Village of Flossmoor

Bradley-Scott appointed, approved as Flossmoor trustee

The Flossmoor Village Board Monday approved the appointment of Village Clerk Joni Bradley-Scott to fill the trustee seat left vacant by Phil Minga’s resignation earlier this year.
 
The board also approved the appointment of Flossmoor resident Ananda Billings to serve the remainder of Bradley-Scott’s term as village clerk until 2021. 

First-ever pride party rocks downtown Flossmoor Friday

As summer officially begins Friday, the Village of Flossmoor is sponsoring its first-ever Pride event, a celebration of the LGBTQ community. The event, slated between 6 and 10 p.m. in downtown Flossmoor, features a concert by the rock group Catfight, performances by other local entertainers and food and drinks from restaurants in the village.
 

Water meter project nears completion with $1.7 million budget funding

A year from now, it’s likely every home in Flossmoor will have a new water meter, a change that could significantly reduce water loss in a notoriously leaky system. The new village budget, approved April 15, includes $1,726,577 for the installation of 1,895 residential water meters in Flossmoor.
 

Unofficial results show Hoag, Mitros ahead in village board race

Two incumbent Flossmoor trustees are ahead in the still-undecided village board election, according to unofficial results from the Cook County Clerk’s office.
 
Write-in candidates Michelle Svetic Nelson and David Bruni are trailing the incumbents, Perry Hoag and James Mitros, according to tentative results released by the clerk’s office on April 17.
 

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.
 

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