Village of Flossmoor

Judge grants Homewood's request, orders Harvey to assess, repair water system

Cook County Circuit Court Judge Kathleen Pantle ruled last week that Harvey must pay for an assessment of its water system and make necessary repairs at the request of Homewood and other downstream towns.
 
The Dec. 6 court order is the latest development in a more than four year back-and-forth between Harvey and the municipalities to which it sells water. 
 

Grab your mittens and head to Saturday’s Winterfest

Flossmoor Winterfest guests will step into a storybook this year as they join their neighbors Saturday for the annual downtown holiday celebration from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9. The children’s wintertime book “The Mitten” by Jan Brett is the theme for this year’s celebration.

Flossmoor police academy can provide a life-changing experience

The stories are always positive, says Flossmoor Police Chief Michael Pulec.
 
Graduates of Flossmoor’s Citizens Police Academy (CPA) usually have stories about their experiences during the 12-week program, Pulec said. And he’s heard a number of them.
 
Enrollment is underway through Dec. 31 for the next Citizens Police Academy, which begins in January.
 

District 161, Flossmoor considering joint use of communications manager

Flossmoor District 161 and the Village of Flossmoor would work jointly with a shared communications professional under a plan now being discussed by both governmental units.
 
The idea is for the district and village to enter into a shared services agreement for a newly created position of communications manager. The district’s estimated share of salary and benefits expense would be in the $30,000 to $45,000 range.  
 

Vote on Flossmoor’s sales tax proposal expected Monday

Flossmoor village board members Monday are likely to ask residents to back a proposed referendum to raise local retail sales taxes by 1 percent. If approved by the board, the proposed sales tax initiative will appear on the ballot in the March 20 consolidated election.

Flossmoor board hears plea for safe pedestrian route to Montessori

Attempting to walk to Flossmoor Montesorri School is dangerous, and nearly impossible.
 
That was Barbara Scully’s message to the Flossmoor Village Board at the Nov. 20 meeting.
 
“We’re trying to attract young people to Flossmoor,” said Scully, who has two grandchildren attending the Montessori school. “Young people want walkable communities.”
 

Medical offices will open in Flossmoor following $3 million renovation

A renovated medical offices building is expected to open on Governors Highway in Flossmoor within the next few months. Healthcare Providers Group LLC, located in Chicago, is converting the building, at 19831 Governors Highway, into a medical complex that will have approximately 15 examination and procedure rooms along with multiple offices and ancillary facilities such as a lab and reception areas.

Approval likely for tax break extension at Flossmoor’s Ingalls facility

Flossmoor village board members are expected to approve an additional property tax break for the local Ingalls Family Care Center. Following a presentation Monday by two Ingalls officials, there were no objections to a continuation of the Family Care Center's Class 8 tax incentive.

Flossmoor’s proposed tax levy points to positive fiscal trends

As Flossmoor village board members prepare to act on their final fiscal responsibility of the calendar year — approving the tax levy — there’s good financial news.
 
Board members Monday approved an estimated municipal tax levy that shows a 3.36 percent increase over last year’s number. The final levy amount is to be approved at the Dec. 4 meeting. 
 

Flossmoor to celebrate the season with Winterfest Dec. 9

The holiday season returns to downtown Flossmoor with a host of Winterfest activities on Dec. 9 from 2 to 5 p.m.

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