H-F Park District

Park district rethinks summer camps for fun and social distancing

June 11, 2020 - 21:54

This summer Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is offering two different camps to the community: Camp 2020 and Virtually the Best Camp Ever. 

These camps, for children entering first through sixth grades, will look very different from last year. Park staff have put in place guidelines and restrictions to ensure the safety and health of campers and staff members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Both camps are offered in weekly sessions.

H-F park commissioners confront minimum wage increases in budget plans

March 05, 2020 - 21:42

Homewood-Flossmoor Park District officials are struggling with how best to pay the increases in the state’s minimum wage as they plan for the coming year’s budget.

The next fiscal year starts May 1. The board of commissioners expects to collect $14 million in revenue. So far, it shows expenses of $14.3 million, and administrators will be working to eliminate that $300,000 deficit by the time the budget is adopted, said Debbie Kopas, parks executive director.

Park district adjusts numbers to meet EAV drop

October 18, 2019 - 21:56
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners are adjusting levy numbers after learning the equalized assessed valuation (EAV) of property in the district dropped by about 3 percent. The EAV had been on the upswing, although it has never regained the high property values before the 2009 recession, according to Sharon Dangles, superintendent of finance and administration.


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