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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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City Council tables ordinance to replace Board of Ethics with Special Counsel

May 11, 2021

City Council tabled an ordinance Monday to replace the Board of Ethics with a Special Counsel, an independent attorney who would investigate complaints of ethics violations by city officials and employees. Council...

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Resident Board of Ethics to disband, be replaced by Special Counsel

April 27, 2021

City Council passed an ordinance Monday to disband the city’s Board of Ethics and replace it with a single Special Counsel. The current Board of Ethics consists of five residents, appointed by the...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a tall red brick building with stone archways around the doors.

Proposal to replace Board of Ethics headed to City Council from Rules Committee

April 20, 2021

City Council is slated to vote on a proposal to eliminate Evanston’s current Board of Ethics on April 26.  Currently, the Board of Ethics, which reports to the Rules Committee, serves as the accountability...

Board of Ethics acting chair Carrie Von Hoff. Hoff will remain on the board in a temporary role until other board members are appointed to serve a full term.

Board of Ethics reviews jurisdictions of complaints against mayor, alderman

March 4, 2020

Evanston’s Board of Ethics decided the jurisdiction of a complaint against Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) and took under advisement the jurisdiction of a complaint against Mayor Steve Hagerty and former corporation...

Evanston’s Board of Ethics. Resident Misty Witenberg clashed with the board over the current draft of the new ethics ordinance.

Board of Ethics debates latest version of ethics ordinance

November 20, 2019

The Evanston Board of Ethics on Tuesday deliberated the latest edition of the ethics ordinance that could redefine the board’s authority. Evanston resident Misty Witenberg and Assistant City Attorney...

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