The last of the LED lights in Homewood are expected to be installed by the end of the year thanks to a grant from Commonwealth Edison that provided funds to purchase new bulbs. The village board, at its Nov. 14 meeting, approved the purchase of the last 145 LED lights from Helsel-Jepperson Electrical of Chicago Heights for $36,640.05. The ComEd grant will pay for $25,812 in LED bulbs. Homewood had $28,000 budgeted for the street light project but will only need to spend $10,828. “It uses 30 to 40 percent . . .
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