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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

The Evanston Urban Farm proposal aims to establish a one-acre farm in Evanston.

Participatory Budgeting winner Evanston Urban Farm hopes to combat food insecurity in Evanston

November 1, 2023

In hopes to address food insecurity, community gardening with locally grown vegetables, fruits and nut-tree orchards may finally be coming to Evanston.  The Evanston Urban Farm proposal was among seven...

At Monday night’s City Council meeting, councilmembers voted unanimously to approve the execution of this year’s winning participatory budgeting projects.

City Council approves execution of Participatory Budgeting projects, discusses minimum wage increase

October 24, 2023

Evanston City Council heard public support for Evanston’s participatory budgeting pilot program and discussed a new minimum wage ordinance at its Monday night meeting.  The meeting also offered residents...

The voting process collected 6,565 votes, which is approximately 8.5% of Evanston’s population.

Seven projects will receive funding following Evanston’s Participatory Budgeting voting

October 15, 2023

After a monthlong participatory budgeting voting process, Evanston announced winning projects Friday. Evanston residents chose seven proposals that will receive $3 million in funding.  The participatory...

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Participatory Budgeting voting deadline draws near

September 28, 2023

Community members have until midnight this Saturday to vote in Evanston’s participatory budgeting program. Voters are required to register online prior to voting in person or online. Members of the...

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The Daily Explains: Here’s how to vote on participatory budgeting in Evanston

September 21, 2023

Evanston’s participatory budgeting voting process will close in eight days — but until then, residents still have an opportunity to cast a ballot. Their votes will determine how City Council allocates...

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