As the village moves onto the second phase of the Flossmoor Road Viaduct Improvements Project, concerns have been raised about the plans to create a detention basin behind Heather Hill Elementary School. Phase 2 of the project proposes moving stormwater from the viaduct at Sterling Avenue and Flossmoor Road to[Read More…]
Tag: Public Works
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.
The Flossmoor Public Works Department will now have an aerial bucket truck to use for street light maintenance, tree trimming and other projects around town.
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…]
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.
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.
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…]
Homewood trustees will host a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, prior to the regular board meeting to entertain comments about a proposed bond issue. The village plans to issue $1.9 million in general obligation bonds to pay for capital projects and major equipment purchases. In the regular[Read More…]