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. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
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Flossmoor board approves aerial bucket truck for public works
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. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
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.” But, she added,[Read More…]
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.[Read More…]
Landscaping and tree work win honors for two Homewood Public Works employees
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. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.
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 save[Read More…]
Homewood to hold public hearing Tuesday on proposed bond issue
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 meeting, Marketing[Read More…]