Homewood School District 153 will have a balanced budget with a surplus when the current budget year ends Sept. 30. School Business Manager John Gibson said at the Sept. 24 board of education meeting this is the first year since 2011 the district’s numbers have looked so good. The final numbers show $22.53 million in revenues and $21.66 million in expenditures with a $868,000 surplus. When the budget was passed in 2018, Gibson projected a deficit. However, the deficit cycle may start again. The 2019 budget the board passed during the . . .
FRIDAY, DEC. 9
SATURDAY, DEC. 10
- Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
- You Matter 2 Winter Wonderland from noon to 4 p.m. at Flossmoor Community Church, 2218 Hutchison Road. Holiday fun and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are $5 to $10 at bit.ly/3VLh2m4.
- Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m. Ice sculpture walk, horse-drawn carriage rides, s’mores and more.