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Homewood official resigns amid hot mic controversy

Homewood accepted the resignation of Director of Economic and Community Development Angela Mesaros on Tuesday. She was unknowingly recorded disparaging protesters of a controversial development last week.

Village Manager Jim Marino said in a statement released Tuesday that Mesaros's resignation came after an investigation into her comments recorded before a Feb. 25 planning and zoning commission meeting. A public hearing was being held to determine if the property of the former Calumet Country Club should be recommended for rezoning to light industrial use to make way for a distribution warehouse. 

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