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Homewood supports renewal of 12-year property tax break for Comcast

Homewood trustees Tuesday supported Comcast’s request to Cook County for a renewal of its Class 8 tax extension, which would substantially reduce its property tax rate for the next 12 years.

The village board, in a 5-1 vote, gave its stamp of approval to Comcast’s renewal of its current tax designation for the Homewood Service Center at 17700 Hoffman Way. Trustee Jay Heiferman cast the sole vote against the tax break.

In discussion prior to the vote, Homewood resident Amy Crump questioned the board on why Comcast needed a renewal of the . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Homewood 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. from St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, then follows Ridge Road to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.
  • Flossmoor 4th of July parade. Starts at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High and ends downtown, where there will be fun activities.

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