Tag: Public Works Department

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Homewood tax levy increases 3.59 percent

The Homewood village board approved a 3.59 percent increase in the real estate tax levy over the previous year at its Dec. 11 meeting. The board also witnessed the swearing in of Patrick McAneny, the new assistant director of public works. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital[Read More…]

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Mancini promoted in Homewood Public Works Department

Joe Mancini, an employee in the Homewood Department of Public Works since 2001, was promoted to fleet supervisor July 3. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a subscriber? Login here.  

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Homewood fire hydrants go red

The leaves will be turning red soon, but Homewood fire hydrants are way ahead of them. The new color for hydrants has caught the eyes of some residents. Public Works Director John Schaefer said the hydrants have been yellow for a long time, at least several decades. You have reached[Read More…]

Fall events

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Homewood Fall Fest and Chili Cook-off, noon to 9 p.m. Chili tasting is open to the public for a donation from 3 to 5 p.m. Three live music performances, plus horse-drawn wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, crafts and other activities.

Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Dia de los Muertos in downtown Homewood. Details to follow.

Community Calendar