7th Ward Meeting Recap

On March 8, Ald. Eleanor Revelle hosted a meeting for residents of the 7th Ward.

After a welcome to the Evanston Arts Center from Paula Danoff, President and CEO of the EAC, Revelle opened the program to introduce Sat Nagar of the City of Evanston, Project Manager for the reconstruction of the Central Street bridge.

Nagar provided an overview of the project with the assistance of Pual Schneider from the consulting engineerin firm, Stanley Consultants.

Highlights of the project include:

CSNA voter forum for 6th ward race and District 65 referendum Thursday, March 23

Plan to join us in the Multipurpose Room at Three Crowns Park from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Thursday, March 23.

Central Street Neighbors Association has invited 6th Ward aldermainic candidates Virginia Mann and Thomas Suffredin to participate in a forum and answer questions from the community in a 45 minute session that will begin at 7:00 pm.  CSNA has also invited former District 65 School Board member Richard Rykhus and Dawn Keonigsknecht, member of the Save Our Schools Committee to speak about the upcoming District 65 tax levy referendum immediately following the forum.

The forum will conclude at 8:30 pm.  Jeff Smith, a member of the Central Street Neighbors Association Board, will be moderating.

For information about the 6th Ward candidates, visit their web pages below:

Information about the District 65 referendum can be found on the District website.

The Evanston citywide municipal election will be Tuesday, April 4. Learn more about the details on the City of Evanston election website page.

Media coverage of the election issues includes:

2017​ ​GARAGE​ ​PARTY at Canal Shores

Help support our local golf course - the "gem in your neighborhood" and attend the 15th Annual (4th year at Canal Shores) Garage Party on Friday, April 14 from 7 to 11 p.m.! 

Neighbors and friends of the course gather every year to celebrate the new golf season and to raise funds to help support programs and projects at the golf course.

Your $50 donation before April 10 assures you a fun evening of food and drink, cigars and scotch. After April 10, tickets are $75.

7th Ward Meeting - Weds. March 8 at the Evanston Art Center

Alderman Eleanor Revelle will host a meeting for residents of the 7th Ward on Weds., March 8 at the Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central Street. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

The agenda includes:

  • City staff and engineering consultants will present plans for the multi-year Central Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project.
     
  • Representatives from Northwestern will share an update on the renovation of Welsh-Ryan Arena, including an overview of the project, design features, and the construction timeline.
     
  • Officer Will Arzuaga will provide a police report and a presentation about the home security survey service that the Evanston Police Department offers to residents.

See this link for more information about the meeting and to view Ald. Revelle's newsletter.

Vote Primary Day - February 28

Primary Day is Feb. 28. Polls are open for residents to vote in two races in Evanston. Early voting at the Civic Center is open daily (except Sunday) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and ends on Feb. 27. 

CSNA recently hosted a forum for candidates for the offices of Clerk and Mayor. You can find video of the entire program, including presentations from candidates in the 6th and 7th Wards at this link to Evanston Now. And, The Daily Northwestern covered the event, and posted this story.

Mayoral Primary. There are five candidates for Mayor. The top two recipients of votes will then be on the ballot for the municipal election on April 4. If one candidate receives 50% of the vote in the primary, that person will be elected Mayor on Feb. 28. The five candidates are:

  • Brian Miller
  • Mark Tendam
  • Gary Gaspard
  • Steve Hagerty
  • Jeffrey P. "Jeff" Smith

There is also a primary in the 5th Ward for Alderman. The two top vote getters will then be on the ballot on April 4. The candidates are:

  • Robin Rue
  • Carolyn Murray
  • Daniel Featherson
  • Carlis B. Sutton
  • Misty Witenberg    

There are two candidates for City Clerk; this race will be decided on April 4. Those candidates are Rodney Greene (incumbent) and Devon Reid.

There are two candidates in the 6th ward; this race will be decided on April 4. The two candidates are Virginia Mann and Thomas Suffredin. 

There is no content in the 7th Ward. Ald. Revelle is unopposed.

Learn more about the primary election at this link.

More detailed information on the citywide election is here.

The Cook County Clerk's Office oversees all elections and voter registration inforamtion. Visit the Clerk's site for more information.

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