The Daily Northwestern

Evanston budget hearings wrap up, mental health position slashed

Susan Du, City Editor

November 12, 2012

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

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...

Pensions, mental health services dominate Evanston budget discussion

Jia You, Reporter

October 30, 2012

Members of the Evanston City Council discussed potential allocations for pension debt repayment and mental health services during Monday night’s presentation on the proposed 2013 budget. City manager Wally Bobkiewicz and...

Evanston releases proposed 2013 budget

Susan Du, City Editor

October 14, 2012

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz released the proposed budget for next year on Friday. City officials say the budget gap in 2013 will be the smallest in years, due to the city's continued efforts to slash excess expenditu...