Village of Flossmoor

Flossmoor hosts back to school event Aug. 18

As another academic year begins, the village of Flossmoor is partnering with local school districts to welcome students back to the classroom.

The village is hosting a Back to School Meet and Greet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at Flossmoor Park, 2523 Flossmoor Road. Officials from Flossmoor District 161 and Homewood-Flossmoor High School will be on hand to meet students and their parents prior to that night’s Movies in Our Parks presentation.

Homewood, Flossmoor working to ensure water service after Harvey ruling

Officials in Homewood and Flossmoor want residents to be assured that they’re working to maintain reliable and clean water for the villages, despite recent developments in Harvey.  
 

Flossmoor road report raises questions on maintaining streets

Flossmoor officials consider the best street maintenance strategy after receiving report on street conditions.

Survey results will be used in Flossmoor’s future planning

Flossmoor residents believe that the village’s greatest strengths are diversity, schools and housing.

On the other hand, they say, the community’s greatest weaknesses are high property taxes, declining school quality and decreasing property values.

Flossmoor seeks input from residents on planning, marketing surveys

Flossmoor residents have a chance to let local officials know what they think needs to be done, both in planning for the future and in marketing the village.

Flossmoor water main project moves forward

The replacement of water pipes in Flossmoor marches on after the village board on Monday, May 1, decided materials being used were safe.

The issue of new piping came to light after some residents questioned the safety of plastic piping.

Volunteers respond to Flossmoor’s village clean-up initiative

Spring cleaning activities are underway in Flossmoor. Volunteers have already participated in two roadside clean-up events and do-it-yourself kits are available at village hall, 2800 Flossmoor Road, for persons wishing to tidy up their neighborhoods.

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.
 

Applause marks graduation from Flossmoor’s Citizen Police Academy

As friends and family cheered, this week’s graduation ceremony for Flossmoor’s Citizen Police Academy took on a party-like atmosphere.

Along with the graduates, applause greeted the police officers in charge of the yearly 12-week program.

Flossmoor candidates say divided race generated community spirit

Despite the outcome on Tuesday night, candidates on opposing sides in Flossmoor’s village election agreed that the local race has invigorated the community.

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