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!COMMUNITY ALERT! 

 

10/02/20                                    *CLOSURE*

*DUE TO COVID-19 AND FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR STAFF AND OUR COMMUNITY THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT THIS TIME OTHER THAN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE PLEASE CALL US AT 217-354-4255 AND WE WILL SET UP A TIME TO MEET WITH YOU.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED PATIENCE DURING THESE DIFFICULT TIMES.

 

EARLY WARNING
VILLAGE OFFICE CLOSURE DATES

 

VETERANS DAY                       WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY      NOVEMBER 26 & 27TH

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY             DECEMBER 24TH & 25TH

NEW YEAR HOLIDAY               DECEMBER 31ST & JANUARY 1ST

 

   

05/04/20

WITH WARM WEATHER MANY ARE PLANNING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AND REPAIRS.  PLEASE REMEMBER YOU ARE REQUIRED BY ORDINANCE TO OBTAIN A BUILDING PERMIT FOR ALL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS THROUGH THE VILLAGE. WITH OUR OFFICES CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC YOU CAN OBTAIN THE APPLICATION ON OUR WEBSITE UNDER FORMS.  FILL IT OUT AND RETURN BY EMAIL TO oakwood-village@comcast.net OR YOU CAN PLACE IT IN THE DROP BOX ON THE DOOR AT THE VILLAGE HALL.  WE WILL CONTACT YOU ONCE YOUR PERMIT HAS BEEN APPROVED.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

 

04/27/20

ANY NEW BUSINESS, VENDORS, FOOD TRUCKS, OF ANY KIND ARE REQUIRED BY ORDINANCE TO FILL  A BUSINESS LICENSE PERMIT AND TURN IT INTO THE VILLAGE HALL.  THE FORM IS LISTED UNDER “FORMS” ON THIS WEBSITE AND CAN BE EMAILED TO THE VILLAGE OR DROPPED OFF AT THE VILLAGE HALL DROP BOX.  THE PERMIT WILL GO BEFORE THE VILLAGE BOARD FOR REVIEW AND A DECISION WILL BE MADE AT THAT TIME IF YOU ARE PERMITTED TO DO BUSINESS WITHIN THE VILLAGE BOUNDARIES. YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO SET UP AND DO BUSINESS WITHOUT AN APPROVED PERMIT.  THANK YOU.

 

DUE TO COVID-19 VIRUS THE FOLLOWING LINK ARE RECOMMENDATIONS THROUGH THE CDC.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

     

 

*****REMINDER*****
TO AVOID AN ORDINANCE VIOLATION ALL PETS MUST HAVE A VILLAGE TAG AND COUNTY TAG. TAGS FOR 2020 ARE SOLD AT THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL LOCATED AT 106 S. SCOTT ST.

PLEASE RESPECT THE SAFETY OF OTHERS AS PETS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO RUN AT LARGE AND MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES. NON COMPLIANCE TO ORDINANCE15-6-8-1 WILL RESULT IN A CITATION. NO PETS ARE ALLOWED AT THE OAKWOOD PARK AT ANYTIME. THANK YOU FOR COOPERATION

 

 

 

06/05/18

THERE IS NO SOLICITING ALLOWED IN THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD. IF YOU HAVE A SOLICITOR IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD PLEASE REPORT TO VILLAGE HALL AT 217-354-4255.  AS ALWAYS, IF SOMEONE THAT YOU DO NOT KNOW IS AT YOUR DOOR DO NOT ANSWER WITHOUT PROPER IDENTIFICATION.  ALL SOLICITORS MUST REGISTER AT THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL AT 106 S. SCOTT ST. AND ARE NOT ALLOWED TO GO DOOR TO DOOR IN THE VILLAGE WITHOUT SPECIAL PERMIT  FROM THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE PRESIDENT AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES. 

 

 

02/09/18

*EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY*

FOR DISCUSSION ON ANY MATTER AT A VILLAGE BOARD MEETING YOU MUST BE PLACED ON THE MEETING AGENDA PRIOR TO THE MEETING. YOU WILL BE GIVEN 3 MINUTES TO SPEAK OR THE TIME ALLOTTED BY THE VILLAGE BOARD. ALL MEETINGS WILL NOW BE RECORDED.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD WOULD LIKE TO WISH EVERYONE A SAFE AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING! 

 

SENIOR CITIZEN DINNER

OHS STUDENT COUNCIL IS HOSTING A SENIOR CITIZENS DINNER ON DECEMBER 2ND FROM 11:30-12:00PM.  THIS WILL BE DRIVE THRU ONLYAT OAKWOOD HIGH SCHOOL. CALL THE HIGH SCHOOL AT 217-354-2358 TO RESERVE YOUR DINNER. 

MENU INCLUDES: TURKEY AND GRAVY, DRESSING, MASHED POTATOES, SWEET POTATOES, GREEN BEANS, DINNER ROLL, CRANBERRY SAUCE, AND DESSERT.

 
 
 
 
 

“ENTER OAKWOOD’S 3RD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTING CONTEST”

 

DECORATE THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. HAVE FUN AND BE CREATIVE! LET’S SEE OAKWOOD FULL OF LIGHTS AND HOLIDAY SPIRIT!

THREE PLACES WILL BE AWARDED. THE FIRST PLACE WINNER WILL RECEIVE A PLAQUE FROM THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD AND A $25.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE TO MCDONALDS. ENTRY FORMS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE VILLAGE HALL BY  12/11/20. JUDGING WILL BE DONE ON 12/13/20.  WINNER WILL BE NOTIFIED BY PHONE. PLEASE CLICK BELOW FOR AN ENTRY FORM.  DROP OFF AT THE VILLAGE HALL DROP BOX ON THE DOOR OR EMAIL TO oakwood-village@comcast.net. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING AND MAKING OAKWOOD A FUN PLACE TO LIVE.  GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

                                       (MUST BE A RESIDENT WITHIN THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD TO PARTICIPATE)

CLICK HERE FOR THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTING ENTRY FORM

 
 
 
11/02/20           
ELECTION PACKET CERTIFICATION DATE

THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE CLERK WILL BE ACCEPTING ELECTION PACKETS FROM CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR AND TRUSTEE POSITIONS ON *WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16TH FROM 6-8PM AT THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL.  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR PACKETS ARE COMPLETED AND ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE IN PLACE.  INCOMPLETE PACKETS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR CERTIFICATION.  ALL ATTENDING WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASK AND TO ALLOW FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING. WE WILL TAKE ONE CANDIDATE AT A TIME IN THE ORDER YOU ARRIVE.

FOR ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE CLERK AT 217-354-4255. THANK YOU.

*EARLY DATE OF 12/16/20 IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF NECESSARY BUT WILL BE POSTED ON VILLAGE WEBSITE, AT VILLAGE      HALL, AND AT THE OAKWOOD POST OFFICE.*
 
9/16/20

VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD ELECTION/APRIL 6TH, 2021

 

POSITIONS OPEN ARE FOR MAYOR AND 3 VILLAGE TRUSTEE SEATS

PACKET CIRCULATION BEGINS: SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 (PICK UP YOUR PACKET AT THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL)

FILING DATE: BETWEEN DECEMBER 14TH-DECEMBER 22, 2020 (THIS DATE IS WHEN PACKETS MUST BE RETURNED TO THE VILLAGE HALL (SEE SPECIAL NOTE BELOW)

NOTE: (EXACT DATE AND TIME FOR THE FILING OF YOUR PACKET BETWEEN THE DATES ABOVE ARE STILL TO BE DETERMINED AND WILL BE POSTED ON THE VILLAGE WEBSITE AT oakwoodil.org/OAKWOOD POST OFFICE/VILLAGE HALL, BY DECEMBER 1ST, 2020)

 

 

 

DUE TO COVID-19 VIRUS THE FOLLOWING LINK ARE RECOMMENDATIONS THROUGH THE CDC.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html