The Daily Northwestern

Evanston aldermen pass budget by unanimous vote, discusses ‘brothel’ changes

Rachel Janik, Reporter

November 27, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Council voted Monday on the budget for the 2013 fiscal year and briefly discussed future changes to the city's controversial over-occupancy law. After a brief discussion on an amendment to Evanston's 2013 budget,...

Evanston budget hearings wrap up, mental health position slashed

Susan Du, City Editor

November 12, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Council adopted four changes to the proposed city budget for fiscal year 2013, ending deliberations following its Saturday meeting. Previously scheduled Nov. 13 and 19 budget hearings have been canceled because...

Evanston aldermen to consider land lease for Northwestern visitors center

Susan Du, City Editor

November 12, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Northwestern’s proposed visitors center continues to draw community criticism even as the Evanston City Council nears final deliberation over leasing city property for its construction. The council is scheduled to vote tonight...

Evanston City Council overturns ruling against Northwestern construction plans

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 22, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Evanston City Council accepted Monday night an appeal by Northwestern that will allow the University to move forward with plans to build a new visitors center on Sheridan Road. Aldermen voted 6-2 to overturn a decision...

Evanston releases proposed 2013 budget

Susan Du, City Editor

October 15, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz released the proposed budget for next year on Friday. City officials say the budget gap in 2013 will be the smallest in years, due to the city's continued efforts to slash excess expenditu...