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Council delays action on salary changes for aldermen, city clerk

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

August 17, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Aldermen delayed action on salary changes for themselves and the city clerk Monday night and approved a 23.1 percent salary increase for the mayor. The council had previously voted to send the ordinances addressing salary changes...

Committee holds benchmarking ordinance

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

July 27, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Aldermen held a benchmarking ordinance in the Administration and Public Works Committee meeting Monday night after questioning the ordinance’s usefulness, processes and possible penalties. The ordinance would require building...

Council refers salary changes for elected officials to Rules Committee

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

July 12, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Aldermen agreed Monday night to send ordinances concerning salary changes for themselves, the mayor and the city clerk to the Rules Committee to be reviewed. A city-appointed Compensation Committee recommended a 23.1 percent...

Staff introduces proposed changes to nuisance premise ordinance

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

June 21, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston officials introduced to City Council two ordinances addressing nuisance premises that aim to increase cooperation from landlords and restructure the enforcement process on Monday. Proposals of the ordinances were first introduced in February of this year afte...

After two defaults, some city officials seek more structure in loan process

David Fishman, Reporter

May 22, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

In the midst of two recently defaulted loans from local businesses, some Evanston officials want to create a more transparent and concrete loan process over the next year. “There isn’t a clear understanding from people...