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Welcome to the Village of Oakwood’s Website!  “Serving the community to the best of our ability.” 

Scroll down for more information about community events and community alerts as well as the local weather.  

!COMMUNITY ALERTS!

POLICE NOTICE

IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN.  THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD BOARD OF TRUSTEES HAS REQUESTED THAT THE OAKWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT START CONDUCTING CHECKS FOR ORDINANCE VIOLATIONS CONCERNING PROPERTY.

STARTING THE WEEK OF APRIL 1ST, 2017 THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE DOING CHECKS FOR PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE VIOLATIONS.

COMMON VIOLATIONS SEEN INNCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

SANITATION (ACCUMULATION OF RUBBISH OR GARBAGE AROUND PROPERTY

INOPERABLE VEHICLES (EXPIRED REGISTRATION, FLAT TIRES, SITTING FOR EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME WITH WEED GROWTH AROUND VEHICLE)

ROOFS AND DECORATIVE FEATURES (NOTICEABLE HOLES IN ROOF AREA, SIDING BLOWN OFF OF STRUCTURE, ETC)

PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AROUND YOUR PROPERTY THIS WEEK AND START FIXING OR CLEANING UP DEBRIS.  IF YOU DO RECEIVE A VIOLATION YOU WILL HAVE BETWEEN 10 AND 45 DAYS (DEPENDING ON VIOLATION) TO GET THE ISSUE ABATED.  IF VIOLATION IS NOT ABATED PRIOR TO THE DATE GIVEN A COURT APPEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED.

 

 

03/21/17             

A VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD RESIDENT IS CONCERNED ABOUT RESIDENTS IN THE VILLAGE NOT HAVING A SMOKE ALARM OR A NON WORKING SMOKE ALARM.  HE HAS OFFERED TO PURCHASE SMOKE ALARMS FOR THOSE RESIDENTS IN THE VILLAGE THAT NEED ONE.  PLEASE CONTACT THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL AT 217-354-4255 AND WE WILL PUT YOU ON A SIGN UP SHEET.  THANK YOU TO OUR CONCERNED CITIZEN WITH SUCH A CARING ATTITUDE FOR OUR COMMUNITY.

 

01/03/17
REMINDER: 

ALL ANIMAL TAGS NEED TO BE RENEWED IN JANUARY 2017.  THIS APPLIES TO CATS AND DOGS ALIKE.  TAGS ARE $3.00 EACH AND CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE VILLAGE HALL AT 106 S. SCOTT ST. IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED A TAG YET PLEASE COME IN THE OFFICE AND GET YOUR TAG (S). THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

 

09/19/16

THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL PASSED A NEW ORDINANCE #16-9-12-1 AMENDING THE PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE AND A SUB CHAPTER TO MOBILE HOMES IN THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD.  THIS ORDINANCE GOES IN TO EFFECT 09/22/16.

 

08/22/16

****PLEASE TAKE CAUTION AND REDUCE SPEED WHEN APPROACHING THE 2 CROSS WALKS ON OAKWOOD ST. FOR THE  SAFETY OF PEDESTRIANS.  THANK YOU.

 

06/26/16

THERE ARE NO PETS ALLOWED IN THE OAKWOOD PARK AT ANYTIME UNLESS THEY ARE A REGISTERED SERVICE ANIMAL.  PLEASE RESPECT THIS ORDINANCE FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL RESIDENCE WHO WANT TO ENJOY THE PARK.  THANK YOU.

 

 04/14/15

THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE BOARD HAS PASSED ORDINANCE 15-4-13-2. THIS ORDINANCE REQUIRES ALL GARBAGE COLLECTION FRANCHISES TO OBTAIN A PERMIT FROM THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD.  IF YOU ARE DOING BUSINESS IN THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD PLEASE REPORT TO OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL PRIOR TO MAY 8TH, 2015.  FOR DETAILS YOU MAY REFER TO  OUR ORDINANCE SECTION ON THIS WEBSITE OR CALL THE VILLAGE HALL AT 217-354-4255.

 

03/17/15

WITH THE CHANGE OF THE WEATHER MANY RESIDENTS ARE PLANNING HOME IMPROVEMENTS, CONSTRUCTION, ROOFING PROJECTS, SHEDS, GARAGES, FENCES, PATIOS, ETC.  AS A REMINDER THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD’S ORDINANCE  REQUIRES RESIDENTS TO OBTAIN A BUILDING PERMIT FROM THE VILLAGE .  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE VILLAGE HALL AT 217-354-4255. THANK YOU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

!COMMUNITY EVENT!

03/22/17

THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD WILL BE SELLING RAFFLE TICKETS STARTING APRIL 4TH FOR A HIS AND HER REPRODUCTION 1949 CHICAGO SCHWINN BICYCLES.  THE TICKETS ARE $20.00 EACH AND THE WINNER WILL WIN BOTH BICYCLES.  THE PROCEEDS GO TO SUPPORT THE NEW OAKWOOD PARK ALL INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND.  DRAWING WILL BE HELD AFTER THE PARADE AT THE 4TH OF JULY FESTIVITIES.  LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS SOLD SO GET YOURS EARLY.

 

03/21/17              

THE OAKWOOD COMMUNITY WIDE RUMMAGE SALE IS SET FOR SATURDAY, MAY 6TH.  YOU MAY REGISTER TO BE ON THE MAP AT THE OAKWOOD LIBRARY BETWEEN THE DATED OF APRIL 17-28TH.  MAPS WILLL BE AVAILABLE MAY 3,4,5, & 6TH. 

 

03/14/17

THE PIT STOP PRESENTS “THREES COMPANY” A STAND UP COMEDY SHOW LIKE NO OTHER, SATURDAY APRIL 22ND!

“PRESENTING COMEDIANS JANELLE MURPHY, JAY HARRIS, AND MELISSA RICHELLE”

HAPPY HOUR FROM 6-8PM. SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM TICKETS $15. FOR DETAILS CALL THE PIT STOP AT 217-354-2000

OR STOP IN AT 500 N. OAKWOOD ST., OAKWOOD, IL.

 

 

 

 

THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD AND THE OAKWOOD POLICE DEPARTMENT RECOGNIZED MCDONALDS EMPLOYEES FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN REPORTING TWO  CRIMES IN THE MONTH OF JANUARY PREVENTING HARM TO  OTHER CITIZENS AS WELL AS OTHER BUSINESSES. WE ARE PROUD THEY ARE A PART OF OUR COMMUNITY.

 

 

 

THE VILLAGE NEW WAR MEMORIAL IS FINISHED THANK YOU TO ALL WHO MADE THIS POSSIBLE.

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06/06/16

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THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD IS MAKING ADDITIONS TO THE OAKWOOD WAR MEMORIAL. SOME HAVE INQUIRED ABOUT DONATIONS TOWARDS THE MEMORIAL.  WE ARE ALWAYS ACCEPTING DONATIONS TOWARDS UPKEEP AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WAR MEMORIAL.  ANYONE INTERESTED IN MAKING DONATIONS CAN DO SO AT FIRST FARMERS BANK IN OAKWOOD DESIGNATED TO THE WAR MEMORIAL OR DROP OFF AT OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL AT 106 S. SCOTT ST.  YOUR DONATIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED BY ALL. THANK YOU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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Wednesday 03/29 80%
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Showers and thunderstorms. Lows overnight in the low 50s.
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Thursday 03/30 100%
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Thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High 68F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
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Friday 03/31 40%
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Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 48F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 04/01 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 56F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sunday 04/02 60%
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Cloudy with showers. High 62F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.