Tag: public safety

More preliminary work needed before 2 traffic safety projects begin

Two local public safety projects got a big boost earlier this month when the state approved grants totaling more than $1.4 million for Homewood and Flossmoor, but residents won’t see work begin immediately. Flossmoor Public Works Director John Brunke said phase 1 engineering has been completed on the downtown streetscape[Read More…]

Homewood announces safety measures on 183rd Street

As a result of several recent crashes at the intersection of 183rd Street and Center Avenue, Homewood staff is implementing new measures to improve the safety of the intersection. Starting on Friday, Aug. 7, public works crews will install flexible posts on the centerline of 183rd Street at Center Avenue[Read More…]

Flossmoor Police get ComEd grant for safety speed signs

The Flossmoor Police Department has received one of 21 ComEd grants awarded through its Powering Safe Communities program.  The ComEd awards were given for projects that improve the efficiency and delivery of public safety programs, increase community resiliency and address unmet safety needs. Applications to ComEd were reviewed by the[Read More…]

Marino presents home rule idea to Homewood board

Idea would be put to voters in March referendum Homewood officials Tuesday unveiled a plan to provide a revenue boost to local schools, parks and the library and cut through some red tape by becoming a home rule community. Home rule status in the village requires approval by local voters[Read More…]

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