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Proposed Evanston budget increases property taxes, plans for potential cuts

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 10, 2015

Filed under City, City Features, Latest Stories, Local, State

Illinois Budget Crisis Under Evanston's proposed 2016 budget, city residents would see their property taxes rise 0.4 percent. The city released Friday its proposed budget for the next fiscal year, including a 10 perc...

Evanston social services cope with Illinois budget stalemate

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 20, 2015

Filed under City, City Features, Latest Stories

Illinois Budget Crisis After nearly three months without a state budget, the Illinois government is forecasting a growing pile of unpaid bills that will impact the ability of human services agencies to deliver care to v...

Evanston increases ambulance fees

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

September 16, 2015

Filed under City, City Features, Latest Stories, Local

Illinois Budget Crisis Evanston residents will be charged an additional $150 if they require emergency ambulance services starting Oct. 1. Aldermen voted Tuesday to increase the price of Evanston’s ambulance service ami...

Evanston city manager unveils plans for major changes to services, department structures

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 12, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, City Features, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Illinois Budget Crisis City manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced a restructuring of his staff into groups focusing on a major realignment of city departments and invigoration of infrastructure projects. With the uncer...