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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 . . .

Winter events

FRIDAY, DEC. 9

SATURDAY, DEC. 10

  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.

 

 

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