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Voting Precinct Locations

Posted on October 22, 2020

The city of Oakwood is divided into seven voting precincts.   Polling locations are listed below for residents who have registered to vote: Precinct A Oakwood Community Center 105 Patterson Road Oakwood, OH 45419 Precinct B Oakwood Community Center 105 Patterson Road Oakwood, OH 45419 Precinct C Edwin D. Smith School 1701 Shafor Boulevard Oakwood, OH...

City Council Recognizes Oakwood Inclusion Coalition

Posted on October 7, 2020

City Council adopted a resolution on October 5 recognizing the establishment of the Oakwood Inclusion Coalition, a citizen-driven organization with the mission to “study, promote, and celebrate an inclusive, equitable, diverse and welcoming environment and community for everyone who lives, works, visits, or passes through Oakwood.” Oakwood Inclusion Coalition Resolution and Establishing Document Oakwood Inclusion...
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2020 Halloween Activities and Trick-Or-Treating

Posted on October 5, 2020

The following statement was delivered at the October 5, 2020 meeting of Oakwood City Council: At a September 17 press conference, Governor DeWine issued the following statement regarding Halloween activities: “Governor DeWine reminded parents that Halloween activities will be different this year than in years past. He encouraged parents and children to wear a mask,...
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Smith Gardens Poinsettia Fundraiser

Posted on October 5, 2020

Fill your home with holiday spirit and support the Friends of Smith Gardens by participating in our Poinsettia Fundraiser! You can order poinsettias to be delivered to your home or you can send a poinsettia to someone special as a gift.  Complete and submit the Poinsettia Fundraiser Order Form by Wednesday, October 28. We will be...
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Recognizing a Fallen Officer

Posted on September 22, 2020

On May 13, 2020, Patrol Officer Claude McCormick’s name was forever memorialized on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Patrol Officer Claude McCormick joined the Oakwood Public Safety Department in 1929, and served the city of Oakwood as a motorcycle patrolman.  On August 29, 1933, while serving the Oakwood community, Officer...

Oakwood Public Safety Officer Overcomes COVID-19

Posted on September 22, 2020

Oakwood Public Safety Officer (PSO) Steve Norris was one of the first two people in the Dayton area to donate plasma after testing positive for COVID-19 in March 2020.  Plasma from recovered patients has virus-fighting antibodies, which can be used to help people battling symptoms of COVID-19. PSO Norris is a certified Police Officer, Firefighter...


Posted on August 28, 2020

Oakwood Safety Department identifies suspects in recent thefts. Press Release - Additional Suspects Identified in Thefts


Posted on August 25, 2020

City releases statement on the recent theft of signs and flags.

Yard Sign Regulations

Posted on August 24, 2020

As yard signs are increasingly being installed around the city of Oakwood, and with election season approaching, the city is receiving questions about sign regulations.  Typical yard signs are classified as Temporary Signs under Title 12 of the Oakwood Zoning Code.  Temporary Signs are permitted in residential zoning districts pursuant to the following restrictions: Individual...

Census Door-to-Door Visits

Posted on August 10, 2020

Census Bureau employees are knocking on doors in Oakwood neighborhoods to collect responses from households that have not already self-responded. What To Expect: Census takers wear masks and follow local public health guidelines when they visit. All census takers complete a COVID-19 training on safety protocols. If the census taker who visits your home does...
Statewide Mask Order


Posted on July 23, 2020

The Ohio Department of Health has issued an order mandating all persons in the state of Ohio to wear face masks while in public places.  This order takes effect at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 23 until further notice. The order applies to any indoor location other than a residence, as well as people who...
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Chief Hill Briefs City Council

Posted on July 21, 2020

Chief Alan Hill provided a Public Safety Department update to City Council at the July 20 Oakwood City Council meeting.  The following topics were discussed:  Capital Equipment; Personnel Changes; Department Operations Statement; Officer Recruitment; Use of Force; Ohio Collaborative and the Citizen Police Academy. Video of Chief Hill’s Report to City Council  PowerPoint Presentation

Participate in our 2020 Citizen Police Academy!

Posted on July 21, 2020

The Oakwood Public Safety Department is excited to announce that we are accepting applications for our Citizen Police Academy (CPA), September 9, 2020 through November 11, 2020.  The CPA will consist of a ten-week curriculum educating the participants about the functions of the Oakwood Public Safety Department.  Classes will be held from 6:30 pm to...
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Oakwood Avenue Road Closure – Monday, July 20

Posted on July 17, 2020

The northbound lane of Oakwood Avenue between Five Points and E. Schantz will be closed to traffic for gas line work.  The closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, July 20. Contact the Public Works Department at (937) 298-0777 with any questions.
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Mobile Census Unit Rolling Through Neighborhoods

Posted on July 7, 2020

The Dayton-Montgomery County Complete Count Committee (CCC) launched its 2020 Mobile Census Unit today, available now through August 31st. Equipped with a WiFi hotspot and digital tablets, the Census Van will provide families a chance to respond to the 2020 Census online and in-person.  Neighborhood associations and community organizations are encouraged to book the Census...

Chief Alan Hill Addresses the Death of Mr. George Floyd

Posted on June 11, 2020

Oakwood Public Safety Director Alan Hill makes a public statement about the horrific killing of Mr. George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Public Safety Department Training

Posted on June 5, 2020

Each year, all of the Oakwood Public Safety Department personnel complete an extensive training program.  The training program involves numerous topics, and regularly includes courses on cultural diversity and implicit bias. The purpose of the program is to ensure that all personnel are fully prepared to properly and effectively perform the public safety duties to...
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Oakwood Facility & Park Reopening

Posted on June 4, 2020

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, including restrooms Shafor Park Fairridge...

Gardner Pool Membership

Posted on May 28, 2020

The city will open Gardner Pool on Saturday, June 6.  The pool will operate in accordance with guidelines and protocols developed based on directives from the Ohio Department of Health. Gardner Pool Membership & Protocols
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Oakwood Response to COVID-19

Posted on May 19, 2020

The city of Oakwood’s response to COVID-19 includes taking all reasonable steps to protect the health, welfare and safety of our community, our city employees, and the general public. We are also fully committed to complying with all federal and state mandates in addressing the COVID-19. Oakwood Facility & Park Reopening Capture Oakwood COVID-19 History
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