The City of Evanston is a general purpose municipal government located in Cook County, Illinois. It is a home rule unit, as defined in the 1970 Illinois Constitution, and operates under the Council/Manager form of government to provide for the health, safety, and welfare of Evanston residents.


Mission Statement

The City of Evanston is committed to promoting the highest quality of life for all residents by providing fiscally sound, responsive municipal services and delivering those services equitably, professionally, and with the highest degree of integrity.

Vision Statement

Creating the most livable city in America.

Organizational Values

Excellent Customer Service Continuous Improvement Integrity Accountability


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