Category: City News

2020 State of the City Address

Oakwood Mayor Bill Duncan gave his 2020 State of the City address at the February 3 Oakwood City Council meeting. This address provides the Mayor an opportunity to report on last year’s successes as well as plans for the upcoming year.

2020 City Budget

On December 9, 2019 Oakwood City Council approved an Ordinance appropriating 2020 spending.  That spending is detailed in the 2020 Budget document.  The document also includes the City Manager’s Budget Message.

Ohio 937 / 326 Area Code Overlay

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio approved a new 326 area code to the area served by the 937 area code to ensure a continuing supply of phone numbers.  The existing 937 area code is expected to run out of available phone numbers in 2020. What does this mean? Because more than one area code … Continued

United States 2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a nationwide count of our citizens every ten years. The next census takes place in 2020, and the results will help determine Ohio’s representation in Congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. The federal government distributes more than $675 billion to states … Continued

Meet our new Engineering & Public Works Director

City Manager Norbert Klopsch introduced Doug Spitler, PE, the City’s new Director of Engineering and Public Works, at the Monday, January 6, 2020 City Council meeting. Doug will lead 29 fulltime employees in performing all Oakwood Engineering and Public Works services to include refuse and recycling operations, public roadway and sidewalk maintenance, water and sanitary … Continued

Traffic Enforcement

On September 30, 2019, the city of Oakwood received a report entitled “Who Gets Stopped in Oakwood?  The Racial Divide”.  The report was prepared by Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (“ABLE”).  The city committed to completing a thorough review of the report and to issue a written response.  From a data analysis perspective, the … Continued

Honoring Detective Jorge Del Rio

Oakwood City Council and Chief Alan Hill honored the life and service of Dayton Detective Jorge Del Rio with a public tribute at the December 9 meeting.

Oakwood Public Safety Department Supports Oakwood City Schools BOLD Campaign

Oakwood City Schools strives for students to build their lives alcohol and drug-free. The BOLD (Building Our Lives Drug-free) campaign provides community members an opportunity to show they are united in this effort to help students be alcohol and drug-free.  Oakwood parents and community members are invited to sign the BOLD pledge banner. By signing, … Continued

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