Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, March 26, 2024 07:00 PM Village Hall Board Room

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1.Call to Order

2.Pledge of Allegiance

3.Roll Call

4.Introduction of Staff


  1. Consider a motion to approve the minutes from the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held on March 12, 2024.

6.Claims List:

  1. Consider a motion to approve the Claims List of Tuesday, March 26, 2024 in the amount of $575,098.33.

7.Hear from the Audience

8.Meet Your Merchants


  1. A.President Hofeld will issue a proclamation declaring May 11, 2024 as World Migratory Bird Day in the Village of Homewood.

  2. B.Chief Bob Grabowski will present the Building Division software for processing building permits and contractor registrations.

10.Omnibus Vote: Consider a motion to pass, approve, authorize, accept, or award the following item(s):

  1. A.Reappointment/Beautification Committee/Charles Turman:  Approve the reappointment of Charles Turman to the Beautification Committee for a five-year term ending on March 26, 2029.

  2. B.R-3178/Audubon Illinois Bird City:  Pass a resolution in support of the Village of Homewood becoming a certified Audubon Illinois Bird City.

  3. C.MC-1079/Class 12A Liquor Licenses:  Pass an ordinance amending Class 12A liquor licenses to allow the sale of alcohol during a public function conducted on the premises of a public library or other unit of local government.

  4. D.M-2284/Class 1 Liquor License/The Ridgewood/2059 Ridge Road:  Pass an ordinance amending the Table of the Number of Liquor License Limitations by Class to restore the allowed number of Class 1 liquor licenses for The Ridgewood location at 2059 Ridge Road.

  5. E.Purchase approval/Chipper Truck Chassis/Lindsay Ford:  Waive competitive bidding due to high demand and limited availability of vehicles; and, authorize the purchase and delivery of a 2023 Ford F-550 Super Duty Crew Chassis from Lindsay Ford of Wheaton, Maryland in an amount not to exceed $63,215.

  6. F.Bid Award/Pavement Patching/D Construction, Inc.:  Award the 2024 Motor Fuel Tax General Maintenance Pavement Patching Program bid to D Construction, Inc. of Coal City, IL, the lowest responsible bidder, for a contract amount not to exceed $642,000.

  7. G.Budget Amendment/Incentive Payment/Stoney Point Grill II, LLC/HCF Homewood, LLC:  Approve a budget amendment of $425,000 to the General Fund for an incentive payment to Stoney Point Grill II, LLC and HCF Homewood, LLC.

11.General Board Discussion

  1. Discussion/Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Budget:  Discuss the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 Budget as presented and provide direction based on staff’s recommendations regarding the possible removal of the 1% grocery sales tax.

12.General Board Discussion



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