On the agenda: Homewood trustees to hold special meeting to move Martin Avenue project forward, terminate downtown TIF district

Homewood Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, to consider two time-sensitive items regarding downtown redevelopment.

The first would enable the village to move forward with the Martin Avenue streetscape project. The second would terminate the Central Business District tax increment financing district, which is set to expire Dec. 31.

The TIF district was established in 1978 and was extended in 2001.

The Martin Avenue project design by Lakota Group was approved at the Dec. 9 trustees meeting. CBD TIF money will be used to finance the $1.2 million facelift for downtown Homewood from Village Hall to Cherry Lane.

The board will consider waiving competitive bidding for the project.


Full agenda Dec. 30


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