Village of Homewood

Ridge Road flooding mitigation project approved in Homewood

June 27, 2021 - 20:37

Residents in and around the 1500 block of Ridge Road in Homewood will see long-awaited flood mitigation improvements in the area soon. A storm sewer improvement project was approved by the village board Tuesday.

The project will include the Loomis Avenue and Hickory Road intersection, Burr Oak Road from Loomis Avenue to Hood Avenue, as well as portions of Linden Road and Loomis Avenue. Over 2,800 feet of 18- to 30-inch storm sewer will be installed. 

Resurrected brewery, Citgo station, Ridge Road drainage project on Homewood trustees agenda

June 20, 2021 - 21:17

A closed brewery could see new life, and two long-languishing projects could see movement depending on actions of the Homewood Board of Trustees at its meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Homewood Brewing Company is in the process of purchasing the property at 18027-18029 Dixie Highway, formerly the home of Vice District Brewing, according to village officials.

Homewood approves revised budget that turns deficit into surplus 

April 29, 2021 - 20:38

The Homewood budget for the next fiscal year that was approved Tuesday, includes changes made to a first draft that turned a deficit into a $75,000 surplus despite lowered revenues after the COVID-19 shutdown.

A draft budget presented to the board at its April 13 meeting by Finance Director Dennis Bubenik and Assistant Finance Director Amy Zukowski had a $172,604 deficit. The presentation did include potential spending cuts and revenue sources to close the gap, though.


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