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Report from Evanston Township

The Township of Evanston has a “handsome” cash balance, Township Clerk Mary Morris announced at the annual meeting of the Township of Evanston, held on April 8. Sitting as trustees of Evanston Township, which is coterminous with the City of Evanston, the nine aldermen heard the reports of Township Supervisor Patricia Vance and Township Assessor […]

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Tower Talks at P&D: Both Sides Now

The developers of the 49-story tower proposed for 708 Church St. came “unembarrassed [and] not defensive in terms of urban design” to the March 10 Planning and Development (P&D) committee meeting, presenting what they termed the “capstone project for the redevelopment of downtown Evanston.” Equally unapologetic were the dozens of residents who attended the March […]

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Pension Mess Again: It Actuarially is $140 Million

The City’s present and former actuaries met with City Council members recently to explain the assumptions and methods they used in calculating the City’s actuarially required contributions (ARCs) to the firefighters’ and police pension funds. Ted Windsor, the City’s former actuary, appeared before the Council on Feb. 27; Alex Rivera, a representative of Gabriel Roeder […]

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Police Seize Property Allegedly Stolen in Recent Burglaries

Evanston police, in partnership with members of the North Regional Major Crimes Task Force, seized a large quantity of property while executing search warrants at 1904 Emerson St. on Feb. 15. Police Commander James Elliot said police believe the property was stolen in residential burglaries committed in Evanston and nearby suburbs over the past six […]