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Surplus in early budget discussions for Homewood

Homewood Director of Finance Dennis Bubenik presented a draft budget that starts with a surplus of more than $500,000.Bubenik outlined the budgeted expenses for trustees at the village board meeting on March 26.  “There’s always a demand for more of our services. We’d all like to see a faster fire response time. We’d like to see criminal cases cleared faster. And of course we’d like to have snow removed faster, too,” Bubenik said. “But we don’t have unlimited funds so through this budget, we do strike the ability to put out . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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