Village & Road District Transfer of Stewardship

The Village of Homer Glen is pursuing the transfer of stewardship from the Homer Township Road District. This transfer will allow the Village to create its own public works department accountable to the residents of Homer Glen. This page will be home to all documents and information regarding the transfer.

Amended and Restated Intergovernmental Agreement between Village of Homer Glen and Homer Township Road District

At the December 9 Village Board Meeting, the Village Board approved of a revised intergovernmental agreement with the Homer Township Road District. The agreement allows for the transfer of stewardship to occur by March 31, 2021. 

Lawsuit Filed by Homer Township, Residents and Elected Officials against Village of Homer Glen and Homer Township Road District

On December 9, 2020 a lawsuit was filed in the 12th Judicial Circuit Court of Will County against the Village of Homer Glen and Homer Township Road District. Read the lawsuit here. 

Read the Road District's Motion for Summary Judgement.

Read the Village's Motion for Summary Judgment and Memo in Support of Road District's Motion for Summary Judgment.

Read the Notice of Motion from the 12th Judicial Circuit Court of Will County.

Read Homer Township's Motion to Suspend Briefing Schedule and for Leave to File first Amended Complaint (Filed February 24, 2021)

Public Information Meetings Regarding Transfer

All Three Mayors, Current and Former, Support the Transfer of Stewardship

Former Mayor Russ Petrizzo, Former Mayor James Daley and Mayor George Yukich all are in full support of the transfer of stewardship from the Road District to the Village of Homer Glen and the establishment of a Homer Glen Public Works Department. Read their letters of support here.

Mayor Yukich's Letter to the Residents of Homer Glen

Mayor Yukich's Letter of Appreciation 11.5.20

New Lenox Mayor Supports the Transfer of Stewardship

Read Mayor Timothy Baldermann's letter of support here.

Frequently Asked Questions

View a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the transfer of stewardship. If you have any questions please call Village Hall at (708) 301-0632 or email Village Manager Karie Friling at kfriling@homerglenil.org.

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Village Newsletter Article on Transfer of Stewardship

Click the image below to read the Village Newsletter articles on the transfer of stewardship. The newsletter is coming to mailboxes soon!Newsletter Article Road District Opens in new window

Mayor Yukich Press Release

On July 22, 2020 Mayor George Yukich and the Village Board of Trustees, in mutual collaboration with Homer Township Road District Commissioner Mike DeVivo, announce a plan to pursue the transfer of stewardship of the Road District to the Village of Homer Glen. Read the press release here.

Village Board Approves Resolution Declaring Intention to Pursue Transfer of Stewardship

On September 23, the Village Board unanimously approved Resolution No. 009 declaring support for the Village to pursue the transfer of stewardship. The resolution explains the reasons behind the transfer and the legal mechanisms for doing so. The formal approval of any transfer agreements will be voted on in the future. 

Homer Township Boundary Map

Homer Township Road District Map