Tag: Flossmoor water

Flossmoor to negotiate with Homewood on water supply switch

The Village of Flossmoor is moving into the negotiations stage of an effort to change its water supply from Chicago to Hammond, Ind. The Flossmoor Village Board voted 5-0 at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 19, to authorize the village attorney to begin contract negotiations with the village of Homewood[Read More…]

Water measures approved in Homewood

Homewood and Flossmoor moved closer to getting water through Chicago Heights instead of Harvey, as the village board in Homewood approved several measures Tuesday. A 25-year agreement between Chicago Heights and Homewood will begin after the village’s current contract with Harvey is up at the end of 2022. As part[Read More…]

Consultants study Flossmoor water supply routes

Two consulting services are joining the effort to decide the next water supply route for the village of Flossmoor.  Services include Strand Associates, a firm that specializes in water supply, water quality, water treatment and distribution systems, and continued advising from Bill Balling, a retired Buffalo Grove city manager and[Read More…]

Flossmoor water rate jumps slightly after Chicago increase

Water rates in Flossmoor will increase by about 11 cents per thousand gallons following a price hike from Chicago at the beginning of June.   Village board members approved the increase at the June 19 meeting. Finance Director Scott Bordui told the board that the increase comes to 8 cents for water[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

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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