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!COMMUNITY ALERT! 

THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL WILL BE CLOSED FROM OCTOBER 7TH – OCTOBER 9TH. THE OFFICE WILL REOPEN MONDAY, OCTOBER 12TH.  WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE. THANK YOU.

EARLY WARNING
VILLAGE OFFICE CLOSURE DATES

LABOR DAY                              MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH

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

 

04/15/20    

With recommendations by the CDC, municipalities are being asked to cancel all Village sponsored events this summer in which groups of more than 10 gather. This is to try and knock out the spread of the Covid-19 virus to the point there are no new reported cases.  The following events have been cancelled:

Oakwood Farmers Market (to return June 2021)

Oakwood’s Annual 4th of July Celebration

Oakwood Fire Department Annual Pancake Breakfast

 

 

 

03/15/20

THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE HALL WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE ARE CHECKING MESSAGES AND EMAILS.  IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE PLEASE CALL 217-354-4255 AND WE WILL ASSIST YOU TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY. FOR EMERGENCY OR POLICE ASSISTANCE PLEASE DIAL 911.  

 

       

 

*****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.

09/16/20

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

 

 

 

THANK YOU TO THE PERSON OR PERSONS WHO ARE DRAWING “THANK YOU” MESSAGES TO OUR POLICE AND VILLAGE HALL STAFF.  WHEN YOU LEAVE NICE MESSAGES LIKE THESE IT HELPS KEEP US ALL GOING IN TOUGH TIMES LIKE THESE.  THANK YOU AGAIN FOR BEING AN INSPIRATION IN OUR COMMUNITY.