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City seeks volunteers for new media panel

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz says he’s looking for residents to serve as volunteer member of a newly-created Media Advisory Group to help the city in its new media efforts.

The city "has had an award winning website for many years now and this year has added its presence to Facebook, You Tube and Twitter,” Bobkiewicz said.

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz says he’s looking for residents to serve as volunteer member of a newly-created Media Advisory Group to help the city in its new media efforts.

The city "has had an award winning website for many years now and this year has added its presence to Facebook, You Tube and Twitter,” Bobkiewicz said.

He said the city is looking for residents to provide advice on its efforts and help provide direction on new initiatives. “I hope that we can use the talents and insights of Evanston residents to help make our internet presence the leader among cities in the United States.”

He says the city is considering increasing its use of video, making city information more transparent and easier to access as well as creating a customized web experience for individual residents.

Interested individuals can send an e-mail to webmaster@cityofevanston.org or call the City Manager’s Office at 847/866-2936. Those who are interested in serving on this voluntary advisory group should indicate interest by Friday, Dec. 4.

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