Homewood-Flossmoor Park District

Lions Pool gets new system for automatic chlorine levels

This summer an automated control system will allow staff to set and monitor chlorine levels at Lions Club Pool.
 

H-F Park District’s Park Pride spring clean-up set for May 6

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is looking for volunteers to spend a few hours cleaning up and planting during the district’s 31st annual Park Pride event on May 6.
 
Individuals and groups are encouraged to come out starting at 8:30 a.m. to clear away winter debris and plant summer flowers in one of the 32 parks maintained by the district.

Newcomer joins two incumbents on H-F Park District board

Christina Farley Jackson is set to become an elected official after winning a two-year term as a commissioner for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District on Tuesday, April 4.
 
She will be joining Brent Bachus, who was elected to a six-year term, and Dallas Collins, who was re-elected for a second six-year term. 
 
The three will be sworn in to office at the park board’s May 16 meeting.
 

Park district earns 32nd consecutive accounting award

For the 32nd consecutive year, the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

The park district was notified of the honor by letter Feb. 23.

Park Board prioritizes spending for 2017-18 budget

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners met with staff on March 7 to review plans for upcoming expenses in the next budget year.
 
The Homewood-Flossmoor area’s equalized assessed valuation (EAV) has been dropping, causing the park district to lose tax revenue. Commissioners went through the list and thanked staff for their diligence in recognizing what expenses could be reduced or put on hold.
 

H-F Park District candidates focus on programs, facilities

The focus at the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District candidate forum Monday night was on programs and facilities.
 
Each of the candidates present at the forum emphasized what they could bring to the commissioner’s position. None of the candidates found fault with how the district is operating.
 

Candidates for Homewood-Flossmoor Park District Board of Commissioners

Two six-year seats are at stake on the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District board. Candidates are Brent Bachus, Terrence F. Wright, Brit G. Volini, Dallas Collins and Dr. Louis C. Rutland. Bachus and Collins are incumbents. Two candidates are running for an unexpired two-year term on the park board. They are Christina Farley Jackson and Alesia M. Crockett.

Early spring weather helps Coyote Run set record opening

The exceptionally warm February weather pushed the opening day for Coyote Run Golf Course up by three weeks. There have been 600 rounds of golf played since Friday.

The original targeted opening date for the Homewood-Flossmoor Park District course was March 10, but Tom Denklau, the course manager, opened the course on Feb. 17.  

H-F Parks redesigned website take first place in state competition

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District has earned a first place award for its redesigned website, www.hfparks.com.
 

H-F Park District starts planning for Splash Pad replacement

Millennium Park’s Splash Pad, a bubbling water fountain designed for young children, will be replaced by spring 2018. The Splash Pad was installed in 2000 when the park opened and it has delighted children throughout the summer months. But age and harsh winter weather haven’t been kind to the water feature.

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