Homewood Village President Richard Hofeld and the village trustees will meet at on Tuesday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Public Works Director, Firefighters Honored
Homewood Public Works Director John Schaefer will be honored for 30 years of service to the village.
Homewood firefighters Matthew Moran, Kevin Wake, Steven Gutzmer, William Wright, John Elashik, Jr., Ryan Schneiter, Emilie Wadman, and Steven DeJong arer all being recognized for their role in saving people who were having heart attacks. Firefighters Timothy Cameron, Lawrence Lipinski, Jason Presnak, Ryan Tracy, Steven Gutzmer and Bryan Wolfe are all being honored for their involvement in an ice dive rescue. Last, but not least, Ava Petrovic is being honored with a 911 Hero Award.
Three New Mural Orders
The Village of Homewood will vote on a motion to pay famed mural artist Richard Haas $33,000 for three new murals in the central business district. Haas' work can already be seen downtown at locations such as the Homewood Florist and Melody Mart. Haas is most notably known for his usage of the art technique, Trompe-l'œil. The village will aslo be voting to spend $75,150 to Thomas Melvin Painting Studio for painting services for the three new murals, making a total of $108,150.
New Liquor License, TIF Incentive Money for New Southgate Restaurant
The trustees will vote on a motion to increase the number of Class 4A liquor licenses from two to three in accomodation of the upcoming fine dining restaurant . The restaurant is also applying for $212,500 through the Retail Enhancement, Façade and Property Improvement and Go Green TIF programs.