Newsy Items on Monday City Council Agenda

1. Introduction of Ordinance Authorizing Water Sales to Morton Grove and Niles. 2.  Change Order for Treated Water Storage Facility.  Change required for additional engineering as Northwestern University will be installing sheet pile wall adjacent to tank.  No net increase in cost to project. 3.  Change Order for Parking Access and Revenue Control System project for purchase of additional transponders for Sherman Plaza garage. 4.  Contract with Smithereen Pest Services for Citywide Rodent Control. 5.  Contract with Woodhouse Tinucci…more »

Water Supply Agreement with Morton Grove, Niles on January 23 City Council Agenda

Posted in City Council, Utilities, Water Division

The Evanston City Council will be presented with an ordinance authorizing the City to execute a 40-year Water Supply Agreement with the villages of Morton Grove and Niles at the Monday, January 23 Evanston City Council meeting. The agreement is estimated to generate more than $750,000 per year in additional revenue for the City of Evanston, in addition to revenues the City will receive for water production costs and maintenance. The agreement includes two additional 10-year extension provisions at…more »

See the Cubs World Series Trophy at the Morton Civic Center January 22

Posted in Events

The Chicago Cubs Trophy Tour, presented by State Farm, is coming to Evanston! Cubs fans are invited to see and take photos with the 2016 World Series Trophy at the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., on Sunday, January 22, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Doors will open at 10 a.m. Attendees should enter the building at the south ground floor entrance, located on the west side of the building. Parking will be available in the lot just…more »

From the Mayor: Evanston Electoral Board Decisions

Alderman Miller objected to the requests of all the other candidates for mayor to be allowed on the ballot.  I feel that none of the issues raised rise to a level serious enough to deny ballot access to the candidates and to the many voters who signed the candidates’ petitions.  The voters expect, requested and deserve a choice for mayor.  The volunteers who collected signatures deserve to have their work respected. I voted, along with Alderman Rainey and Clerk…more »

Federal Court Determines Evanston Claims in James Park Case Must Go Forward

Posted in James Park, Utilities

The City of Evanston's Law Department today released the following statement regarding the City's federal environmental lawsuit against Nicor and ComEd: "Today, the federal court determined that the City of Evanston's claims against Nicor and ComEd must go forward in the federal environmental lawsuit. Nicor and ComEd spent tremendous energy and money to defeat the City’s Amended Complaint. They failed. Nicor and ComEd must now answer the City’s Complaint. The court indicated that five causes of action against the…more »

Senior Citizen Property Tax Reduction Applications Due February 8

Posted in Property Taxes, Seniors

Evanston residents age 65 years or older should have recently received 2016 Senior and Senior Freeze Property Tax Exemption renewal applications in the mail, and must file them by Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Illinois law requires seniors to reapply annually. Local seniors are encouraged to call Evanston's Property Tax Assessment Review office at 847-448-8168 for help completing the forms. The recently mailed senior applications are for 2016 property taxes, which are paid in calendar year 2017. The savings from…more »

Evanston Fire Explorers Open House Set for January 24

Posted in event, Fire

City of Evanston Launches Improved Summer Camp Registration Process

Posted in Parks and Recreation, Summer Camp Guide

Interfaith Action to Open Overnight Homeless Shelter January 12

Posted in cold weather

Penny Park Renovation Project Update

Posted in Construction, Parks and Recreation, Public Works

City Announces 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Service and Facility Schedules

Posted in Facilities, Holiday, Refuse

Newsy Items on Monday City Council Agenda

Evanston Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 13-27

Posted in Events, Holiday

City Begins Water Treatment Plant Reliability Improvement Project

Posted in Construction, Public Works, Utilities, water

2016 Holiday Food & Toy Drive Assists 409 Evanston Families

Posted in Events, Volunteer

Deputy Chief Brian Scott Appointed Evanston Fire Chief

Posted in Fire, Government

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