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County denies ‘disaster’ declaration for Flossmoor flood damage

Flossmoor voters this fall will decide whether the village can issue $10 million in bonds for local street repairs and measures to prevent flooding in parts of town where it has become increasingly common.

Village board members Monday unanimously approved the referendum question that will be on the November 3 ballot. Board members decided two weeks ago to ask for a general obligation bond issue that could be used to address Flossmoor’s two biggest infrastructure problems.

All six village trustees voted in favor of placing the question on the fall ballot and Mayor Paul . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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