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Park district takes first step on ice arena work

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District board of commissioners approved a $19,775 pre-construction contract for W.B. Olson, Inc. of Northbrook to begin work for repairs at the H-F Ice Arena.

The vote on Tuesday, Jan. 4, sets in motion the months-long process of taking out the current ice refrigerant system and replacing it with a new system.

The park district was forced to shut down the ice arena Nov. 21 after soft spots were discovered in the main rink. Efforts to find leaks in the ice making system failed, so the park district closed the facility . . .

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