Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting at which aldermen are scheduled to vote on leasing the Harley Clarke mansion and approving changes to the city's coach house regulations.
A revision to the proposed lease of the city-owned Harley Clarke mansion will require the non-profit Evanston Lakehouse and Gardens group to step up its fundraising performance to hang onto the property.
Evanston aldermen Monday are scheduled to consider a 40-year lease of the lakefront Harley Clarke mansion to a non-profit group that's pledging to raise over three years only 40 percent or less of the money estimated to be needed to fully rehabilitate the structure.
Members of the non-profit group seeking to reopen the lakefront Harley Clarke mansion are on track to being able to test their ability to raise funds for the project after an Evanston City Council vote Monday night.
Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting. Key issues on the agenda include the Harley Clarke mansion, proposed budget cuts and city aid for a proposed development project on Chicago Avenue just north of Howard Street.
Under a plan scheduled to be approved by Evanston aldermen tonight, non-profit groups interested in leasing the lakefront Harley Clarke mansion will have just over two months to prepare a detailed response to a city request for proposals for the property.