Flossmoor Village Board

Village denies liquor license for Flossmoor BP gas station

August 08, 2019 - 21:25
The Flossmoor Village Board on Monday denied a request for the Flossmoor BP gas station to obtain a different liquor license so that it could pursue video gambling machines. The BP gas station at 3950 Vollmer Road has a license to sell packaged beer and wine, but owner Gayatri Patel requested a license to sell beer and wine that would be consumable on the premises; this type of liquor license is required for a business to apply for a video gambling license. 

Flossmoor recognizes Juneteenth holiday

June 19, 2019 - 21:55
The Flossmoor Village Board on Monday passed a proclamation recognizing June 19 as Juneteenth, a holiday which celebrates the end of slavery for African Americans. The holiday recognizes the date Union General Gordon Granger issued a general order to free remaining slaves in Texas in 1865, which was more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation and months after the Civil War ended. 

Flossmoor Village Board race unsettled as write-in votes counted

April 04, 2019 - 16:04
The race for Flossmoor trustee might not be settled for nearly three more weeks. Unofficial results reveal first-time candidate Gyata Kimmons pulled in at least 10 percent more votes than his challengers on the ballot, with 1,464 votes. However, the official election results, including vote counts for write-in candidates David Bruni and Michelle Nelson, have not been announced.

Village board vacancy likely as Flossmoor trustee puts house on market

February 06, 2019 - 16:35

Longtime Flossmoor Village Trustee Philip Minga is expected to step down from the village board in the coming months. Minga’s residence on Hawthorne Lane, just south of downtown Flossmoor, was recently listed on the real estate market.

Minga also recently retired from his position as captain with the Flossmoor Fire Department. 


Flossmoor Village Board approves estimated 2018 tax levy

November 12, 2018 - 16:23

The Flossmoor Village Board voted to support a 1.95 percent increase in the 2018 tax levy and heard numbers showing a positive trend in the village’s property values.


If the board gives final approval Dec. 3, the levy increase would mean the owner of a $200,000 home pays about $13 more in property taxes, and the owner of a $300,000 home pays about $21 more. 


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