Kent Williams Bio

Ward I Council Members:

Tim Lynch Bio
Jennie Hegeman

Ward II Council Members:

Mike Sellers Bio
Jesse Lind 

Ward III Council Members:

Evan Perkes Bio
David Welling Bio

Mayoral Duties

  • Presides at all meetings of the governing body and possesses legislative power
  • Has superintending control of all officers and affairs of the City
  • Sees that the ordinances and laws are observed
  • Administers oaths
  • Signs commissions, appointments, bonds, contracts, and other obligations to be signed in the name of the City

Council Duties


The City Council as the legislative body adopts ordinances and acts as the 

policymaking body for Evanston by:

  • Establishing policy
  • Adopting the budget
  • Appropriating money
  • Enacting ordinances