Volunteers took to the streets of Homewood on Saturday, April 29, to assist the Homewood public works crew in neutralizing litterbugs around the community. Director of public works John Schaefer mentioned this was the first year they brought back community clean up day after taking a break from it. “We[Read More…]
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Consensus seems to support 183rd Street traffic diet; support divided over Gottschalk closure
Public Works Director John Schaefer hosted two public hearings in September sharing the results of two traffic tests conducted in May and July. The hearings let Schaefer get community feedback on plans to improve safety on 183rd Street. The first test in May simulated the traffic diet approach on 183rd[Read More…]
Water plant repair, reappointments approved in Homewood
Homewood approved a contact to repair the exterior facade of a water plant at the Aug. 25 village board meeting. The work will include tuckpointing, wall repairs, wall demolition, concrete block replacement, brick replacement and caulking. The village contracted Structural Technologies of Bloomingdale to assess the scope of the project[Read More…]
When those lines on the street appear, winter de-icing is under way
Myster solved. The dark lines that have appeared on local streets lately are sign of new techniques Flossmoor and Homewood crews are using to keep streets clear during the winter months.
Homewood board welcomes new trustee
New Homewood Trustee Lauren Roman, left, receives congratulations from Village Clerk Marilyn Thomas after taking the oath of office at the board of trustees’ April 24 meeting. (Photos by Quincy Crump/H-F Chronicle) Homewood trustees welcomed the newest member of the board during the regular meeting Tuesday, April 24. Lauren[Read More…]
Street resurfacing to begin Monday in Homewood
Motorists might want to seek alternate routes in coming weeks while work begins on Homewood’s 2018 street resurfacing program. Work is expected to begin Monday, April 30, according to Village Engineer Max Massi. The project includes repairs to the following streets: Birch Road from Loomis Avenue to Riegel Road. Cedar Road[Read More…]
Homewood honors Hammock after retirement
The Homewood village board honored retiring public works employee Harry Hammock as he finished his 35-year career with the village.
Homewood recognizes two outstanding public works employees as they retire
Special recognition for outstanding service to the Village of Homewood was given to outgoing Public Works Department employees Dave Rubarth and Jim Tresouthick who retire on Dec. 31.
Landscaping and tree work win honors for two Homewood Public Works employees
Two Homewood Public Works staffers, Bryon Doerr and Jim Tresouthick, recently were honored for their landscaping and forestry work in the village and the region.
Board approves lease for sewer cleaner, truck in Homewood
The Homewood village board approved a lease for a new storm sewer cleaner at its June 13 meeting. The village also approved funding to replace a portion of fencing along 183rd Street just west of the viaduct that was damaged in a traffic accident.