Citizen Participation

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Fiscal Year 2018 Citizen Participation:

The City of Evanston is starting the budget process for the 2018 Fiscal Year, which begins on January 1, 2018. Similar to past years, the City is launching a public outreach effort in an effort to engage Evanston residents and solicit their ideas, comments and suggestions relative to the annual budget process. 

Evanston residents are encouraged to submit budget-related ideas to City staff through the following communication channels in advance:

By mail: City Manager’s Office, 2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

By email:

By calling or texting: 847-448-4311

On Facebook: or @CiudadEvanston

On Twitter: #EvBudget18

Online by completing the form below:

Fill out my online form.

Multi-media Community Budget Outreach Meeting

The City will host a Multi-media Community Budget Outreach Meeting on Wednesday, September 13 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. to provide information and answer questions about the budget. 

If you don't have ideas, questions or comments in advance, you are invited to participate that evening:

In person: Morton Civic Center, Room G300 (ground floor), 2100 Ridge Ave., Evanston

By calling or texting: 847-448-4311

On Facebook: or @CiudadEvanston

On Twitter: #EvBudget18

You may watch the meeting live online , on TV on Channel 16 (Comcast Channel 16 or AT&T U-Verse Channel 99, select Evanston, select Channel 16).

Video from last year's meeting is below.