Commuters appreciate brighter station as Homewood, Metra officials review train station repairs

Members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 board set the district’s 2015 tax levy at $37,862,000, an increase of just .8 percent.

Residents will pay the tax in 2016, but the amount of the property tax is based on 2015 numbers for the equalized assessed valuation (EAV) of property and the value of any new property.

Although the $37.8 million is an approximate number, the district will use that for budgeting purposes. It will receive the true levy number from the Cook County Assessor’s Office. Staff there will . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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