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Village approves permit for sport court despite objections from neighbors

A Flossmoor resident received an OK from the village board to proceed with use of a basketball court despite being unable to come to terms during mediation with neighbors who had complaints.

The Flossmoor Village Board voted unanimously on Monday, Oct. 4, to approve a special use permit to allow for a sport court at 2705 Heather Road. The ordinance was recommended by a 4-0 vote from the Plan Commission.

“You’d like the neighbors to be able to work it out and not put it back onto government officials to have to do it,” Trustee Brian Driscoll said . . .

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