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D161 looking at $64K operating surplus for FY2022 but $671K total deficit with construction

As Flossmoor School District 161 heads toward a Sept. 13 vote on its fiscal year 2022 budget, it is expecting an operating surplus of approximately $64,000 for the fiscal year — which runs from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022 — but an overall deficit of $671,595 with construction, according to a report delivered Monday, Aug. 30, by Associate Superintendent Fran LaBella.

Total revenues are anticipated to be $37.43 million for FY22, while expenditures are anticipated to be $38.10 million. But LaBella emphasized that the budget is a “roadmap” based on assumptions and not actuals, with current . . .

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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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