TRASH DELAY:  Trash pickup for all routes the week of January 17 will be one day later than usual.  Monday’s route will be picked up Tuesday; Tuesday’s route will be picked up Wednesday; Wednesday’s route will be picked up Thursday; and Thursday’s route will be picked up Friday.


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Mike Kelly

Posted on January 14, 2022

The city of Oakwood mourns the loss of former Oakwood City Manager and Public Safety Director Mike Kelly.  Mike served the city of Oakwood for over 33 years, the last nine plus years as Oakwood City Manager.  He served as Assistant to the City Manager from 1968 to 1971; as Public Safety Director from 1971...

CenterPoint Gas Line Improvements – Final Two Years

Posted on January 11, 2022

In 2010, CenterPoint (formerly Vectren) began a project to replace all of the underground natural gas distribution pipes and home service lines throughout Oakwood.  Each year, CenterPoint worked in different Oakwood neighborhoods installing new polyethylene pipes in place of old steel and cast-iron pipes and moving indoor gas meters to outside wall locations. There are...
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Closed Captioning Service for Spectrum Government Access Channels

Posted on December 10, 2021

Beginning in January 2022, closed captioning services will be available for all programs shown on the Spectrum Government Access Channels operated by the Miami Valley Communications Council (MVCC).  This includes Oakwood City Council meetings that are shown live and rebroadcast each month on Spectrum Channel 6. Additional details are available in the following article published...

Community Assistance Needed

Posted on December 9, 2021

The Oakwood Public Safety Department is currently investigating a criminal mischief complaint regarding unknown subject(s) defacing property within the Shroyer Road public right-of-way with stickers. If you live in this area and have a Ring type camera facing Shroyer Road, please check your camera footage. If you see anything suspicious, please immediately contact the Oakwood...
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Watch the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of our new Recycling Facility!

Posted on December 8, 2021

The new Recycling Facility grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration took place on November 30, 2021.  Follow the link below to view the ribbon cutting ceremony and footage of the completed facility. Video:  Recycling Facility Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony The recycling facility was moved from its original location in the parking lot of the Creager...
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2022 Dog Licenses Available for Purchase at City Hall

Posted on December 1, 2021

2022 dog licenses are being sold at the Oakwood City Building (30 Park Avenue) from Wednesday, December 1 to Monday, January 31, 2022.  The base fee for an annual license is $20, the same as last year, but applies to spayed/neutered dogs only.  The fee for unaltered dogs is $24. Fees are payable in cash...
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Holiday Light Recycling

Posted on December 1, 2021

Did you know that you can recycle your unwanted and/or defective holiday string lights?  We are partnering with Green Oakwood by placing drop-off containers at the Oakwood Public Works Center and the Oakwood Community Center.  A drop-off container is also available at Wright Memorial Library. The following 24/7 drop-off locations are operational from December 1, 2021...
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Oakwood Public Safety Department Receives Training Focusing on Mental Health

Posted on June 2, 2021

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, statistics show that approximately 20% (51.5 million) of U.S. adults experienced a mental health condition in 2019, and it is estimated that 10 percent of all law enforcement calls for service involve a person with a mental illness.  In an effort to equip every officer with the necessary skills to...

Oakwood Public Safety Rewards Oakwood Youth for Making Good Choices

Posted on May 20, 2021

Oakwood Public Safety Officers will be recognizing local youth who are observed making good choices such as: playing safely outside, looking both ways before crossing the street, using a crosswalk, wearing a bicycle helmet, and several other safe or courteous actions. Visit our Good Choice Ticket Program webpage for additional information.  
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2020 Oakwood Annual Report

Posted on March 26, 2021

The city of Oakwood recently published the 2020 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.  It will be delivered to all Oakwood residential and business properties during the...
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2021 State of the City Address

Posted on March 10, 2021

Oakwood Mayor Bill Duncan gave his 2021 State of the City address at the March 1 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.  
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Smith Gardens Recognized

Posted on February 13, 2021

The city of Oakwood’s community treasure, Smith Gardens, was recently chosen for recognition in the Spring Edition of the Ohio City/County Management Association (OCMA) Newsletter, and is featured on the OCMA website. Additional information is available in the Press Release.
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2021 City Budget

Posted on February 12, 2021

Oakwood City Council adopted Ordinance No. 4925 on December 14, 2020 approving the 2021 City Budget.  Pages 7 through 12 of the budget book are the City Manager’s Budget Message.  It provides highlights.

Leigh Turben Appointed to City Council

Posted on February 2, 2021

At the February 1, 2021 public meeting, Oakwood City Council accepted the resignation of Council Member Christopher B. Epley, and appointed Leigh S. Turben to fill the vacant seat through the end of 2021. Mr. Epley resigned his council position to take a seat on the bench of the Second District Court of Appeals. This...
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COVID-19 Vaccine

Posted on December 24, 2020

Members of the Oakwood Public Safety Department began receiving the COVID-19 vaccine on December 24.  All Oakwood Public Safety Department first responders are either paramedics or emergency medical technicians and regularly engage in emergency medical responses throughout the Oakwood community.
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OCC Online Registration!

Posted on October 30, 2020

We are thrilled to announce the launching of our new online registration website This new, streamlined website allows residents to set up their own household profiles, register and pay for classes, renew memberships, track their activities, search online through all of the current offerings and much more.  Residents are encouraged to create a profile...

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 (OIC), 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...
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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...
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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