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

!COMMUNITY ALERT! 

05/15/20
THE JUNE 8TH, 2020 BOARD MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO MONDAY, JUNE 15TH AT 6:30PM.
     

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

RE: BACKYARD CHICKENS

WE HAVE RECEIVED SEVERAL CALLS AT THE VILLAGE HALL ASKING IF WE ALLOW BACKYARD CHICKENS. THE ANSWER IS INSIDE THE VILLAGE BOUNDARIES WE DO NOT. PLEASE REFERENCE ORDINANCE CHAPTER 119 THROUGH OUR GENERAL CODE ON OUR WEBSITE AT oakwoodil.org. THANK YOU.

 

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.

THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD WOULD LIKE TO CONGRATULATE ALL OF THE 2020 OAKWOOD GRADUATES.  WE WISH YOU ALL THE BEST OF LUCK FOR THE FUTURE!
 
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO NEWTONS FOR BEING A GREAT SUPPORTER FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR POLICE AND FIRST RESPONDERS.  NEWTONS SPRAYED ALL POLICE VEHICLES AND EMERGENCY RESCUE VEHICLES IN OAKWOOD AT NO COST AS A PREVENTION METHOD TO STOP THE SPREAD OF COVID-19.  WE APPRECIATE YOUR WONDERFUL SUPPORT IN THE FIGHT.

 
 

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.

 
03/12/20

THE VILLAGE GOLF CART INSPECTION FOR APRIL 18TH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  WE WILL REPOST ONCE A NEW DATE HAS BEEN SET. THANK YOU 

 

 

 

 

THE OAKWOOD TOWN WIDE RUMMAGE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, MAY 30TH.  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE OAKWOOD LIBRARY.  

 

 

THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD IS SEEKING FOOD AND CRAFT VENDORS FOR OUR FARMERS MARKET STARTING WEDNESDAY JUNE 3RD THRU SEPTEMBER AT THE OAKWOOD PARK FROM 4-6PM. THERE ARE NO VENDOR FEES.  PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE OUR GUIDLINES AND OUR REGISTRATION FORM. 

HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US!

CLICK HERE FOR OUR REGISTRATION FORM