The Daily Northwestern

Evanston City Council approves new contract for electric aggregation

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

April 2, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston aldermen on Monday approved a new contract for the city’s electric aggregation program, bumping most residents’ rates by more than 8 percent beginning this summer. “We reaffirmed our commitment to 100 percent...

Council approves high-rise project, Chicago/Main TIF district revitalization

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics

City Council approved an amended plan for a high-rise project on Emerson Street and established a special taxing district to revitalize the Chicago/Main area Monday night. Property owner Robert King and developer Fifield Companies...

Split Preservation Commission vote puts North Campus garage plan on hold

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

January 16, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

An Evanston Preservation Commission stalemate Tuesday night has Northwestern officials in a waiting period with plans to begin constructing the first of several buildings in the proposed North Campus athletic complex. NU received...

Evanston City Council approves 3 percent raise on water rates

Olga Gonzalez Latapi, Reporter

November 30, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

The Evanston City Council unanimously approved a 3 percent water rate increase at its Monday meeting. For the average single family home, one that consumes approximately 86,000 gallons a year, the annual water bill will increase...