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September 9, 2014
Northern Will County Water Agency

The September 8, 2014 Northern Will County Water Agency Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

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July 31, 2014
Homer Township Fire Protection District to Receive Grant

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation will formally present a grant to Homer Township Fire Protection District at the dedication ceremony.

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July 10, 2014
Illinois Tollway Advises Customers on Phishing Scam

The Illinois Tollway is advising I-Pass customers to disregard erroneous emails being sent from "E-ZPass Collection Agency".

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December 10, 2013
I-355 Lane Closure Information

Construction associated with ComEd’s electric grid expansion in the southwest suburbs will require lane closures on I-355 between the weekend of Dec. 14 - 15.

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November 1, 2013
Homer Glen’s Free Brush Pick-up Program Has Ended

The Village of Homer Glen’s annual brush pick-up program ended on Friday, November 1st. If a storm occurs over the winter months, resulting in downed tree limbs and brush, please contact the Homer Township Highway Department at 708-301-0246. NuWay will continue to collect yard waste until Saturday, November 30th. NuWay’s yard waste collection will resume on April 1, 2014.

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October 9, 2013
Homer Glen’s Brush Pick-up Program to End November 1st

The 2013 Brush Pick-up Program is designed to haul away any unwanted tree limbs and branches (which would not qualify as yard waste). However, it is not intended for use by private contractors or residents removing whole trees or conducting major landscaping projects. If you would like to take advantage of this free service before it ends on Friday, November 1st, please contact the Homer Township Highway Department at 708-301-0246. Within a week of your call, a crew will be dispatched to remove your excess brush.

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September 5, 2013
Tree Inventory to Start on Village Owned Public Property

The Village of Homer Glen will begin to inventory trees on Village owned public property and public right-of-ways (parkways) on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. The data collection for the tree inventory is estimated to conclude in November of this year.

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July 1, 2013
Seeking Nominees for the Community and Nature in Harmony Award

Nominees for the 2013 Community and Nature in Harmony Awards are currently being sought to recognize an individual or group who, through the preservation, restoration, and/or beautification of land within the Village of Homer Glen or unincorporated Homer Township, has demonstrated commitment to the environment and in the process significantly contributed to community pride.

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June 14, 2013
Road Resurfacing Program

The Village of Homer Glen's Annual Road Resurfacing Program begins in August. Print the Media Release below for a list of streets that will be resurfaced as part of this year's program.

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June 11, 2013
159th Street Planning Corridor "Existing Conditions Synthesis Report" Presentation

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June 26, 2013
159th Street Planning Corridor "Visioning Workshop"

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February 28, 2013
Village of Homer Glen Paper Shredding and Electronic Recycling Event

Homer Glen residents can drop off unwanted papers and electronics at the Village’s spring recycling event on Saturday, March 23 from 9 am to 1 pm.

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October 23, 2012
Village of Homer Glen Hires New Economic Development Director

The Village of Homer Glen is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Janie Patch as the Village’s new Economic Development Director. Ms. Patch’s first day on the job in Homer Glen will be October 31, 2012.

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October 12, 2012
Village of Homer Glen Fines Three Tobacco Establishments For Selling to a Person Under the Age of Eighteen

In September, an underage volunteer accompanied an undercover Will County Sheriff’s Deputy in unscheduled visits to determine if Homer Glen tobacco licensed businesses would sell tobacco to minors. Three Homer Glen businesses sold tobacco to a minor and were ultimately fined by the Mayor.

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September 27, 2012
Village of Homer Glen and Homer Township Highway Department Secure Over $1 Million in Grant Funds for 151st Street and Parker Road Intersection Project

On September 26, 2012 the Village and Homer Township’s request for CMAQ grant funding of the 151st Street & Parker Road Intersection project was approved by the transportation committee. Village of Homer Glen’s Development Services’ Director Michael Salamowicz stated, “The intersection of 151st Street and Parker Road is one of the busiest intersections in the community, so there is a definite need for these improvements.”

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September 11, 2012
Village of Homer Glen's Bond Sale Results in Excellent Rate

"The Village of Homer Glen obtained an excellent rate on our bond sale today," stated Mayor Jim Daley.

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August 30, 2012
Village of Homer Glen’s Package Liquor License Holders Sales to Minors Checked by the Will County Sheriff’s Department on Behalf of the Village

Recently, an underage volunteer accompanied an undercover Will County Sheriff’s Deputy in unscheduled visits to determine if Homer Glen package liquor licensed businesses would sell liquor to minors. The undercover operation resulted in 73% compliance from all eleven Homer Glen package liquor businesses.

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August 3, 2012
Village of Homer Glen’s Annual Road Resurfacing Program Underway

Many residents in the Village of Homer Glen have noticed the preliminary concrete and drainage work that proceeds the resurfacing of their roads. On August 3rd, the actual paving process began. Weather permitting, the entire road improvement program should be completed in three to four weeks.

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July 24, 2012
Village of Homer Glen Receives an "AA" Rating from Standard & Poor's

“The Village of Homer Glen has received a tremendous “AA” rating from Standard & Poor’s,” stated Homer Glen Mayor James Daley. “The Village sought the rating from S & P in anticipation of going out to market for bonds to fund water, sewer and other Village infrastructure improvements,” continued Mayor Daley.

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June 27, 2012
Business Incentive Loan Programs

The Village of Homer Glen has established the Business Incentive Façade Improvement Loan Program and the Business Incentive Non-Conforming Sign Replacement Loan Program. Both programs are available to existing Homer Glen businesses. The programs offer zero percent (0%) bridge loans to pay for business façade improvements and sign replacements.

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June 18, 2012
Northern Will County Water Agency

The Villages of Homer Glen, Lemont, Romeoville, Woodridge and Bolingbrook would like to announce the formation of the Northern Will County Water Agency. The goal of the Agency is to stabilize and control water rate increases and to explore the feasibility of acquiring the Lake Michigan water transmission line which runs from Bedford Park to the southwest suburbs.

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Mayor Daley accepts Transparency Award from Brian Costin- Director of Government Reform- Illinois Policy Institute

May 23, 2012
Village of Homer Glen in Top 10 List...
Most Transparent Governmental Entities in Illinois

The Village's on-line posting of information and documents has earned the Village of Homer Glen the highest government transparency rating of any governmental entity in Will County as determined by the Illinois Policy Institute. “We are happy to see that the Illinois Policy Institute has recognized the Village of Homer Glen’s commitment to open, transparent government,” stated Mayor Daley. “The Village organization believes in transparency and we are committed to keeping and improving upon our already outstanding rating,” concluded the Mayor.

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May 10, 2012
Village of Homer Glen's Package Liquor License Holders Do Not Sell Liquor to Minors

On Monday, May 7, 2012, an underage volunteer accompanied an undercover Will County Sheriff’s Deputy in unscheduled visits to determine if Homer Glen package liquor licensed businesses would sell liquor to a minor. The undercover operation resulted in 100% compliance from all eleven Homer Glen package liquor businesses.

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April 25, 2012
Village of Homer Glen Expands Future Park Site in Erin Hills Subdivision

The Homer Glen Village Board approved the purchase of an approximately one-half acre parcel adjacent to property currently owned by the Village and designated for park development.

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March 27, 2012
Homer Glen Named Tree City USA Community

The Arbor Day foundation announced that Homer Glen IL was named a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urban forestry. It is the third year Homer Glen has earned this national honor.

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March 15, 2012
Village of Homer Glen Receives 10th Straight Award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Village of Homer Glen by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the tenth year in a row.

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March 6, 2012
Seat Belt Enforcement

Will County Sheriff’s Office to Use State Grant Money to Perform Seat Belt Checks in Homer Glen.

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March, 2012
I&M Canal Day a Great Success!

Nearly one hundred people and twenty-six organizations participated in the first annual Canal Day in Springfield, Illinois on Tuesday, February 21, 2012.

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