Tag: Public Works

Flossmoor board hears plea for safe pedestrian route to Montessori

Attempting to walk to Flossmoor Montesorri School is dangerous, and nearly impossible.  That was Barbara Scully’s message to the Flossmoor Village Board at the Nov. 20 meeting.  “We’re trying to attract young people to Flossmoor,” said Scully, who has two grandchildren attending the Montessori school. “Young people want walkable communities.” [Read More…]

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Area public works crews descend upon Homewood for disaster drill

An imaginary microburst storm hit Homewood on Thursday, Oct. 26, downing trees and making main thoroughfares impassable. Luckily, it was a test and only a test for public works officials. The storm events served as the scenario for the first major disaster drill sponsored by the Suburban Public Works Directors Association.

Homewood buys storm sewer cleaner

Homewood village board members approved the $165,440 purchase of a new storm sewer cleaner at their Oct. 10 meeting.  The village bought the 2017 model Vactor Ramjet truck-mounted sewer jet cleaner from Standard Equipment Company through the National Joint Powers Alliance, a joint governmental purchasing program that allows municipalities to[Read More…]

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