The Daily Northwestern

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 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...

Evanston Animal Shelter partners with pet care company for discounted food

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston Animal Shelter announced Feb. 5 a partnership with a pet care company that will provide discounted food for the shelter’s dogs and cats. Merrick Pet Care not only offered to sell pet food at a reduced price...

Subcommittee recommends council increase tobacco sales age

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 6, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

An Evanston subcommittee recommended Monday that City Council increase Evanston's required age to legally sell and buy tobacco and nicotine products from 18 to 21. The Human Services Committee vote was unanimous. If approved...