Homewood's budget remains stable and healthy, although expenses are expected to increase a bit more than revenue in the coming year, according to village officials.Finance Director Dennis Bubenik provided the Board of Trustees with an overview of the 2016-2017 budget on Tuesday, March 22. Revenue is expected to increase 3 percent, he said. Property tax revenues continue to suffer from the effects of the 2008 recession. Sales tax revenue growth has been good and is expected to continue upward as a result of new commercial projects, especially the conversion of the former Kmart . . .
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