Evanston and Naperville First Illinois Partners to Join Waze Connected Citizens Program

Posted in Public Works, Traffic

The City of Evanston and City of Naperville today announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze (http://www.waze.com), the free, real-time crowdsourced navigation app powered by the world’s largest community of drivers. Designed as a free data share of publicly available traffic information, the Connected Citizens Program promotes greater efficiency, deeper insights and safer roads for citizens of greater Chicago, along with 80 other partners around the world. The Waze Connected Citizens Program gives municipal leaders an unprecedented look at real-time…more »

Temporary Traffic Control Plan for Chicago Avenue at Church Street to Repair Water Main Break

Posted in Public Works, Traffic, Water Shut-Down

A temporary traffic control plan will be implemented on Chicago Avenue south of Church Street on Wednesday, August 24 to allow the City's Public Works Agency to repair a water main break. "No Parking" signs will be posted on five parking meters on the east side of the street to allow one lane of northbound traffic to go around the work area. Southbound traffic and parking on the west side of the street will not be impacted. All work…more »

Community Members Invited to Attend Reception Celebrating Loan of Frances Willard Sculpture August 26

Posted in Events

On Friday, August 26, at 7 p.m., community members are invited to celebrate the installation of a bronze bust of Frances Willard in the first floor lobby of the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. The Evanston Arts Council will receive the sculpture, created by sculptor Loredo Taft in 1931, on loan from the National Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Frances Willard House. The event will feature the reading of a prize-winning essay by Aela Morris, and remarks…more »

Adult Mosquito Control Operations Planned for August 24 Rescheduled for August 25

Posted in Mosquitos

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) has rescheduled mosquito control operations originally planned for Wednesday, August 24 to Thursday, August 25, 2016. NSMAD will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Evanston, Kenilworth, Skokie, Wilmette and Winnetka on August 25 between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., weather permitting. The specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated are: A-14 - Winnetka B-07 - Wilmette & Winnetka B-08 - Kenilworth, Wilmette & Winnetka B-13 -…more »

Adult Mosquito Control Operations Planned for August 23 Postponed

Posted in Mosquitos

Due to unfavorable weather conditions, the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) postponed targeted adult mosquito control operations that were to occur in portions of Evanston and Skokie on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. The operations will be postponed until further notice. The areas to be treated were:  • B-19 - Evanston • B-20 - Evanston • C-07 - Evanston • C-08 - Evanston • C-14 - Evanston & Skokie •…more »

Community Input Sought for Allocating Church Street Waste Transfer Station Budget

Posted in Public Works, Refuse, survey, Sustainability

The City is seeking public input on the community’s priorities for budgeting the roughly $1.2 million that was awarded to the City in a settlement with Advanced Disposal, the current operator of the Church Street Waste Transfer Station. Community members are invited to complete a survey online at cityofevanston.org/transfer-station-information from Monday, August 22 through Monday, September 5, 2016. The survey is available in English and Spanish. Print versions of the survey are available at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655…more »

2016 End of Season Schedule Announced for Evanston Beaches

Posted in Beach, Parks and Recreation

City of Evanston Launches #WalkEvanston Back-to-School Crosswalk Safety Campaign

Posted in Community Development, Public Works, Sustainability, Transportation

Experience Live Mariachi, Folkloric Dance and More at the 5th Annual "Jalisco en Evanston" September 1

Posted in Events, Levy Center

City Partners with Northwestern University Design for America Team to Launch Bicycle Signage Pilot Program

Posted in Community Development, Public Works, Sustainability, Transportation

Evanston Events to Celebrate Women's Equality Day on August 26

Posted in Arts, events, Noyes Art Gallery

Evanston Community Members Encouraged to Provide Feedback on Wayfinding Signage

Posted in Community Development, survey

Enjoy Food, Activities and Entertainment at the Evanston CommUNITY Picnic August 21

Posted in Community Picnic, Events, Parks and Recreation

Cook County Board of Review Accepting Evanston Property Assessment Appeals through August 30

Posted in Property Taxes

Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center Open House August 18

Posted in Events, Gibbs-Morrison, Parks and Recreation

2016 CDBG Street Resurfacing and SNAP Lighting Project Begins August 22

Posted in Construction, Public Works, street resurfacing, Traffic

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