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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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A timeline of Evanston’s city manager search

July 18, 2022

Evanston has tried to appoint a city manager for about two years, following the departure of Wally Bobkiewicz in 2019. But with two failed attempts to secure a permanent appointment, the search has not...

The Weekly: Week Five Recap

The Weekly: Week Five Recap

October 18, 2020

Northwestern Facilities staff power washes away the most recent message on the Rock, PHA cancels formal recruitment and Evanston nominates a new city manager. Listen to this episode of The Weekly to hear...

Interim City Manager Erika Storlie. Storlie has held her position for over a year while the city has continued its search for the next city manager.

City Council to review applications for city manager position, discuss community input in selection process

September 22, 2020

City Council will review the list of applicants to fill the city manager position and select candidates to move on to the first round of interviews in a Thursday executive session closed to the public. On...

Recruitment firm GovHR USa held a second public meeting Tuesday after Evanston residents called for more transparency and involvement in the city manager selection process.

In second city manager recruitment meeting, residents talk environmental concerns, public accountability

July 7, 2020

Evanston residents shared necessary qualities for their next city manager during a Tuesday discussion, the second of two meetings meant to gather citizen input throughout the recruitment process. The...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) at a City Council meeting. Braithwaite enumerated the qualities of a city manager that members of the 2nd Ward believe to be essential.

Rules Committee examines city manager recruitment process and schedule

June 15, 2020

The Evanston Rules Committee examined the proposed city manager recruitment schedule Monday and emphasized the need for resident input. The proposed schedule would include virtual sessions with community...

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