home rule

Marino presents home rule idea to Homewood board

Idea would be put to voters in March referendum

Homewood officials Tuesday unveiled a plan to provide a revenue boost to local schools, parks and the library and cut through some red tape by becoming a home rule community. Home rule status in the village requires approval by local voters in a special referendum.

Homewood officials to initiate discussion whether to seek home rule status to help address community issues

At the Homewood trustees meeting Tuesday, Oct. 10, Village Manager Jim Marino plans to introduce the question of whether the village should consider seeking home rule status.

The board meets at 7:30 p.m. in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road.

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