Friday, January 25, 2013
Flossmoor’s upcoming Meijer Store and other economic development projects are on the agenda for Friday’s 9 a.m. meeting at Flossmoor Village Hall.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will visit Flossmoor Village Hall today at 9 a.m. to guest speak for a special quarterly event hosted by the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation (CSEDC). Flossmoor’s new Meijer store, the Cook County tax rollback and increased transportation efforts—such as the widening of Center Ave near CN headquarters—will be discussed according to a release from CSEDC. Mayor Paul Braun will be joining Preckwinkle to talk about the village’s Meijer plans. Green infrastructure and robotics are also on the agenda. Want to get in on the action? Sign up for H-F Patch breaking news!
Sunday, January 6, 2013
What's selling? A single-family home on a one-quarter acre lot in Homewood sold for $97,000.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Check out some of the top Homewood-Flossmoor-centric pages available on Facebook.
The following list is in no particular order. Know a really great H-F related Facebook page missing from the list? Tell us in the comments section!
Thursday, November 8, 2012
A list of outstanding arrest warrants in Flossmoor.
Bret Bailey, 32, is wanted for possession of marijuana. There is no bond. His last known address was on the 1500 block of Heather Hill Crescent. Brittani Deans, 27, is wanted on a charge of aggravated battery. There is no bond. Her last known address was on the 0 block of Thornwood Drive. Sedric Curry, 41, is wanted on a charge of violation of supervision. Bail was set at $6,000. His last known address is on the 1800 block of Weather Hill Drive. Tajiddin Faisal, 34, is wanted on a charge of violation of supervision. Bail was set at $5,400. His last known address was on the 3100 block of Stonegate Lane. If you have a tip on their whereabouts, call 708-865-4902 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The sheriff's department says you …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The Village of Flossmoor is proposing a referendum in the Nov. 6 general election to ask residents whether they wish to approve the use of property taxes to foot the bill for a $7.28 million overhaul of the 90-year-old water main system.
The Village of Flossmoor is looking to pay for a $7.28 million water main replacement program using bonds that will be repaid through property tax revenues. However, in order to do that, the village first needs approval from residents in the form of a referendum on the ballot in the Nov. 6 general election. Flossmoor's water main system is 90 years old, and the village believes it's time for an upgrade. The village currently loses one out of every three gallons of water it purchases due to leaks and broken mains. The water pressure and fire flow capabilities of the old mains also aren't up to date and could cause public safety issues if they aren't improved. "Over time, between leaks and breaks and just mineral deposits in mains, we don't …
Friday, October 5, 2012
There's not much time left for these local treats so stock up before it's too late!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
A list of outstanding arrest warrants in Flossmoor.
Robert Hall, 21, is wanted on a charge of burglary. There is no bond. His last known address was on the 1700 block of West Richards Court. Bret Bailey, 32, is wanted on a charge of possession of marijuana. There is no bond. His last known address was on the 1500 block of S Heather Hill Cr. Brittani Deans, 26, is wanted on a charge of aggravated battery. There is no bond. Her last known address is on the 100 block of Thornwood Dr. Tajiddin Faisal, 34, is wanted on a charge of violation of supervision. Bail was set at $5,400. His last known address was on the 3100 block of Stonegate Court. If you have a tip on their whereabouts, call 708-865-4902 or email@example.com. The sheriff's department says you should not try to …
Monday, September 17, 2012
A preview of what's on the agenda for Monday night's Flossmoor Village Board meeting.
Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun and the Flossmoor Village Council will meet Monday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m. for a regular village business meeting. Among the agenda items for tomorrow's meeting is the introduction of Flossmoor's new Executive Assistant, Josephine Armsbury. According to the agenda packet, Armsbury has nearly a decade of experience in both secretarial and administrative support duties as well as court reporting.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
In this installment of "Minutes with the Mayor," Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun gives some insight into the village's environmental conscience.
Patch gathered questions from readers, for Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun. Now, Patch will regularly air a series of video responses to the questions readers voted as most pressing. In this edition, Braun responds to the question: How Green is Flossmoor? Transcript: We’re kind of excited about that. This past year, we’ve had a total of about $300,000 in green friendly grants. We received a grant from Cook County—from the Cook County Energy Efficiency Program—and that $100,000 was used to replace the boiler here in the village hall. This was a boiler that was about 35-40 years old, and we’ve increased the efficiency with this unit by about 25 percent. We also were successful in receiving a $200,000 grant from DCEO (Department of Commerce and …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Flossmoor Mayor Paul Braun says a vigorous education process is in store for citizens over the next few months before a referendum for $7.2 million in bonds to repair the water system appears on the ballot in November.