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EPD Invite Public to Presentation of the Police Data Dashboard
     The Police Dashboard, available at cityofevanston.org/dashboard, was created to increase transparency and public awareness.
Kits Go Down Swinging in Season-ending 9-1 Loss
     Evanston’s baseball team struck out more than 200 times this season and that’s just one of the reasons the Wildkits finished with a losing record.
District 65 Appoints Executive Director for Special Services
     On May 20, the District 65 School Board approved the appointment of Dr. Romy DeCristofaro as the Executive Director for Special Services.
Chicago Man Charged in Shooting on May 15
     During a verbal altercation, the man pulled out a Bryco 380 semi-automatic handgun and fired a shot into the air, said police.
EPD Announces Roadside Safety Checkpoint for Memorial Day Weekend
     This Memorial Day Weekend the Evanston Police Department will be conducting a roadside safety checkpoint.
How Many Parking Tickets Does It Take to Ruin a City?
     A moratorium must begin immediately and continue until the City has resolved the parking mess, both in terms of the exorbitant rates and the flawed system. The City owes it to residents, visitors and businesses to have a system that works properly, records payments accurately and feels fair.


New Cook County Housing Authority Proposal Targets the 'Missing Middle'
Image from Housing Authority of Cook County
Image from Housing Authority of Cook County
Officials at the Housing Authority of Cook County (HACC) as well as the City of Evanston see the need to create more affordable housing for the “missing middle” – a term referring to individuals with middle incomes who are not eligible for subsidies but who also cannot afford market-rate rents in the area. HACC officials believe they can achieve that goal with a building they have proposed just south of their 11-story Jane Perlman Apartments at 1900 Sherman Ave., but it will take a sizeable increase in building height to achieve it.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019


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City News
• Council Members Reject Alderman's Call to Delay Issuing $18 Million in Bonds for Robert Crown
• City OKs Extended Parking Limits
• The Barnacle Parking Enforcement System
• Climbing Gym for Former Recycling Center Moves Another Rung Closer
• City Clerk Sues City, City Manager and Corporation Counsel
• City Air Quality Study Centered on Church Street Waste Transfer Station
• Two Men Charged in May 8 Shooting Incident
• James Park Litigation Scheduled for a Settlement Conference
• The Federal Housing Administration's Role in Segregating and Cutting Off Mortgage Financing for Black Families in Chicago, 1934-1960

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Hooked on Fishing: Wet, Cold Spring Means Spotty Fishing

Schools
• District 65 Sixth-Graders Tackle Climate Change
• School District 65 to Enhance Data-Driven Learning Environments
• Restorative Practices Are the Bedrock of District 65's Discipline Policy
• Limiting Police Presence at District 65 Schools
• Could a Change in Vocabulary - a Preposition or a Term - Help Shift Attitudes Toward the Future After High School?
• New PE Location Board Eases Chaos
• Robotics Team Advances to Tournament in Turkey
• ETHS Among Top Two Percent in Nation's 'Best High Schools' Ranking
• Parents Step Up to Teach About Composting
• MAP Normative Data Shows Significantly Higher Achievement Levels for CPS Students than NAEP or PARCC

Sports
• Plan B Helps Relay Teams Score at IHSA State Finals
• Wildkits Ace Character Test, Crush New Trier, 14-5
• Kit Girls Blank Lane for Sixth Straight Regional Title
• Viamille Strikes First for Wildkits in Regional Opener
• Kits Go Down Swinging in Season-ending 9-1 Loss
• Garron, Wilburn Earn Repeat Trips to State Track Finals

Art & Life
• Bookstore That Offers Affordable Books Seeks Support to Keep Operating
• Mudlark Theater Presents 'Candide'
• Pesticide Use Reduction and Pesticide Policies Will Improve Health in Evanston
• The Chicago Area Stands Up
• Role Model Helped Work Ethic Award Winner
• 'Jane Addams' Visits the Levy Center
• NYT Editor Who Inspired Idea for Waa-Mu Show Attends Performance and Talks with Cast
• Food Waste: No Gain for Anyone
• Cherry Scholarship Awards $100,000
• Evanston Development Cooperative's Plan for Jobs and Sustainable Housing

Opinion
• How Many Parking Tickets Does It Take to Ruin a City?
• Room for a View: Care
• Room for a View: Long Time
• More Room: When Every Day Could Be Your Last
• Lessons Learned From School Board Service



Summarizing the evening’s discussion, Mr. Markus framed the issue with a question, “Where is the intersection between what people need with housing versus what they are okay with having?”


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