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EVANSTON, ILLINOIS

The City of Evanston joined the STAR network as a Pilot Community in November 2012. As a Pilot, the community greatly helped to improve STAR through a year-long testing and evaluation period of the STAR Community Rating System and its associated tools and products.

On March 3, 2014, Evanston achieved the rating of a 4-STAR Community. On February 27, 2018, Evanston re-certified and received the rating of a 4-STAR Community.

Learn more about Evanston: https://www.cityofevanston.org/

 

 

REPORT

OVERALL SCORES

GOAL AREA Points Achieved
Built Environment 78.4/100
Climate & Energy 63.1/100
Economy & Jobs 55.8/100
Education, Arts & Community 83.5/100
Equity & Empowerment 48.3/100
Health & Safety 80.4/100
Natural Systems 64.1/100
Innovation & Process 38.0/50
Total 511.6/750

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Objective Points Achieved
BE-1: Ambient Noise & Light 6.5/10
BE-2: Community Water Systems 13.4/15
BE-3: Compact & Complete Communities 17.7/20
BE-4: Housing Affordability 5.6/15
BE-5: Infill & Redevelopment 7.8/10
BE-6: Public Parkland 13.3/15
BE-7: Transportation Choices 14.2/15

CLIMATE & ENERGY

Objective Points Achieved
CE-1: Climate Adaptation 3.9/15
CE-2: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation 15.0/15
CE-3: Greening the Energy Supply 10.3/15
CE-4: Energy Efficiency 6.9/15
CE-5: Water Efficiency 4.9/10
CE-6: Local Govt. GHG & Resource Footprint 11.5/15
CE-7: Waste Minimization 10.5/15

ECONOMY & JOBS

Objective Points Achieved
EJ-1: Business Retention & Development 20.0/20
EJ-2: Green Market Development 11.0/15
EJ-3: Local Economy 11.7/15
EJ-4: Quality Jobs & Living Wages 5.0/20
EJ-5: Targeted Industry Development 0.0/15
EJ-6: Workforce Readiness 8.1/15

EDUCATION, ARTS & COMMUNITY

Objective Points Achieved
EAC-1: Arts & Culture 7.5/15
EAC-2: Community Cohesion 18.5/20
EAC-3: Educational Opportunity & Attainment 20.0/20
EAC-4: Historic Preservation 12.0/15
EAC-5: Social & Cultural Diversity 13.4/15
EAC-6: Aging in the Community 12.1/15

EQUITY & EMPOWERMENT

Objective Points Achieved
EE-1: Civic Engagement 7.7/15
EE-2: Civil & Human Rights 8.9/10
EE-3: Environmental Justice 6.5/15
EE-4: Equitable Services & Access 10.2/20
EE-5: Human Services 4.7/20
EE-6: Poverty Prevention & Alleviation 10.5/20

HEALTH & SAFETY

Objective Points Achieved
HS-1: Active Living 13.8/15
HS-2: Community Health 12.8/15
HS-3: Emergency Management & Response 15.0/15
HS-4: Food Access & Nutrition 14.0/15
HS-5: Health Systems 6.5/10
HS-6: Hazard Mitigation 3.2/15
HS-7: Safe Communities 15.0/15

NATURAL SYSTEMS

Objective Points Achieved
NS-1: Green Infrastructure 16.0/20
NS-2: Biodiversity & Invasive Species 6.3/10
NS-3: Natural Resource Protection 9.2/20
NS-4: Outdoor Air Quality 13.2/15
NS-5: Water in the Environment 16.4/20
NS-6: Working Lands 3.1/15

INNOVATION & PROCESS

Objective Points Achieved
IP-1: Best Practices & Processes 10.0/10
IP-2: Exemplary Performance 10.0/10
IP-3: Local Innovation 8.0/20
IP-4: Good Governance 10.0/10