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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

Evanston city councilmembers sit at their desks. Four flags stand behind them.

Residents voice opinions on city manager finalists at City Council meeting

May 10, 2022

On the heels of a recent town hall between Evanston’s final two city manager candidates, residents took to Monday’s City Council meeting to voice their opinions about the upcoming selection of the...

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center with a glass door and red brick below a bright sky.

City Council unanimously approves increase in fiscal year 2021 budget

May 10, 2022

City Council voted unanimously Monday to pass an ordinance authorizing Interim City Manager Kelley Gandurski to increase the city’s 2021 fiscal year budget by more than $11 million. The council previously...

A woman wearing a gray shirt and a white vest speaks into a microphone behind a table.

City Clerk says resident removed from 1st Ward meeting could have 1st Amendment claim

March 5, 2021

A 6th Ward resident said he was removed from a virtual Tuesday 1st Ward meeting after attempting to ask Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) a question about a Council vote regarding the Robert Crown Community Center. At...

City residents objected to a 4.9% tax increase during a recession at Monday’s City Council meeting

City looks to raise property taxes by 4.9 percent, residents object

November 10, 2020

Evanston residents expressed dismay with a proposed 4.9 percent property tax increase for the 2021 fiscal year during a Monday City Council meeting, citing the impact of the pandemic-based recession on...

City Council introduced the final version of the 2021 budget for adoption at the next council meeting on Nov. 23.

COVID-19 hangs over budget discussions as city prepares to finalize plans for 2021

October 27, 2020

Evanston aldermen and residents discussed the proposed $299 million budget for the 2021 fiscal year, which is set to be voted on and adopted before Thanksgiving, at a meeting Monday. Residents expressed...

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