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EDC Approves Funding for Evmark, Sales-Tax-Sharing for Farmer’s Best

At the Sept. 24 meeting of the Economic Development Committee, members unanimously approved $132,000 in funds for Evmark, the downtown marketing association. A special taxing district in downtown Evanston allows the City to collect additional taxes from the property owners there, and the EDC allocates some of these funds to Evmark. Carolyn Dellutri, the new […]

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Subcommittee Looks into Getting Money from Local Not-For-Profits

At its Sept. 4 meeting, the Rules Committee of the City Council continued its discussion about ways to obtain revenue from institutions in Evanston that are legally exempt from paying property taxes. About 45 percent of Evanston’s land is off the tax rolls: property owned by the City (including public parks, sidewalks, rights-of-way and City […]