Aldermen order private review of security threats

After city staff declined to provide details of security threats at the Evanston Civic Center in open session, aldermen voted this week to hold an executive session to discuss the concerns before voting on a contract to hire armed guards to patrol the building.

Panel backs city loan for pilot coach house project

Evanston's Housing and Homelessness Commission Thursday night recommended City Council approval of a loan of up to $220,000 from the city's affordable housing fund to have the Evanston Development Cooperative build a two-bedroom accessory dwelling unit behind a private home on Sherman Avenue.