Category: City News

Council weighs which way to go on pension funding issue

Fire Pension Board member Jack Mortell’s research shines light on tax supposed to go for pensions By Bob Seidenberg Evanston City Council members may consider a small property tax increase to firm up the plan to fund police and fire…
Make Truth in Taxation hearing a true public hearing: CABG

By Lesley Williams This Monday, November 7th, Evanston holds a Special Council Meeting in addition to the Truth in Taxation Hearing.  The Community Alliance for Better Government is writing to express our concern that this be a true hearing, with…
Kelly calls on city to step up pension contributions

By Bob Seidenberg Repeating what she said at the City Council meeting this week, First Ward Council member Clare Kelly reiterated that Evanston should step up contributions to the police and firefighter funds, striving for 100% funding by the state’s…
Northwestern stadium plan could include a request for more special events

By Bob Seidenberg In a virtual meeting with stadium neighbors Wednesday, Oct. 12, Northwestern University officials heavily played up the neighborhood benefits of their plan to replace 97-year-old Ryan Field with a smaller stadium that includes a state-of-the-art sound-containing canopy.…