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H-F High will have its 13th balanced budget

Homewood-Flossmoor High School will have a balanced 2018 budget. It is the 13th consecutive year the district has been in the black.
 
Business manager Ken Parchem said the $53.76 million budget shows a 1.7 percent increase in revenues over the 2017 budget. 

“Overall revenues are fairly flat. We show a $600,000 overall increase. Expenditures are up 3.8 percent,” he said. 
 

H-F area lawmakers say bipartisan effort ended state budget crisis

One veteran Illinois lawmaker called this week’s state budget approval “historic.”
 
Another state representative said the atmosphere in the state capitol was like “a pressure cooker” on Thursday, when the Illinois House overturned Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the budget and the income tax hike that makes it possible.
 

Improvements included in park district’s budget

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners approved a $14.73 million budget that includes several big-ticket items.
 
The district will collect $13 million in revenues. To balance the budget, the district is relying on reserves. 
 
The budget shows $983,705 in capital, $1.6 million in principal and interest payments and $641,075 in depreciation expenses. 
 

Flossmoor board approves $24.7 million budget, water rate increase

Water-related expenditures in Flossmoor were at the forefront of multiple actions by the village board Monday, and play a notable role in the new municipal budget.
 
The budget, approved unanimously by trustees, includes spending $1.2 million for the replacement of residential water meters in the village. That expense is seen as essential if Flossmoor is to accurately measure how much water is used by residents.
 

Metra to hold public hearing in Homewood on proposed $1.06 billion 2017 budget, fare hike

Metra will hold a public hearing from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Homewood Village Hall, 2020 Chestnut Road, to provide information and hear comments and questions from the community on its proposed 2017 budget. Anyone who cannot attend can find information at metrarail.com. Comments can be sent to [email protected].

H-F Park District makes effort to keep programs, services despite revenue drop

Lower property assessments and a freeze on state money have Homewood-Flossmoor Park District board members making some tough decisions on how to best allocate dollars for the coming year.

Homewood trustees approve 2015-2016 budget, signal impending fee hike

Homewood trustees approved the 2015-2016 budget for the village Tuesday and directed staff to prepare ordinances to increase business, tobacco and liquor license fees. While the village avoided a serious hit from state budget cuts this year, officials say there's uncertainty about what the state might do next as it tries to dig its way out of a huge financial deficit.​

Homewood trustees will hold budget hearing Tuesday

Homewood residents will have a chance to comment on the village's proposed $18.7 million budget for 2015-2016 during a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14.

The hearing will precede the Board of Trustees regular meeting at Village Hall, 2020 Chestnut Road. 

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