Energy, which will allow residential and small

White House Names Evanston's Paul Hamann a "Champion of Change" in the Fight Against Youth Homelessness

On Thursday, July 12, the White House will honor leaders who have made a significant difference in the way

Residents Reminded to Check Second Installment Tax Bills for Exemptions

Cook County Assessor Joseph Berrios alerted taxpayers that they should carefully check their second-installment tax bills, which recently arrived

Plastic Shopping Bag Collection at Recycling Fair to Benefit Homeless

New this year to the Evanston Recycling Fair and Equipment Expo is the collection of plastic shopping bags. Volunteers from

Evanston Receives AAA Credit Rating, Highest Score from Top Credit Rating Agencies

Posted in Budget, Credit Rating

As a part of the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, the City of Evanston’s credit rating is re-examined by

City Holiday Operations July 4

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center will be closed for the 4th of July holiday. All community centers will

Summer Curfew Information

The City of Evanston, its police department, and school districts 202 and 65 want you to have an enjoyable

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

With temperatures and heat indices rising, the Evanston Health Department urges all residents to take preventive actions throughout the

Outdoor Water Usage Rules and Information

The City of Evanston has an outdoor watering ban that runs from May 15 through September 15 during daytime weekday hours. The

Evanston Receives $400,000 State Grant for Lakefront Lagoon

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced on June 23 that the City of Evanston has been awarded $400,000 to renovate

Mayor Thanks Senator Schoenberg, CTA President for Purple Line Upgrades

Posted in construction, CTA

The Chicago Transit Authority and the City of Evanston held a press conference on June 21 to discuss the

Opt-out of Electricity Aggregation Program Deadline June 25

Monday, June 25 is the deadline for Evanston residents and small businesses to opt-out of the city’s Electricity Aggregation

City of Evanston's Facebook Page Exceeds 4,000 "Likes"

The City of Evanston’s Facebook page exceeded 4,000 people following or “liking” us this week.  While many people have

CTA Viaduct to be Put in Place Starting June 8 at Greenleaf St.

Starting this weekend, the Greenleaf Viaduct will be replaced with work beginning on Friday and concluding on Monday. The

Update on Evanston Electricity Aggregation Program

Evanston Saves Residents Money and Helps Achieve Climate Action Goals On April 30, 2012, the Evanston City Council voted

Mayor Tisdahl & Ald. Rainey Thank Best Buy for Donation

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Alderman Ann Rainey (8th Ward) publically thanked Best Buy on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 for

NSP2 Open House June 14, Congresswoman Schakowsky and Mayor Tisdahl to Kick Off Event

On June 14, 2012, the City of Evanston will host a Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) Open House at

Evanston Seeks Public Comment on Changes to 2012 Action Plan to Benefit Low-income Residents

The Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a Public Meeting to hear comment on a Substantial Amendment

Draft Water Efficiency Plan Now Available for Public Comment

The City of Evanston is seeking public input on its draft Water Efficiency Plan document. In 2011, the City of

Earliest Due Date for Property Taxes in a Generation

Cook County property tax bills this year will be mailed in late June and should be due August 1,

Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market Marks 37th Year May 5

Posted in Farmers' Market

The Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market will celebrate its 37th year when it opens on Sat., May 5. The market will

"Project Sticker Shock" Set for May 11 to Curb Underage Drinking

Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (ESAPC) will be visiting local stores that sell alcohol on May 11, 2012 to place stickers on

Pace Route 250 to Convert to "Posted Stops Only" Service May 13

To improve on-time performance and identify more clearly the locations where buses will stop, Pace is in the process of

Evanston Chamber to Host 2012 Annual Legislative Business Leaders Breakfast

The Evanston Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual Legislative Business Leaders Breakfast on April 20, 2012 at the

"In the Works" Public Works Newsletter Now Available Online

The Spring 2012 edition of In the Works is now available online. This newsletter from the City of Evanston's Public

Electricity Aggregation Referendum Passes; Public Hearings to Discuss Operation and Governance

Through the March 20, 2012 referendum vote, 73% of Evanston voters asked the City of Evanston to work to obtain

City, Community Respond to Veolia Waste Transfer Station Issues

The City of Evanston held a press conference near the Veolia Waste Transfer Station in Evanston on Friday, March 16,

City's Website Wins "Sunny Award" for Transparency

The City of Evanston's website has won a 2012 Sunny Award. The Sunny Award is presented by the Editors of Sunshine Review

Third Annual Evanston Day in Springfield a Success

Highlighted by a private meeting with Governor Pat Quinn, Mayor Tisdahl and Evanston Aldermen Braithwaite, Burrus and Grover, led a

2011 City of Evanston Annual Report Now Available

The City of Evanston is committed to promoting the highest quality of life for all residents by providing fiscally sound,

Evanston's 3-1-1 Call Center Marks One Year Anniversary

The City of Evanston marks the one year anniversary of its 3-1-1 Call Center. The city changed the way it

Parking Meter Increases Now in Effect, Meters Now Accept Dollar Coins

As part of the already enacted 2012 Fiscal Year budget, parking meters throughout Evanston saw a fee increase that went

Evanston Mayor Grateful to Durbin, Feds for FEMA Funding for Fire Dept.

The City of Evanston learned on February 22, 2012 that its Fire and Life Safety Services was named one of five Illinois

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Posted in Housing

NAACP & Interfaith Housing Center has announced the "2012 Financial Freedom Campaign." The key seminar of Phase 1 will cover

Protective Scaffolding to be Erected for Garage Inspection

Posted in construction, Downtown Evanston

The City of Evanston will erect temporary protective scaffolding at the sidewalk level around the Sherman Plaza Parking Garage beginning

Mayor's State of the City Address March 2

Posted in Mayor Tisdal, State of the City Address

The public is invited to join the Evanston Chamber of Commerce March 2nd to hear from the Honorable Elizabeth Tisdahl,

Evanston Day in Springfield March 7, Register Today!

The City of Evanston and Northwestern University invite you, your neighbors and/or colleagues to attend the 3rd Annual Evanston Day

Parking Meter & Sanitation Service Charge Increases Effective February 1, 2012

In order to balance the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget, the Evanston City Council voted to reduce numerous expenses, reduced several

Mayor's Statement Regarding The Keg of Evanston

Posted in Evanston Liquor Control Board

“It is always an extremely difficult decision to revoke a license of a local business, but I have to also

Evanston to Hold Twitter Town Hall Meeting Feb. 15

Posted in Mayor, town hall, twitter

City of Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl will be hosting the very first Evanston “Twitter Town Hall” Meeting on Wednesday, February

Cook County Board President Tours Evanston

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle toured part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 (NSP2) target area in west Evanston

Residents, Landlords & Businesses Need to Shovel their Sidewalks

Sidewalk Snow Removal The City of Evanston reminds residents, landlords and businesses of their responsibility to remove snow and ice

March 20 Ballot Initiatives Informational Meeting

Posted in Elections, Evanston Town Board, Evanston Township, Referendum

Evanston officials voted late last year to adopt two measures that would put two questions on the March 20, 2012 Illinois General

Special Event Permit Applications Due Feb. 1

Groups and organizations that wish to hold special events in the City of Evanston will need to submit a Special

CTA Yellow Line Study Meeting - January 24

Posted in CTA Yellow Line, Transportation

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: YELLOW LINE STATION ENGINEERING FEASIBILITY STUDY- CTA Yellow Line between Ridge and Dodge Avenues, City of Evanston

2012 Evanston Budget Fee Changes Effective Dates

In order to balance the Fiscal Year 2012 Budget, the Evanston City Council voted to reduce numerous expenses, reduced several

UPDATE- Continuance Requested: Plan Commission Packet Now Available for Chase Bank Proposal

UPDATE: Edgemark Development has requested a continuance concerning the Wednesday, December 14, 2011 public hearing for a proposed text and

Help Evanston Families in Need

Posted in Holiday, Mayor, Volunteer

Please help make the holiday season joyful for as many needy Evanston families as possible! Donations to the annual Holiday

Pet License Reminder: 2012 Applications Due by End of Year

Posted in Animal Registration, City Collector

The City of Evanston mailed out to residents 2012 Animal Registration forms with their 2012 Vehicle Sticker renewal forms this fall.

Rules for Fall Leaf & Yard Waste Collection

Fall is here and that brings with it leaves. The City of Evanston would like to remind residents of a

City Clerk Receives Elected Official of the Year Award

Posted in City Clerk, Evanston Township

On Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Evanston Clerk Rodney Greene was honored in Springfield as the 2011 Elected Official of the

Evanston Honors Veterans at Fountain Square

Posted in Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day ceremonies were held November 11, 2011 at Evanston's Foutain Square honoring those who have served this country. In

Evanston Alderman Testifies at Metra Budget Meeting

Posted in Metra

On November 3rd, Evanston Alderman Donald Wilson (Ward 4) testified before a Metra budget meeting discussing some of his concerns

U.S. Senator Durbin Tours South Evanston NSP2 Area

On October 28, 2011 U.S. Senator Richard Durbin toured part of Evanston’s Eighth Ward to view progress on the Neighborhood

City Seeks Public Input on Spending Federal CDBG-Recovery Dollars

The City of Evanston is seeking public input through November 1, 2011on its Amendment to to its Community Development Block

Mayor Tisdahl Lobbies Springfield for Better ComEd Storm Response

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl traveled to Springfield Wednesday, October 26th to lobby legislators during the General Assembly's Fall Veto Session. Tisdahl was

City Launches See-Click-Fix Mobile App

The City of Evanston recently adopted the use of a mobile application, See-Click-Fix, that allows residents to communicate with the

City of Evanston Receives $792,000 Grant for Dempster St. Traffic Signal Modernization

The City of Evanston has received a $792,000 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Grant for traffic signal modernization

City Contracting for Additional Towing for Winter Season

The City of Evanston is currently establishing contracts for emergency snow towing for the 2011-12 winter season. Occasionally the city

City of Evanston Releases 2012 Proposed Budget

On Friday, October 7, the City of Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz released the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2012, which

2012 Animal Registration Forms Now Available

The City of Evanston recently mailed out to residents 2012 Animal Registration forms with their 2012 Vehicle Sticker renewal forms.

Public Meeting Notice Emerson Square Housing Development

Posted in community, resident

A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Fleetwood-Jourdain

Library Board Takes a New Approach to Educate, Engage and Empower Evanston Residents

The Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees approved a three-year Strategic Plan that will reflect residents’ interests, while expanding services

City Invites Public Comment on 2012 One Year Action Plan

The City of Evanston’s Housing & Community Development Act Committee will conduct a public hearing to receive citizen comments on

New Roller Skating Program at Community Centers

Evanston children, youth, teens and adults of all ages now can participate in a new, fun activity: roller skating! Starting October 7,

City Asks for Residents' Input on Budget at Public Meetings & Via Online Survey

The City of Evanston’s Engage Evanston budget initiative is asking residents to participate in the city budget process by attending

Evanston Encourages Residents to Support their RTA Grant Application

The City of Evanston has submitted an application for a Regional Transportation Authority's (RTA) 2012 Community Planning Program grant and

Evanston Teens Benefit from $90,000 Employment Grant

Posted in IDNR Grant

The City of Evanston Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department recently received a $90,000 Youth Corps Grant through the Illinois

Take the Survey, Participate in City Budgeting

The City of Evanston will focus its efforts from now until September 22nd on getting feedback from residents about the Fiscal

Stay Informed about What's Going on in Evanston! Sign-up for e-News today!

Stay informed - Get updates on city information, news, events and more from your local government and community partners when you

Evanston Receives AAA Credit Rating, Highest Score from Top Credit Rating Agencies

Posted in Budget, Credit Rating

As a part of the issuance of General Obligation Bonds, the City of Evanston’s credit rating is re-examined by recognized

CTA Approves Contract for Evanston Purple Line Viaducts

The Chicago Transit Authority Board today approved a $10.3 million contract to replace the Purple Line viaducts at Grove, Dempster

Arrington Foundation Donation to Benefit Lagoon Restoration Project

Posted in Arrington Lakefront Lagoon Dawes Park

The City of Evanston held a donation recognition event on Wednesday, June 29 at Dawes Park to thank The Arrington

Substantial Amendment to 2011 Action Plan & 2012 CDBG Application Process

Amendment to 2011 Action Plan The City of Evanston seeks public input on the Substantial Amendment to its 2011 Action

No Cause for Concern Over Elm Tree Inoculation Devices

The City of Evanston's elm tree inoculation program is under way and some residents have been concerned that the devices could

Evanston Winner 2011 Conference of Mayors' Climate Protection Award

Evanston, IL Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Houston, TX Mayor Annise Parker have been selected as the nation’s top winners in

New Illinois workNet Center Opens at EPL, Offers Job Search & Career Services

Staff from the Evanston Public Library and Workforce Board of Northern Cook County recently partnered to offer job search and

Evanston Scores 91.7 in IL Policy Institute "Local Transparency Project"

The City of Evanston is proud to announce that the city has received a 91.7 ranking from the Illinois Policy

Summer Time Youth Safety & Curfew

The Evanston Police Department is committed to ensuring the safety of the community it serves. A large part of this

City Wins 2011 International Institute of Municipal Clerks' Excellence in Governance Award

City Clerk Rodney Greene was presented with the 2011 International Institute of Municipal Clerks’ (IIMC) Excellence in Governance Award recently

Evanston Property Tax Comparisons with Other Area Communities

The City of Evanston's Administrative Services Department has released a comparison of property taxes paid by eight other area communities.

Earl Departs City; Lyons to Interim Administrative Services Director

Evanston Director of Administrative Services Joellen Earl has announced her plans to leave the City of Evanston and start her

Pilot Program Kicks-off to Remind Bicyclists to Walk Their Bikes on Sidewalks in Business Districts

The City of Evanston has kicked-off a pilot program designed to increase public safety and reduce conflicts between pedestrians and bicyclists

Where Would You Want a New CTA Yellow Line Station?

On June 2nd many Evanston residents showed up for the first public meeting on the proposed new CTA Yellow Line

City's Action Alert on State Budget Successful

With phone calls and emails from residents, the City of Evanston in partnership with other communities around the state were able

Dogs Must Be On Leash in City of Evanston Parks

Posted in Park rules and regulations

Now that spring weather has improved, more residents are enjoying City of Evanston parks. Unfortunately, there has been an increase in

Evanston Mayor Tisdahl Meets in Washington, DC on Health Center Project

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl went to Washington, DC Thursday for a series of meetings on behalf of the City’s application

Help Stop State Cuts to Evanston- Please Contact your Legislators Today!

Evanston Advocate Action Alert Please Contact your Legislators Today! The General Assembly is completing its work on the 2012 Illinois

State Rep. Biss Pushes "Summer of Service" Initiative

Join State Representative Daniel Biss this summer for a Summer of Service! Contact his office for a list of service

High Above Evanston: Library Gets New Energy-efficient Cooling System

On Tuesday, April 12, high above Evanston, residents were able to witness the removal of two 13,000 lb. cooling units

Weekly 3-1-1 Call Center Report

The City of Evanston's weekly report on the city's 3-1-1 Call Center for the period od April 1 through April,

Mayor Tisdahl Opposes State Senate Republican Budget Cut Plan

Posted in Budget

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl is joining Mayors throughout Illinois expressing grave concern about drastic service reductions or significant property tax

Council Says Farewell to Alderman Jean-Baptiste

The February 28, 2011 meeting of the Evanston City Council marked the end of an era when Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and fellow

City Seeks Members for New Resource Development Committees

The City of Evanston is looking to secure additional revenues from non-traditional sources such as corporate, foundation and government resources.

Public Encouraged to Comment on CTA Proposed Improvements to Purple Line

Posted in CTA, Intergovernmental Affairs, Transportation

On January 27 the CTA held a Public Scoping Meeting in Evanston to highlight their proposed improvements to the Purple

Evanston CTA Public Meeting Media Coverage

Posted in CTA, Intergovernmental Affairs, Transportation

Last night the CTA held a Public Scoping Meeting at the Fleetwood-Jourdain where community members were able to view the

City of Evanston Continues to Address Rental Standards & Requirements

There have been several reports in local media regarding changes to the City of Evanston’s enforcement of housing standards, specifically

Sign-up to Become an Evanston Advocate

Posted in Evanston Advocate, Intergovernmental Affairs

Are you planning to attend the CTA Public Scoping Meeting on January 27th to understand how the Chicago Transit Authority’s

Property Reassessment Appeal Seminar for Evanston Township Taxpayers Feb. 1

Posted in Cook County, Cook County Board of Appeal, Property Taxes, Suffredin, Township Assessor

Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin (District 13), the Cook County Board of Review and Evanston Township Assessor Bonnie Wilson are

City Launches New Transparency Website

Posted in Transparency

The City of Evanston strives to promote transparency in all operations. By providing as much data as possible through our

Some New State Laws that Take Effect Jan 1

The City of Evanston's Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator Matt Swentkofske reminds residents of several new laws that will take effect in

Mayor Meets with County Board President Preckwinkle

Posted in Cook County

Mayor Tisdahl met Saturday morning with new Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle in Evanston as part of a morning

Help Evanston Families in Need

Posted in Holiday food and toy drive; donations

Donations to the annual holiday toy and food drive sponsored by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and local community organizations will continue to

Evanston Aldermen Wynne & Grover Make Case to CTA Board about Purple Line Viaduct Repairs

Posted in CTA

Last week Evanston Aldermen Melissa Wynne (Third Ward) and Jane Grover (Seventh Ward) attended the November CTA Board meeting on

Township Assessor's Office Extends Hours for Property Tax Period

The Evanston Township Assessor's Office will have extended office hours until December 13th during the second installment tax bill period. Taxpayers can bring in

Mayor Tisdahl Speaks on Public Safety Pension Reform at State Capital Press Conference

Posted in Pensions

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl traveled to Springfield Tuesday to speak at a noontime press conference of Illinois Mayors urging the

Channel 16 Now Streaming on the Internet

The Evanston Community Media Center is now streaming Channel 16 live over the Internet 24 hours a day. Folks all

New Pay by Space Parking at Main Library

Posted in library, parking, pay system

Starting Tuesday, November 2nd, the parking meters in the parking garage below the Main Library will be replaced with a

Budget Survey Results Available

Results from the on-line survey of budget issues is now available on-line.

Information from First Community Budget Workshop

The video of the first budget workshop is available on-line as is the Powerpoint presentation (PDF). For more information about

Schakowsky, Evanston Mayor Tour Proposed Federal Grant Target Area Troubled by Crime, Foreclosures

Posted in Community Challenge Grant, Community Development

Last week the City of Evanston submitted its application for a $2.5 million Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Resident Budget Input Sessions to Begin

Posted in Budget

The Evanston City Council will begin its annual budget process this year on September 20 with a City Council Goal

Fall "Highlights" Now Available

Posted in Highlights

The Fall 2010 edition of "Highlights" will be delivered to residents in the next few days. You can check it

Library Board to Hold Funding Forums

The City of Evanston's Library Board will be holding two public Library Funding Forums. The forums will discuss the history of

City Kicks off Partnership with CubEnergy saver.com

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Citizens Utility Board (CUB) Executive Director David Kolata officially kicked off a partnership August 9, 2010 announcing

Newly Formed Evanston Green Ribbon Committee Tackles Climate Change

Posted in Green Ribbon Committee

Earlier this year, seven of the largest employers in Evanston launched a new initiative to support the city’s efforts to

Evanston-Northwestern Relations on Upswing According to Princeton Review

Posted in Northwestern University

According to a recent Princeton Review survey, town-gown relations in Evanston have gotten better in the past year. This week

Comments of Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz Regarding New Deployment of Evanston Fire Department

COE Fire Dept Press Release

Home Depot Donates Lawn Mowers to City's Summer Youth Employment Program

Posted in Summer Youth Employment Program

This week the Home Depot of Evanston generously donated two gas lawn mowers to the Summer Youth Employment Program’s (SYEP)

Comm. and ED Director Walker Departs; Lyons Interim Director

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz released the following statement today: "Community and Economic Development Director Lehman Walker has been appointed

Mayor's Budget Task Force Committee

Wednesday, June 2 2010 7:00pm Mayor's Budget Task Force Aldermanic Library Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center See agenda here >>>