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New Housing and Community Development Committee talks funding and upcoming goals

Katrina Pham, Assistant City Editor September 22, 2021

Evanston’s Housing and Community Development Committee discussed its goals for the group and the upcoming year in its inaugural meeting Tuesday.  The committee is responsible for recommending how...

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The Daily Explains: Illinois Clean Energy Package

Andrew Myers, Reporter September 22, 2021

Earlier this month, the Illinois General Assembly passed one of the most sweeping energy proposals in decades. The historic legislation, which sets some of the strongest clean energy commitments in the...

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Wheel tax payments for vehicles registered in Evanston due by Sept. 30

Max Lubbers, City Editor September 22, 2021

Residents must pay a 2022 wheel tax for each vehicle registered with an Evanston address by Sept. 30, according to a city news release. The cost of the tax for a regular passenger vehicle is $85, with...

Deputy City Manager Kimberly Richardson speaks at a meeting in front of a projector screen.

City opens application for first reparations payments

Alex Harrison, Reporter September 21, 2021

The city opened applications Tuesday for the Restorative Housing Program, which will disburse the first $400,000 in Evanston’s $10 million local reparations project. The application opens six months...

Several Evanston officials sit in the Council chamber during Monday’s Council meeting. From left to right: 3rd Ward Councilmember Melissa Wynne, 4th Ward Councilmember Jonathan Nieuwsma, Interim City Manager Kelley Gandurski, Mayor Daniel Biss, City Clerk Stephanie Mendoza, and 5th Ward Councilmember Bobby Burns.

City Council confirms Kelley Gandurski as interim city manager

Jorja Siemons and Alex Harrison September 21, 2021

City Council voted 7-1 Monday to appoint deputy city manager Kelley Gandurski as interim city manager, following the narrow approval of Erika Storlie’s resignation just under a month and a half prior. Storlie...

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