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Public comment will be taken on the City of Evanston’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for fiscal year 2009/10 on Tuesday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. in Room 2404 of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave.

Input on needs in the community for planning purposes for the 2011/12 CDBG year is invited at the Housing and Community Development Act Committee meeting. All interested persons are encouraged to attend. A draft of the CAPER may be downloaded here…

The CAPER discusses Evanston’s accomplishments during fiscal year 2009/10 in meeting its community development goals using federal grant funds provided to the City of Evanston through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs.

The public comment period closes on May 28, 2010 at 4 p.m. Comments may be made at the meeting on May 18 or submitted in written form to the City of Evanston Planning Division Office, 2100 Ridge Ave, Room 3900, Evanston, IL 60201, or by fax to 847/448-8120 or e-mail to