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City gets debt warning

One bond rating service issued a warning about Evanston’s debt rating outlook Friday as the city prepared to sell $14.5 million in general obligation bonds on Monday. The Chicago Tribune reports that Moody’s Investors Service maintained the city’s triple-A bond rating but lowered the outlook from stable to negative — which means the firm believes […]

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Aldermen: Speed up downtown planning

Three aldermen say Evanston’s downtown planning process is moving too slowly. At Thursday night’s Economic Development Committee meeting, Alderman Edmund Moran, 6th Ward, said he found Tuesday’s public meeting held by the Plan Commission’s Downtown Plan Committee disappointing. “They’re talking about transition zones, but on the north end of downtown we’ve now just about lost […]