Tag: transit-oriented development

Homewood presents new TIF district plan at public hearing

Homewood officials and a financial consultant introduced the plan for a proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district in the downtown area during a public hearing at village hall on Tuesday, April 11.Several residents asked questions about the TIF plan and about one of the first projects expected to benefit from[Read More…]

Angela Mesaros

Homewood hires Mesaros as director of economic development

Homewood officials announced Friday, March 17, that the village has hired Angela Mesaros as director of economic development. She starts work on Monday, March 20. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Homewood approves feasibility study aimed at downtown redevelopment

Homewood trustees approved two ordinances that will help bring the redevelopment plans for the central business district closer to reality. At the Jan. 24 village board meeting, the board members unanimously agreed to authorize a study of the feasibility of establishing a downtown transit oriented development tax increment financing (TIF) district. [Read More…]

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Homewood agrees to buy Ridge Road building — briefly

Homewood took another step in laying the groundwork for a major downtown redevelopment project Tuesday when the Board of Trustees agreed to purchase the old Funk Hall building at 2049-2051 Ridge Road. The village will not own the building long, however. It has an agreement to sell the building to[Read More…]

Downtown Master Plan

Homewood hires consultant to help with development projects

Homewood officials have spent more than half a year laying the foundation for new redevelopment projects in the downtown area. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, one more piece was added to that foundation. Trustees approved a budget amendment for $83,750 and authorized Village President Richard Hofeld to enter into a contract[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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