Evanston's Electoral Board voted 2-1 this evening to remove the voter initiative petition drive from the March election ballot, but former Gov. Pat Quinn, representing the referendum supporters, vowed to appeal the decision to the courts.
Evanston aldermen voted this week to get the City Council's Reparations Subcommittee back up to its original size of three aldermen -- but decided not to expand the membership to include outside experts.
Evanston residents would have to shovel the public sidewalk in front of their property every time snow fell under a proposal city staff unveiled at Monday's Administration and Public Works Committee meeting.
Evanston aldermen Monday rejected a proposal from Alderman Ann Rainey, 8th Ward, to impose a six-month moratorium on condominium deconversions -- in which unit owners sell to a single buyer who converts the building to rental apartments.
Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting. The aldermen considered revisions to the reparations committee, introduced plans for a senior housing development on Howard Street and considered dozens of other items.
Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council Planning and Development Committee meeting. On the agenda -- a proposal for a moratorium on condo deconversions and a proposed 60-unit subsidized housing development for seniors on Howard Street.
Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting at which aldermen considered hiring one firm to conduct the search for a new city manager and another to develop a strategic plan for the Parks Department. They also explored changing the rules for sidewalk snow removal.
Evanston aldermen tonight are scheduled to approve the purchase of a vacant lot at the north end of Dodge Avenue that an aldermen told residents last week she hopes can eventually provide a "terminating vista" for the street.