Plans for a proposed commercial kitchen to prepare students at Homewood-Flossmoor High School for work in the food service industry and new spaces for fashion design and interior design were presented to the District 233 Finance Committee at its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Adding a new commercial kitchen will[Read More…]
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Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 has returned more than $8.5 million to taxpayers in property tax relief and expects to extend that number to $12 million. The board approved a motion at its Nov. 16 meeting to apply for a 2022 Property Tax Relief Grant. The state funding is meant to help[Read More…]
Interest in video recording District 233 board meetings continues among some board members, but others, citing legal concerns, costs and long-term maintenance issues, again shot down a recent proposal to begin the practice. The Homewood-Flossmoor High School board last voted on the issue in September 2019. In a 2-1 vote[Read More…]
The District 233 school board gave unanimous support to a $58.15 million budget at its Sept. 15 board meeting. Business Manager Lawrence Cook said total projected revenue is estimated at $58.15 million with expenses estimated at $57.93 million. That will leave the district with a projected surplus of $221,740. The[Read More…]
The District 233 school board approved spending $234,000 to update Homewood-Flossmoor High School’s data center and firewall to keep computer systems current and functioning properly. The board took action at its May 19 meeting, approving a technology budget of $662,046. Steve Richardson, assistant director of the H-F Technology Department, told[Read More…]
District 233 Business Manager Lawrence Cook was able to save the district nearly $230,000 by renegotiating three contracts due to the coronavirus pandemic. RJB Properties, responsible for cleaning Homewood-Flossmoor High School, is working with a skeletal crew. Tom Wagner, the district’s operations manager, recommended the board try to renegotiate the[Read More…]
P. Andrew Lindstrom, affectionately known as Mr. Red and White for his faithful support of Homewood-Flossmoor High School, died Wednesday, March 18. Lindstrom, 66, was born and raised in Homewood. He died from complications from a pre-existing medical condition. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day[Read More…]
The District 233 school board unanimously approved the 2019 levy at the Dec. 17 board meeting. The district is requesting the Cook County Clerk’s Office to raise $39.8 million in property taxes for Homewood-Flossmoor High School. Members Annette Bannon and Beth Larocca have voted against levies in the past, but they joined[Read More…]
Lawrence Cook, Homewood-Flossmoor High School business manager, invites the public to learn how the District 233 board sets its property tax levy. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
It remains unclear whether members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 School Board will come together next month to unanimously approve the district’s annual tax levy amount. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.