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Homewood officials to initiate discussion whether to seek home rule status to help address community issues

At the Homewood trustees meeting Tuesday, Oct. 10, Village Manager Jim Marino plans to introduce the question of whether the village should consider seeking home rule status.The board meets at 7:30 p.m. in village hall, 2020 Chestnut Road.Marino plans to present a number of issues facing the community, including those in education, public safety and property values. In a memo to the village president and board of trustees, he said home rule status could be considered as a way to provide tools that would help the village address a variety of issues.He said the purpose . . .

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