Category: City News

2024 That Day in May

Oakwood’s family festival, ‘That Day In May’ will be held on Saturday, May 18. Please plan on attending this year’s festival which promises to be packed full of fun activities and events for the whole family!  Visit for a schedule of events.

2023 Oakwood Annual Report

The city of Oakwood recently published the 2023 Annual Report.  The report highlights the major events of the previous year and provides information about each of the city departments, the public services provided to the Oakwood community, and community projects and issues. 2023 Oakwood Annual Report

2024 Oakwood Fire Hydrant Flushing

Our Public Works Department will be flushing fire hydrants throughout Oakwood between April 1 and May 3. While the hydrant flushing may cause some temporary water discoloration, the water is safe to use and will clear shortly after areas are flushed. Please check your water for clarity before doing any laundry. Click the following link … Continued

Far Hills Storm Sewer Reconstruction Project Update – 3/7

Project Highlights: Storm Sewer Construction on Devereux Drive: Kinnison Excavating crews have completed the majority of storm sewer construction along Devereux Drive. This includes the main trunk line and most “branches” leading to storm sewer inlets along the road. Backfilling with gravel was completed last month. Devereux Drive remains closed to through traffic as we … Continued

2024 Leaf Mulch

The 2024 annual leaf mulch program begins on Saturday, April 13.  The leaves collected throughout the city last fall have been converted into leaf mulch.  The leaf mulch is available to Oakwood residents for spring yard and garden projects. Visit Leaf Mulch for more information.

2024 City Budget

On December 4, 2023 Oakwood City Council approved an Ordinance appropriating 2024 spending.  That spending is detailed in the 2024 Budget document.  The document also includes the City Manager’s Budget Message.

RTA Trolley Wire System Removal

The Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA) is removing the overhead trolley wire system throughout the city of Oakwood.  The work will be completed in two phases.  Phase 1 involves the removal of the overhead wires along Oakwood Avenue between Irving Avenue and Far Hills Avenue/Thruston Boulevard and along Far Hills Avenue between Oakwood Avenue/Thruston … Continued

Far Hills Storm Sewer Reconstruction Project Update – 12/22

Project Highlights: Kinnison Excavating has substantially completed and restored Phase 1: The phase, covering Dellwood Avenue and northbound Far Hills Avenue, is substantially complete and open to traffic and parking per the posted restrictions. Progress on Phase 2 (Devereux Drive):  Excavation, pipe laying, and temporary restoration has been completed on about 2/3 of the new … Continued

Far Hills Storm Sewer Reconstruction Project Update – 11/30

Schedule Change for Upcoming Work: It was last reported that the curb on the north side of Dellwood would occur this week, week of 11/27. Due to sustained freezing temperatures, the subcontractor (Oglesby) is now tentatively scheduled to replace the curb early in the week during the week of 12/3. Kinnison Excavating will begin demolition … Continued

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