Government

Mayor
Kent Williams Bio

Ward I Council Members:
Tim Lynch Bio
Wendy SchulerBio

Ward II Council Members:
Saundra Meyer Bio
Andy Kopp Bio

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 policy-making body for Evanston by:
  • Establishing policy
  • Adopting the budget
  • Appropriating money
  • Enacting ordinances