Real estate taxes for District 233 property owners have been reduced by $12.13 million over the last four years thanks to the school board’s efforts at property tax relief.
Bloom Township School Treasurer Bob Grossi said while school districts are required to abate taxes under the rules of the Property Tax Relief Grant, he called the Homewood-Flossmoor district “an anomaly in going that extra step abating taxes beyond what is mandatorily required.”
“The district making the decision of the past several years to do the voluntary abatement is not something that other . . .