The Homewood village board approved a 3.59 percent increase in the real estate tax levy over the previous year at its Dec. 11 meeting. Patrick McAneny takes the oath of office Dec. 12 after being hired as Homewood's assistant public works director. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)
Homewood will levy $6,448,178 in taxes. That number was $6,324,211 a year ago.
Only about $2.5 million of that will go into the village’s general fund, which pays . . .