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Homewood schools will ask for a tax increase through Nov. 8 referendum

Voters in Homewood School District 153 will be asked to approve a Nov. 8 referendum to put more money into the school budget by increasing the limiting tax rate.

At the District 153 board meeting July 11, board members approved a resolution calling for the referendum because they wanted to find a permanent solution, rather than coming to voters yet again for the OK to sell bonds. 

The district won support from voters in 2011 and 2016 to sell working cash bonds to pump money into the district’s coffers. Rather than consider another . . .

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