Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty reportedly has asked Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart to investigate who leaked a confidential report to the City Council regarding alleged misconduct by City Clerk Devon Reid.
Thirteen years after Evanston aldermen bowed to neighbors' objections and killed plans for subsidized housing on a vacant 5th Ward corner, the possibility of another subsidized development at the site emerged at a community meeting Monday night.
Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz was one of two finalists for the position of city administrator in Issaquah, Washington, who met with residents there at a informal public forum Thursday evening.
The City of Evanston plans to try again this fall to figure out how to use a variable pricing model to maximize parking income from out-of-town sports fans attending Northwestern University football games.
The executive director of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce says the chamber's board isn't opposed to a city scheme to require an estimated 2,500 home-based businesses in town pay an annual $25 registration fee to the city.
A zoning change that would have opened seven additional downtown sites to potential office development went down to defeat at the Evanston City Council's Planning and Development Committee meeting Monday night.