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Improvements included in park district’s budget

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners approved a $14.73 million budget that includes several big-ticket items. The district will collect $13 million in revenues. To balance the budget, the district is relying on reserves.  The budget shows $983,705 in capital, $1.6 million in principal and interest payments and $641,075 in depreciation expenses.  The park district’s biggest capital expense will be replacing the Splash Pad at Millennium Park, estimated at $200,000. Doug Boehm, superintendent of parks and planning, is working with consultants on final plans so the project can . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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