The Daily Northwestern

City makes plans to consolidate committees

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 8, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston officials are developing plans to consolidate the city’s many committees, commissions and boards to reduce bureaucratic delays. The process, which began in January, is set to reduce the number of these groups from 45 to 34. The committees are being consolidated to make processes easier for both Evanston resident...

Evanston starts initiative to make city age-friendly

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 30, 2014

Filed under City

Though more than 8,000 Northwestern students occupy Evanston during the school year, the city is preparing a project to make Evanston a better place to grow older in response to changing demographic trends. While the total ...

Evanston Mental Health board discusses proposed budget

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

October 11, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston Mental Health Board on Thursday night announced its proposed budget for fiscal year 2014, which includes nearly $81,000 more than last year's total. The proposed budget would be distributed among 15 agencies with...

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...

Proposed staff addition met with questioning from Evanston aldermen, Mental Health Board member

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

November 8, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

After Evanston aldermen questioned last week the need to create a new crisis intervention coordinator position, at least one member of the city’s Mental Health Board expressed similar concerns. “For me, they never documented...