Category: Evanston RoundTable

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…
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…
Evanston officials teed off at latest try for golf course easement

By Bob Seidenberg Evanston City Council members have registered an objection to a Wilmette landowner’s latest attempt to seek an easement over a part of the Canal Shores Golf Course to allow access to his landlocked space. At the Sept. 12 meeting City Council…