Steve HagertyPhoto by Genie Lemieux, Evanston Photographic Studios

Local businessman Steve Hagerty kicked off his campaign for mayor on Oct. 18 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The specific issues he sees facing Evanston are community-based economic development, gun violence and public safety, financial stability, improving infrastructure, and enhancing diversity.

Local businessman Steve Hagerty kicked off his campaign for mayor on Oct. 18 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The specific issues he sees facing Evanston are community-based economic development, gun violence and public safety, financial stability, improving infrastructure, and enhancing diversity.

“I want to work collaboratively with community leaders, residents and businesses to ensure Evanston is as vibrant, as just, as diverse and as prosperous as it can be,” Mr. Hagerty said.

Photo by Genie Lemieux, Evanston Photographic Studios