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Homewood’s property tax levy accounts for fraction of village budget

Property taxes in Homewood next year will pay for less than one-fifth of the village’s general corporate services, which include most day-to-day municipal operations.

According to the tax levy ordinance approved at the Dec. 13 village board meeting, property taxes for general corporate purposes are estimated at $3,467,250 for the fiscal year that starts May 1, 2017. The total amount budgeted for general corporate services in the coming year is $18,777,339, with $15,310,089 from other revenue sources, most notably sales taxes.

The ordinance also includes . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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