Downtown tax district up for renewal

Downtown property owners could be in for a tax increase soon.

The board of EvMark, Evanston's downtown marketing organization, meets Oct. 11 to develop a proposal for renewing the special services area agreement that boosts downtown property tax bills to pay for special maintenance and marketing services.

First condo owners move into Sherman Plaza

The first residents have started moving into the Sherman Plaza development downtown, 10 years after the project was first proposed. The Daily Northwestern reports less than 10 percent of the new owners have moved in so far, and the move-in process is expected to continue for almost a year.

City cancels Supplier Diversity Conference

The city's Division of Purchasing has canceled its annual Supplier Diversity Conference, originally advertised in the City's Highlights newsletter for Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Hilton Garden Inn.

The event's cancellation is due to a number of scheduling conflicts city staff members have encountered.

The City plans to hold the next Supplier Diversity Conference sometime next year.

The City has sponsored a Supplier Diversity Conference annually for the last seven years.