Global Studios

Homewood community science center project moves forward

Homewood trustees approved an $80,000 contract with Global Studios on Tuesday, Feb. 10,  to begin the process of developing a community science center in the downtown area.

Homewood trustees approve science center study, Village Hall renovation contract, street program

Quick look: 

  • Homewood trustees approved an $80,000 contract with Global Studios to conduct the first phase of the planning process for a community science center to be located in the former Ryan's Funeral Home.
  • Trustees approved a $402,000 construction bid for renovation of Village Hall. Village Manager Jim Marino announced that second-floor office staff would work in Ryan's Funeral Home during the project, which is slated to start in March.
  • The 2015 street resurfacing program was approved. The $470,000 costs will come from the motor fuel tax fund.

Homewood trustees OK pursuit of science center development, agree to purchase Ryan's Funeral Home

Homewood officials took two steps Tuesday toward the development of a community science center, envisioned as a kind of mini-Museum of Science and Industry, agreeing to hire a consultant and purchase property for the project.

Homewood trustees directed Village Manager Jim Marino to prepare a contract with Global Studios, a group affiliated with the Exploratorium in San Fransisco, to conduct the first phase of the project.

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