Tag: tax levy

District 153 tax levy up 3%

The District 153 school board approved a $15.46 million 2020 levy at its Nov. 23 meeting. It reflects a 3% increase over the previous year. In a report to the board, John Gibson, chief school business manager, said the levy stays within the 2.3% Consumer Price Index increase. It maximizes[Read More…]

D233’s $40.8 million levy stays within tax guidelines

The District 233 school board reviewed its proposed 2020 levy that shows an increase of $917,748. The $40.8 million levy holds to the state tax cap law and follows the Consumer Price Index of 2.3%, according to Lawrence Cook, the district’s business manager, who addressed members at the regular board[Read More…]

D233 board struggles with tax levy needs, fiscal issues

It remains unclear whether members of the Homewood-Flossmoor High School District 233 School Board will come together next month to unanimously approve the district’s annual tax levy amount.  You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access. Already a[Read More…]

Homewood trustees to consider ordinance changes to align with new state cannabis law

Wondering how to consume cannabis products in Homewood and stay within the rules established by the new state law allowing for recreational use? The details might be clearer after Tuesday’s village board meeting. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of[Read More…]

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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…]

H-F Park District board will vote on 4.8 percent levy increase

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District is proposing a 4.8 percent increase in the 2018 tax levy. The park board will adopt the levy at its Dec. 4 meeting. It expects to raise $5.44 million next year. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free[Read More…]

District 233 board OKs 2.5 percent tax levy increase

High School District 233 will collect 2.5 percent more in property taxes next year, if the Homewood-Flossmoor High School board approves its estimated levy in December.Not every property owner will see an increase, as property values in the district also are expected to rise. The estimated levy, adopted unanimously by[Read More…]

Homewood Public Library levy shows no tax increase

The Homewood Public Library is not expecting to see an increase in its tax levy, according to Amy Crump, executive director. The board will accept public comment on the proposed levy at a hearing at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the library, 17917 Dixie Highway. The board’s regular meeting[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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