Natural Habitat Evanston Meeting on Nov 13

On Tuesday, Nov. 13 Natural Habitat Evanston will hold a meeting

from 6:30 -8 p.m. at the Lorraine Morton Civic Center, Parasol Room (4th floor). 

On the agenda is a discussion of the Keefe Road easement request through Canal Shores Golf Course on the 10th Hole. 

This meeting is two days before the MWRD meeting - Nov. 15 - at which timea final vote on the road easement is expected.

33rd Annual Pancake Breakfast at American Legion Post 42 - Nov. 10

The American Legion Post 42 in Evanston is hosting its annual pancake breakfast on Sat. Nov. 10 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 1030 Central Street - at the golf course. Lots of free parking.

Great food. Golden pancakes, eggs made to order, sausages, orange juice and coffee.

All you can eat only $7! Kids under 6 free! (At the door, $9.)

Buy your tickets now!

All proceeds for good causes.

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District vote expected on easement request on November 1

The following news release has been issued by the Evanston Wilmette Golf Course Association today.



Cook County taxpayers would be on the hook for an estimated $500,000 if the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) approves a request by a politically-connected developer to pave over the 10th fairway of 100-year-old Canal Shores Golf Course in north suburban Evanston.


The MWRD board is scheduled to vote on the matter at a 10:30 a.m. meeting Thursday, Nov. 1 at 100 E. Erie St., Chicago.

MWRD Keefe agenda item cancelled?

This evening we received the following email from MWRD Commissioner Debra Shore:
Sent: Wed 10/17/2018 5:36 PM
FROM: Shore, Debra <>
Subject: Item #47 - Canal Shores - deleted from MWRD Board agenda for meeting of 10.18.2018

Greetings, all –
The Board of Commissioners has just received word that Item #47 (File #18-1090) – the item concerning Cook County’s request for an easement on District-owned land along the North Shore Channel in Wilmette – is being deleted from the Board agenda and will not be the subject of action at tomorrow’s meeting.
The situation surrounding this item is fluid and will remain so for the foreseeable future, and the agenda item will continue to be visible on the meeting agenda on the MWRD website all through tomorrow’s Board meeting.    
As always, please feel free to call or e-mail my office with questions and comments.
Debra Shore
Debra Shore
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
100 East Erie Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 751-5690


If you are planning to attend ... you may want to contact Debra first.

We will update if we get any more news.

MWRD places Canal Shores Easement on Agenda for Thursday 10/18

We have learned that the easement for the Keefe property ( a proposed 60 X 300 foot county road on the Canal Shores 10th hole) ... will be on the agenda for this Thursday's meeting of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) commissioners.

The agenda item reads ...


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