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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!

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.

 

06/26/16

THE VILLAGE HALL WILL BE CLOSED TUESDAY, JUNE 28TH AND WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29TH FOR PRE-AUDIT PREPARATION. IF YOU HAVE AN URGENT MESSAGE FOR THE OFFICE PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE AT 217-354-4255 AND WE WILL RETURN YOUR CALL AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.  THERE IS A DROP OFF BOX ON THE DOOR FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.  THANK YOU.

 

01/08/16 ***********

As previously stated please see the new Animal ordinance 15-10-12-1 posted on this website.  All animals in the village require a village tag.  Please report to Village Hall to obtain a tag for your cat(s) or dog(s) for 2016 to remain compliant with the village ordinance.  The tags are $3.00 each.  Thank you for your cooperation.

10/22/15

NOTICE:  TO THE RESIDENCE IN THE VILLAGE OF OAKWOOD. 

THE OAKWOOD VILLAGE BOARD PASSED A NEW ANIMAL ORDINANCE EFFECTIVE 10/12/15.  PLEASE SEARCH UNDER THE ORDINANCE TAB FOR ORDINANCE 15-10-12-1.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT VILLAGE HALL AT 217-354-4255.  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 EVENTS!

06/06/16

*OAKWOOD 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION 2016*

MONDAY, JULY 4TH

ROAD CLOSURES/NO PARKING

AFTER THE PARADE ALL VEHICLES MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE PARK.  THERE WILL BE NO PARKING IN THE PARK(LIMITED HANDICAP ONLY).  PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE BETWEEN NORTH A ND SOUTH MAIN STREETS.

ROAD CLOSURES

LONGSTRETH FROM OAKWOOD ST TO THE OAKWOOD PARK, SEYMOUR ST FROM SOUTH MAIN ST TO PARK ST.

NO PARKING

ALONG PARADE ROUTE FROM 8AM UNTIL THE PARADE IS FINISHED, OAKWOOD ST FROM SAILOR ST TO FINLEY ST, SEYMOUR ST FROM SOUTH MAIN TO PARK ST, LONGSTRETH ST FROM OAKWOOD ST TO THE OAKWOOD PARK.  ANY VEHICLE THAT IS PARKED INTHESE AREAS WILL BE ISSUED A CITATION AND/OR TOWED AT OWNERS EXPENSE.

GENERAL INFORMATION

6-10AM PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT THE OAKWOOD FIRE STATION

10AM PARADE LINE-UP

11AM PARADE START

FIREWORKS AT DUSK AT THE OAKWOOD PARK

NO PETS-NO ALCOHOL IN THE OAKWOOD PARK

“BALLOONS, BARBEQUE, AND BLUES OVER OAKWOOD”

JOIN US AT OAKWOOD PARK ON FRIDAY, JULY 8TH FROM 4-8PM.  WE HAVE FOOD, BASEBALL, MUSIC BY OAKWOOD OWN DUSTIN LIGGETT AND BLUES DJ STAX JACKSON, CAR SHOW, KETTLE CORN, AND MUCH MORE. HELP US RAISE MONEY FOR A NEW PLAYGROUND, BUY TICKETS TO WIN A HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE FOR TWO. TICKETS ARE $5 EACH OR 5 FOR $20.  BALLOON RAFFLE IS SPONSORED BY YOUR VERMILION COUNTY MCDONALD. RONALD MCDONALD WILL BE IN THE PARK FOR SELFIE PHOTOS FROM 6-8PM.  PARKING WILL BE AT THE TRACKS AND A TRANSPORTATION INTO THE PARK WILL BE PROVIDED.  NO PETS OR ALCOHOL WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE PARK.  TO REGISTER FOR THE CAR SHOW, REGISTRATION FORMS ARE AVAILABLE AT VILLAGE HALL OR ON THIS WEBSITE UNDER FORMS.  PLEASE DROP OFF OR MAIL FORMS BEFORE JUNE 25TH.  THANK YOU.

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

  10/28/15

FREE PAINTING AND HOME REPAIR!

WHEEL CHAIR RAMPS, DRYWALL, INTERIOR & EXTERIOR PAINTING, STEPS & MORE!

A GROUP OF LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS AND CHURCHES HAVE JOINED FORCES WITH TEENSERVE TO HOST A WORKCAMP IN FAIRMOUNT AND SURROUNDING AREA NEXT SUMMER.  APPROXIMATELY 400 TEENS AND THEIR ADULT LEADERS WILL BE IN TOWN JULY 10TH-16TH 2016 TO WORK ON HOMES OF RESIDENTS WHO ARE IN NEED OF HELP.  THIS PROJECT IS FOR ELDERLY OR PEOPLE WHO CANNOT PHYSICALLY OR FINANCIALLY COMPLETE THE WORK THEMSELVES.  THERE IS NO CHARGE TO THESE FAMILIES FOR LABOR OR MATERIALS.   80 TO 100 HOMES WILL QUALIFY FOR THIS SERVICE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PASTOR STEVE AT (217) 733-2366 OR TEENSERVE (800) 596-3498. THIS IS CONFIDENTIAL AND FREE OF CHARGE!

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

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