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H-F school board approves $50.3 million balanced budget

Homewood School District 153 is filing a tax levy for $17.6 million.

The district’s 2015 tax levy was $16.6 million.

Chief School Business Official John Gibson said that reflects a 6.07 percent increase, but he knows that the district will not receive that much additional revenue.

The final tax rate is set by the Cook County Assessor’s Office after looking at multiple factors, including the equalized assessed valuation, in setting the district’s tax rate. Gibson said the district won’t get the final levy numbers on its . . .

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