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Flossmoor approves design engineering contract to get moving on street resurfacing

The District 153 school board on March 21 approved six contracts totaling $4.03 million for construction work this summer at Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools in Homewood.

Staff from construction manager Gibane reviewed the bids and gave the board its recommendation for the indoor air quality work, as well as general construction work estimated to cost nearly $9.4 million.

The board sold $8.2 million in bonds to finance the work, and is using $1.2 million in pandemic relief appropriated through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for improvements to school buildings.

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Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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