Months of detailed discussions about the 2017 tax levy came to an end when Flossmoor District 161 school board members conducted a public hearing on the levy and voted to approve it. Action was taken at the Nov.27 board of education meeting. The levy includes a 2.1 increase based on the cost of living as determined by the Consumer Price Index. The average homeowner’s increase will be $60 per year. There was additional discussion during the public hearing before the board voted to approve the levy. The measure was passed by a . . .