Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Wendell Mosby has been temporarily stripped of his travel reimbursement privileges after he walked out of a board meeting and took the quorum with him.
Prairie State College Trustee Wendell Mosby will be traveling on his own dime, at least until he gets his boardroom behavior under control. The trustee was censured at the board's Dec. 4 meeting, losing his travel reimbursement privileges indefinitely, according to fellow trustee Marc A. Wiley Sr. The punishment came as a result of Mosby strategically walking out of a meeting. At the Oct. 30 public board meeting, Mosby was one of only four board members to show up out of the seven. When a board policy on nepotism in employment came up for discussion and vote, Mosby voiced his disapproval, according to the minutes. He said the board was enacting the policy to retaliate against the Prairie State staff for opposing the hiring of Chair …
Monday, May 21, 2012
A preview of what's on the agenda for the village of Homewood's Tuesday night's board meeting. Flossmoor's board meeting this week has been cancelled.
Homewood Village President Richard Hofeld and the village trustees will meet at Homewood Village Hall on Tuesday, May 22 at 7:30 a.m. Among the agenda items is a discussion on the request for a Class 14 liquor license for Grapes & Grain Co., a potential new "craft beer and boutique wine establishment" to be located at 18031 Dixie Highway (this location was recently featured in out "What Should Go Here?" feature). Also on the agenda is the announcement of the retirement of Homewood Police Officers Dale Gustafson and Paul Poinski. Officer William Rolle will be commended for doing exceptional work—notably leading to seven recent felony charges of residentail burglary. Flossmoor's Monday night board meeting has been cancelled.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Both Homewood and Flossmoor have regular village business meetings scheduled this week.
FLOSSMOOR Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun and the Flossmoor Village Council will meet Monday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. for a regular village business meeting. Among other things, the village board will be discussing zoning variations, the bid award contract for new strightlights for the central business district and the repainting of Meinheit Water Tower. The will also be a public forum held regarding a proposed governance plan for the electrical aggregation program. HOMEWOOD Homewood Village President Richard Hofeld and the Homewood Village Council will also meet this week on Tuesday, May 8, at 7:30 p.m. There will be time allotted for public participation and comments. The board meeting will kick off with Hofeld issuing a proclamation recognizing …
Monday, April 2, 2012
The Flossmoor Village Board of Trustees meets Monday, April 2, with several items on the agenda.
The Flossmoor Board of Trustees will meet Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. There will be time allotted for public communications. Click on the PDF above to see the full agenda for the school board meeting. The meeting will be taking place at Flossmoor Village Hall.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
An agenda preview for Homewood's March 27 village board meeting.
Village President Richard Hofeld and the trustees will be welcoming Homewood's new Assistant Public Works Director, Patrick Ryan, to his new position during the swearing in ceremony scheduled for tonight's meeting. The rest of the agenda is light compared to most other meetings. Included in the omnibus vote is: The board will also be discussing a draft of the Fiscal Year 2012/2013 budget.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Flossmoor's regularly scheduled Village Council meeting will be held on Monday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.
VIEW THE ENTIRE AGENDA Mayor Paul Braun and the Flossmoor Village Council will meet tonight, Monday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. There will be time allotted for public participation and comments. Here's a preview of some of tonight's agenda items: The last time building codes were updated was 2007, according to a memo sent by Flossmoor Assistant Fire Chief Kieth Damm. The series of ordinance amendments proposed in the agenda packet are designed to improve the safety of structures, ranging from new smoke detector requirements to restrictions on roof-top gardens. Flossmoor Fire Chief Chris Sewall is asking for about $3,000 more than the budgeted $45,050 to replace an air compressor system for refilling the self-contained breathing apparatuses …
Monday, January 23, 2012
A compilation of some of this week's upcoming events.
YOU CAN FIND MOST OF THESE EVENTS AND POST YOUR OWN ON OUR PATCH CALENDAR When/where? 7:30 p.m. at Homewood Village Hall The village board will be voting on the purchase of electricity, the destruction of certain audio recordings and a correction to legal language involved with the East Central Business District TIF. When/where? Noon at Union Street Gallery. Union Street Gallery is kicking off 2012 with 2 exhibits, one being a very powerful and emotional exhibit titled “I Shall Be Released” featuring 30 artists from the Midwest. This exhibit was juried by well-known artists and gallery owner Sergio Gomez, Director of 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago. When/where? 3:15 p.m. at H-F High School’s South E1 building. The Poetry Foundation and …
Sunday, April 3, 2011
H-F Patch lets you know what events and activities you can look forward to in and around H-F in the upcoming week.
Make sure to get out and vote on Tuesday! Big issues being voted on include the District 153 referendum and the hotly-contested race for the District 161 School Board of Education. H-F Patch will be keeping you updated throughout the election with information about where to vote, information about the candidates and, of course, the results. If you haven't already, check out our Election Central to find out who is running for what and what they have had to say. The Village of Flossmoor Board meeting scheduled for Monday, April 4, 2011 has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Flossmoor Village Hall. Come out to find out what the latest Flossmoor news is in person. To find out more about …
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
A review of items discussed at the March 14 Flossmoor School District 161 board meeting.
The Flossmoor School District 161 board approved a strategic plan which will look at factors such as buildings and finances and determine their positive or negative impact on student achievement. The plan, which is a first for the board, was worked on by community members, administrators, teachers and board members. It will be posted on School District 161's website for those who would like to review it. District Audit: After reviewing the presented audit, the board was encouraged to look into potentially employing an internal auditor. After weighing the pros and cons, the board decided that the most sensible option was to continue working with an independent auditing agency. Fees for the 2011-2012 year: The board approved a small fee …
Saturday, February 12, 2011
The next H-F Park District Board meeting will be held on Feb. 15, and we've included the big items on the agenda.
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will be holding a board meeting on Feb. 15. While the district has been focusing heavily on preliminary budget planning since the New Year, this meeting will be business as usual. Here are the big items on the district’s official meeting agenda: School District 153 Willowview Park Lease Agreement Zoom Media Agreement Swim Lesson Fees & Charges Resolution #587