Evanston to Host Youth Art, High School Instagram Contests in Celebration of National Drinking Water Week

Posted in Public Works, Utilities, water

The City of Evanston is hosting a 3rd grade art contest and a high school Instagram contest in celebration of National Drinking Water Week (NDWW), which is May 1-7, 2016. The purpose of NDWW is to celebrate water by recognizing the essential role it plays in our daily lives. This year's theme is "The Power of Water." 3rd Grade Art Contest The City is hosting its annual art contest for 3rd grade students to showcase their ideas of what…more »

Free CPR and Life-saving Skills Training February 14 in Evanston

Posted in Events, Fire, safety

Community members are invited to help make the City of Evanston a Heart Safe community by bringing the entire family to learn the valuable skills of Hands-Only CPR and Early Heart Attack Care. Volunteers at more than a dozen sites throughout Evanston will offer free education and drop-in training sessions on Sunday, February 14 throughout the day. For a list of times and locations, and to register, visit illinoisheartsafecommunity.com/registration. At the training sites, participants will: Learn how to recognize…more »

City of Evanston Completes $5,000 Donation to Flint Water Fund, Community Members Encouraged to Contribute

Posted in Government, Mayor, water

To help support those affected by the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the City of Evanston has completed its $5,000 contribution to the United Way of Genesee County's (UWGC) Flint Water Fund. Evanston community members can donate to the fund by visiting unitedwaygenesee.org. The UWGC has set up the Flint Water Fund for the purchase of filters, bottled water, emergency support services and prevention efforts. One hundred percent of the fund is used for these projects and no…more »

Phase 2 of Replacing Damaged and Older Model Sanitation Carts to Begin Feb. 9

Posted in refuse, yard waste

The City of Evanston’s Environmental Services Bureau is replacing damaged and older model yard waste carts (pictured) throughout the city as part of a free, one-time exchange program. Damaged refuse carts will also be replaced, at the City's discretion. This is taking place in four phases according to residents' regular refuse pick-up day. The second phase of the project will include residents whose normal refuse pick-up day is Tuesday, and is anticipated to be completed between Tuesday, February 9 and…more »

Ryan Field West Parking Lot Reconstruction Meeting Set for Feb.10

Posted in Northwestern University

Northwestern University invites neighbors to an informal information session on the proposed reconstruction of the Ryan Field West Parking Lot . This session will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10 in the Team Meeting Room on the first floor of the John C. Nicolet Football Center, 2707 Ashland Ave., on Northwestern’s athletics campus.  Parking is available free of charge in the West Lot across from Ryan Field, across Ashland Ave. from Nicolet.  If you have…more »

Community Members Invited to Attend "An Evening of Diversity Dialogue" February 23

Posted in community, Events, Police

Community members are invited to attend "An Evening of Diversity Dialogue with Dr. Logan" to discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion within the Evanston community. Dr. Gilo Kwesi Logan, of Logan Consulting Services, LLC, has partnered with the Evanston Police Department as part of the Department's diversity and inclusion training. The meeting will be held: Tuesday, February 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Levy Senior Center 300 Dodge Ave. Evanston All members of the community are invited to…more »

First Installment Property Tax Bills Due March 1

Posted in Property Taxes

Dramatically Higher Tax Savings for Some Disabled Veterans Takes Effect

Posted in Property Taxes

Nominate an Older Adult in Evanston for the 2016 Aging Well Award

Posted in Award, Events, Seniors

Register for the 2016 Women Out Walking Program

Posted in fitness, Health & Human Services, women out walking

City of Evanston Expands Channel 16 Programming

City of Evanston IT Service Outage Planned for Evening of February 5

Posted in Government

City of Evanston Launches Innovative Online Public Records Portal

Posted in Government

City Launches Public Art Loan Program to Brighten Public Facilities

Mayor Tisdahl Encourages Community Members to Support Flint Water Fund, City to Provide $5,000 Donation

Posted in donation, Mayor, water

Mayor Tisdahl Participates in Global Compact of Mayors to Tackle Climate Change

Posted in Climate Action Plan, livability, Mayor, Sustainability

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