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November referendum vote planned on Flossmoor’s pickup truck restrictions

One of Flossmoor’s newest residents Monday brought an old question to officials at the village board meeting.

Why does Flossmoor prohibit parking personal use pickup trucks in residential areas?

“What was the problem?” Mark Penacho asked board members.

Penacho said he moved to Flossmoor “two days ago” and only discovered on Monday that the village prohibits personal truck parking – a regulation that appears to be unique in the United States. Penacho said that when he decided to move to Flossmoor he was unaware that he would be committing an illegal act by parking his truck on his driveway.

“I . . .

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