Construction, abatement anomaly account for most of D161’s $4.81 million deficit in FY2021

September 22, 2020 - 20:42

Flossmoor School District 161 will be running a deficit of $4.81 million in the 2021 fiscal year but most of it was expected, according to officials.

On Sept. 14 the school board unanimously approved the FY2021 budget following a public budget hearing. The approved budget anticipates $33.87 million in revenue with $38.68 million in estimated expenditures from July 1, 2020, through June 30, 2021.

Coping with COVID: Sept. 22

September 21, 2020 - 21:18

Local good news. The rate of new COVID-19 cases has slowed in Homewood and Flossmoor, and there have been no additional deaths reported for either village by the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office in the past two months. Homewood has recorded 425 cases since the pandemic began, with eight new cases in the past week. Flossmoor has recorded 190 cases total, with four new cases in the past week.


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