**Due to equipment currently out of service, refuse and recycling are being picked up by separate crews.**

The due date for filing your 2020 City of Oakwood income tax return has been extended to May 17, 2021.

City of Oakwood COVID-19 Response

Below is a summary of actions taken by the city of Oakwood in response to the COVID-19 virus:

  • Essential Government and Infrastructure Functions: As a municipality, the city of Oakwood provides essential government and infrastructure functions.  All departments within the city of Oakwood governmental organization are operating under enhanced efforts to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
  • Public Facilities: All city of Oakwood facilities and parks are open to the public.  This includes:
    • Oakwood Community Center (OCC) at 105 Patterson Road
    • Oakwood Public Works Center at 210 Shafor Boulevard
    • Oakwood City Building at 30 Park Avenue
    • Oakwood Public Safety Building at 30 Park Avenue
    • Oakwood Dog Park
    • Orchardly Park
    • Shafor Park
    • Fairridge Park
    • Cook Park
  • Police/Fire/EMS Services: Emergency police, fire and EMS services continue through the pandemic.  Some non-emergency services are modified.
  • First Responders: A March 16 press release provided guidance to the community on calling for public safety assistance.
  • Refuse Collection and Disposal Operations: Normal refuse collection and disposal operations continue through the pandemic.  The Public Works staff includes multiple employees with the skills necessary to collect and dispose of weekly household trash and recyclables, and to conduct all other Oakwood refuse programs/operations.
  • Water and Sewer Operations: Normal water and sanitary sewer operations continue through the pandemic.  The Public Works staff includes employees licensed by the Ohio EPA to operate the public water production and treatment systems.  Additionally, Oakwood staff has communicated with water department staff at the city of Dayton and Montgomery County regarding back-up support if needed.  The Oakwood Public Works staff includes multiple employees with the skills necessary to maintain the sanitary sewer system.
  • Employee Issues Regarding Illnesses/Returning to Work: Directives were issued to all employees regarding personal health, and directives were given to Department Heads and Supervisors in regard to employees returning to work after recovering from the COVID-19 virus.
  • Smith Gardens Rentals: Smith Gardens is closed to rentals.
  • Tennis Courts: Public tennis courts at Shafor Park and Orchardly Park are open for use, as is the Hollinger Tennis Facility (members only).  Signs are posted at the tennis courts mandating social distancing.
  • Municipal Court Operations: The Oakwood Municipal Court is open, but with some operational adjustment to address social distancing requirements.  Call 937-293-3058 with questions.
  • Limiting Face to Face Meetings: Face to face meetings in public buildings are either cancelled or severely limited.
  • Temporary Business Signs: The City is allowing the use of certain types of temporary signs promoting businesses. This action was taken to allow small businesses to promote/advertise their operating hours during the pandemic.
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