Tag: property taxes

County committee advances bill despite Southland objection

The Cook County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, March 14, approved an ordinance amendment that south suburban officials believe will have a devastating effect on the local economy.   “It’s just very disappointing,” Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld said.  The amendment requires any business receiving a Class 6b, Class 8 or[Read More…]

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New frozen custard shop coming to Homewood in 2018

Halsted Street’s food options will make a swap next year, exchanging spicy for sweet. Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld announced at the Dec. 12 board of trustees meeting that Freddie’s Frozen Custard will be replacing Taco Bell at 17601 Halsted St.

H-F passes 2017 levy with one ‘no’ vote

District 233 board member Annette Bannon cast a “no” vote on each of the five resolutions dealing with the 2017 tax levy for Homewood-Flossmoor High School.  At its board meeting Tuesday, members voted 6-1 to approve  the board approved the measures setting the levy and complying with state regulations. The[Read More…]

Homewood taking steps to address home rule concerns

Homewood officials this week distributed an informational packet in an attempt to address the concerns some residents have voiced about home rule.  The village is exploring the possibility of placing a home rule referendum on the March 20, 2018, consolidated election ballot.   A home rule municipality has more direct control[Read More…]

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