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Flossmoor’s five-year strategic plan moves closer to approval

Infrastructure. Economic development. Finances. Diversity. Housing.

Flossmoor village officials are expected to focus on those five areas in a municipal strategic plan that will be in place for the next five years.

Village board members got their first look at the proposed strategic plan at the Aug. 7 meeting. It’s likely that the board will conduct one additional meeting to fine-tune the plan’s timeline. After that, the board  needs to approve the plan, which is still a draft document.

Mayor Paul Braun told the H-F Chronicle that the . . .

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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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