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H-F Park District board will vote on 4.8 percent levy increase

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is proposing a 4.8 percent increase in the 2018 tax levy. The park board will adopt the levy at its Dec. 4 meeting. It expects to raise $5.44 million next year.

Flossmoor School Board revisits concerns on tax levy, class size

Flossmoor District 161 school board members Monday began deliberations on whether to approve a 2.1 percent increase in the property tax levy that will fund next year’s budget.
 
Board members asked Associate Superintendent Frances LaBella to bring back estimated levy figures based on a flat rate and one that rises 2.1 percent with the Consumer Price Index. The percentage increase would be the same as last year and raise about $470,000 in additional tax dollars.
 

New frozen custard shop coming to Homewood in 2018

Halsted Street's food options will make a swap next year, exchanging spicy for sweet. Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld announced at the Dec. 12 board of trustees meeting that Freddie's Frozen Custard will be replacing Taco Bell at 17601 Halsted St.

Home rule proposal in Homewood discussed by District 161 board

Flossmoor District 161 Board of Education members made no decision on whether to endorse a proposal for home rule status in the Village of Homewood.

At the board’s Nov. 13 meeting there was no indication of what action, if any, the board will take on a possible home rule referendum. Homewood trustees are expected to approve a March referendum on home rule at their Dec. 12 meeting. 
 

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