If approved, the tax would add 1 percent to the sale of all goods except groceries for home consumption and prescriptions and non-prescription medicine. Mayor
Braun’s reported that the tax is estimated to add $550,000 a year to the village’s operating budget. The sales tax rate in the village is now at 9 percent. This revenue would be used to offset reductions in revenue from other sources.
Maggie Bachus and Phillipa Leon-Thompson of the Flossmoor Community Relations Commission were also presenters at the meeting. They explained that the commission is charged with providing a conduit for all segments of the community to talk and work together for the benefit of the entire village.
FHHCA strives to bring relevant information like this to our monthly meetings along with other activities throughout the year to promote a welcoming, beautiful and connected community.