Village of Flossmoor

Flossmoor board updates no cash bid proposal for vacant land

The Flossmoor Village Board on Feb. 18 approved a resolution updating the village’s proposal for Cook County’s No Cash Bid program requesting ownership of six parcels of tax-delinquent property.
 
The village is working with attorney Scott Dillner to acquire the roughly 7-acre area of land between Governors Highway and Kedzie Avenue. The property is adjacent to the Center for Dental Excellence and Sunrise Senior Living. 
 

State’s attorney Kim Foxx welcomes Flossmoor’s community comforts

Kim Foxx loves living in Flossmoor. Foxx, Cook County’s State’s Attorney, says her house, and her neighborhood, provide a respite from workdays filled with a constant litany of violent behavior and the pain that it brings.

Flossmoor Village Board honors Minga for 34 years fire service

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The Flossmoor Village Board on Jan. 22 recognized Trustee Philip Minga with a resolution, plaque and words of gratitude for 34 years of fire service following his retirement from the Flossmoor Fire Department.

Hearing focuses on challenges to Flossmoor candidate petitions

Flossmoor’s local election board this week will consider objections to the petitions submitted by a resident seeking a village trustee seat.
 
Two incumbent trustees, Perry Hoag and James Mitros, filed objections to the candidate petitions filed by David Bruni. Hoag and Mitros are running for another term in the April 2 consolidated election.
 

MLK Day of Service Jan. 21 has more ways to help communities

With additional sponsors and events, Flossmoor’s nationally recognized MLK Day of Service returns for a fifth year on Jan. 21 and will provide even more opportunities for local volunteers to give back to the community.

Flossmoor asks county for tax-delinquent property

The Village of Flossmoor is looking to turn six parcels of vacant land between Governors Highway and Kedzie Avenue into commercial developments by participating in Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program.
 

Santa parade, holiday hunt highlight Flossmoor Winterfest Dec. 8

Amid all that making lists and checking them twice, Santa is making an early holiday stop at Flossmoor’s annual Winterfest celebration on Dec. 8. The man in the red suit will be on hand for photos at Winterfest and will then lead a parade from the Flossmoor Public Library to Flossmoor Park for the village’s tree lighting ceremony.

Flossmoor plan commission to hold Dec. 20 hearing on truck parking

Flossmoor residents are another step closer to being able to move their pickup trucks from their garages to their driveways as a decades-old ban is set to go before the village’s plan commission.
 
The Flossmoor village board Monday unanimously voted to put the zoning ordinance amendment up for a public hearing during the Dec. 20 plan commission meeting. The board will make the final decision after receiving the commission’s recommendation.
 

Possible change in Flossmoor pickup truck ordinance on Monday agenda

Flossmoor village board members Monday will take the first step toward a possible repeal of the longtime prohibition of pickup truck parking on residential driveways.
 
Board members will consider a motion directing the Flossmoor plan commission to hold a public hearing on a proposed text amendment to the village's zoning ordinance that, if adopted, would allow pickup trucks to park in residential districts. 
 

Video cuts to the heart of what Flossmoor residents love about their town

Flossmoor’s commitment to diversity rings loud and clear in a recently-released promotional video highlighting the community’s many faces and positive attributes.
 
The three-minute video features clips from events in town, such as National Night Out and Martin Luther King Day of Service, and interviews with Flossmoor residents who talk about their love for the town, its people and its “intentional inclusivity.”

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