The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District announced new guidelines taking affect Friday, Nov. 20, to comply with Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s directive for Tier-3 resurgence mitigations related to COVID-19. “During these times, our ultimate goal is to continue to protect the health and safety of our participants and staff. While this move back[Read More…]
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The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is proposing an estimated 2020 levy of $5,479,473, reflecting a slight increase. Under Illinois’ tax cap law, government bodies are allowed to increase taxes yearly by 5% or the Consumer Price Index, whichever is less. The CPI for this year is 2.3%. Sharon Dangles, superintendent of[Read More…]
One bright spot among 2020’s overall lower revenue at the park district was Coyote Run Golf Course, which more than doubled its revenue from 2019. (Chronicle file photo) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
This summer Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is offering two different camps to the community: Camp 2020 and Virtually the Best Camp Ever. These camps, for children entering first through sixth grades, will look very different from last year. Park staff have put in place guidelines and restrictions to ensure the safety[Read More…]
A collaboration between the park district, high school and villages, the drive-in movie will accommodate 125 cars. (Provided photo) You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Wanda Gunter, left, and Jacqui O’Connor of Homewood took time out of their day on Park Pride Day to plant the flower bed at Patriots Park, their neighborhood park. Things looked different because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but many residents turned out to volunteer on Park Pride Day. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)[Read More…]
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District officials are struggling with how best to pay the increases in the state’s minimum wage as they plan for the coming year’s budget. The next fiscal year starts May 1. The board of commissioners expects to collect $14 million in revenue. So far, it shows expenses of[Read More…]
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District approved an estimated 2019 levy of about $5.6 million at its Dec. 3 board meeting. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District commissioners are adjusting levy numbers after learning the equalized assessed valuation (EAV) of property in the district dropped by about 3 percent. The EAV had been on the upswing, although it has never regained the high property values before the 2009 recession, according to Sharon Dangles, superintendent[Read More…]
Homewood-Flossmoor area residents who enjoy H-F parks all spring, summer and fall also help get them ready to go for the season during the annual Park Pride cleanup event. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.