Recap: Administration and Public Works Committee

Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting.

The meeting started at 6 p.m.

A packet with information on tonight's agenda items is available online.

Mayor Hagerty makes presentations to 3rd Grade rt contest winners for National Drinking Water Week.

Public Comment

Betty Ester says she can't limit her comments to three minutes so she's planning to post to Facebook in the future.

Consent agenda approved with nothing removed.

A5 - Change order to CDM Smith for treated water torage replacement project engineering services.


A9 - Purchase of five license recognition systems


A10 - Adding crossing guard for Emerson Street contract with Andy Frain Services


A 11 - 2018 Year-end financial report


Overall budget is within forecasts, but some budget lines exceeded budgeted amounts and so budget amendment (next agenda item) is needed.


A 12 - Increase FY 2018 total budget by $18.6M to $354M


A 13 - Comcast cable TV franchise


A 14 - ETHS school resource officers agreement


A 15 - Tax increent financing consulting services agreement with Kane McKenna

For Howard-Ridge TIF potential expansion.


A 16 - Changing wheel tax deadline

Would be Sept 30 instead of Dec. 31.


A 19 - Revisions to special assessment procedures for alley improvements


A 20 - Construction site erosion and sediment controls

Approved (with technical amendment)

A 22 - Budget policy amendment

To raise GO debt limit to $160M

Approved. Rue Simmons votes no.

Meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m.


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