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District 161 OKs home rule agreement with Homewood

Flossmoor School District 161 has signed on to a home rule intergovernmental agreement sought by the Village of Homewood with various local governmental boards.

The approval came in the passage of two resolutions concerning Homewood upcoming home rule referendum. The board voted during a special board meeting on Jan. 22.

The first measure was for the intergovernmental agreement itself which was approved by a 5-1 vote with Cameron Nelson dissenting and another board member, Merle Huckabee, absent from the meeting. The agreement specifies how various local taxing districts will share revenue generated by Homewood . . .

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