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

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

Meeting called to order at 6:07 p.m.

Minutes approved.

Payroll approved.

Bills approved.

Credit card activity approved.

A 3.1 – Tuckpointing and porch repair contract for civic center boiler building $27K. Approved.

A 3.2 – Purchase of two Ford one-ton dump trucks $146K. Approved.

A 3.3 – Fire apparatus repair contract $72K. Approved

A4 – Sidwalk Cafe for Blaze Pizza, 1739 Sherman Ave. Approved.

A5 – Lease for Ward Eight apartment. Approved.

A6 – Affordable Housing Fund transfer $42K. Approed.

A7 – Three year lease with League of Women Voters for office at Civic Center. Approved.

A8 – Special assessment for paving alley north of Colfax east of Central Park. $252K with 50% reimbursement from abutters. Approved.

A9 – Special Assessment for paving alley north of Lyon and east of Ashland. $261K with 50% reimbursement from abutters. Approved.

A10, A11, A12 – Dedication of land to city for alley improvements north of Thayer and east of Marcy. Approved.

A 13 – Ordinance to permit sale and service of alcoholic liquor for catering. Approved

A14 – Class F liquor license for Valli Produce, 1910 Dempster. Approved. Planning to open in mid-July. Soft opening a bit sooner. One additional lease in shopping center — Play It Again Sports. Also coming a beauty supply store, a dentist and a podiatrist. Dance Center Evanston working on expansion.

A15 – Class D liquor license for Gigio’s Pizzeria, 1001 Davis. Approved.

A16 – Eliminating liquor license for Cosi, 1740 Sherman. Approved.

Meeting adjourned at 6:27 p.m.

City Council meeting to start at 6:45 p.m.

No Planning and Development Committee meeting tonight.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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